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The Resource Chimes at midnight, Harry Saltzman presents ; produced by Emiliano Piedra and Angel Escolano for Internacional Films Española ; a Spanish-Swiss co-production, Internacional Films Española-Alpine Productions ; directed by Orson Welles, (VIDEORECORDING)

Chimes at midnight, Harry Saltzman presents ; produced by Emiliano Piedra and Angel Escolano for Internacional Films Española ; a Spanish-Swiss co-production, Internacional Films Española-Alpine Productions ; directed by Orson Welles, (VIDEORECORDING)

Label
Chimes at midnight
Title
Chimes at midnight
Statement of responsibility
Harry Saltzman presents ; produced by Emiliano Piedra and Angel Escolano for Internacional Films Española ; a Spanish-Swiss co-production, Internacional Films Española-Alpine Productions ; directed by Orson Welles
Title variation
  • Falstaff, chimes at midnight
  • Chimes at midnight
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's extraordinary film career that was the culmination of the filmmaker's lifelong obsession with Shakespeare's ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff. Usually a comic supporting figure, Falstaff; the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV's wayward son Prince Hal, here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, lumbering grace
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Narration based on Holinshed's Chronicles spoken by Ralph Richardson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, Sir John Gielgud, Marina Vlady, Walter Chiari, Fernando Rey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1928-2017
  • 1892-1972
  • 1904-2000
  • 1938-
  • 1917-1994
  • 1902-1983
  • 1564-1616
  • 1564-1616
  • 1564-1616
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Piedra, Emiliano
  • Escolano, Ángel
  • Moreau, Jeanne
  • Rutherford, Margaret
  • Gielgud, John
  • Vlady, Marina
  • Rey, Fernando
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Internacional Films Española
  • Alpine Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
116
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
830
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Shakespeare, William
Technique
live action
Label
Chimes at midnight, Harry Saltzman presents ; produced by Emiliano Piedra and Angel Escolano for Internacional Films Española ; a Spanish-Swiss co-production, Internacional Films Española-Alpine Productions ; directed by Orson Welles, (VIDEORECORDING)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Photography, Edmund Richard ; music, Alberto Lavagnino
  • Adapted from four plays by William Shakespeare: Henry IV, Henry V, Richard II, and The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Originally released as a motion picture under title: Campanadas a medianoche = Chimes at midnight = Falstaff in 1965. English language version released by Peppercorn Wormser, Inc. in 1967
  • Widescreen (1.66:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring film scholar James Naremore, author of "The magic world of Orson Wells"; New interview with actor Keith Baxter; New interview with director Orson Welle's daughter Beatrice Welles, who appeared in the film at age seven; New interview with film historian Joseph McBride, author of "What ever happended to Orson Welles?"; Interview with Welles while at work editing the film, from a 1965 episode of "The Merv Griffin Show"; Trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Supplements
Control code
ocn953699816
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Isbn
9781681431918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2664DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)953699816
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chimes at midnight, Harry Saltzman presents ; produced by Emiliano Piedra and Angel Escolano for Internacional Films Española ; a Spanish-Swiss co-production, Internacional Films Española-Alpine Productions ; directed by Orson Welles, (VIDEORECORDING)
Publication
Note
  • Photography, Edmund Richard ; music, Alberto Lavagnino
  • Adapted from four plays by William Shakespeare: Henry IV, Henry V, Richard II, and The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Originally released as a motion picture under title: Campanadas a medianoche = Chimes at midnight = Falstaff in 1965. English language version released by Peppercorn Wormser, Inc. in 1967
  • Widescreen (1.66:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring film scholar James Naremore, author of "The magic world of Orson Wells"; New interview with actor Keith Baxter; New interview with director Orson Welle's daughter Beatrice Welles, who appeared in the film at age seven; New interview with film historian Joseph McBride, author of "What ever happended to Orson Welles?"; Interview with Welles while at work editing the film, from a 1965 episode of "The Merv Griffin Show"; Trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Supplements
Control code
ocn953699816
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Isbn
9781681431918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2664DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)953699816
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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