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David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)

Label
David Lean directs Noël Coward
Title
David Lean directs Noël Coward
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows the stories of the captain and sailors aboard the British Naval ship, HMS Torrin, during WWII; follows the lives of a working-class family in the London suburbs from the end of WWI to the beginning of WWII; plans go awry when a novelist invites amedium to conduct a seance at his house to inspire him, but she summons the spirit of his dead first wife instead; two people, married to others, begin a doomed love affair
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coward, Noel
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
D379 2012
PerformerNote
In which we serve: Noel Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles ; This happy breed: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness ; Blithe spirit: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond ; Brief encounter: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1899-1973
  • 1908-2005
  • 1905-1956
  • 1899-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Coward, Noel
  • Mills, John
  • Newton, Robert
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Coward, Noel
Runtime
407
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
603
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Working class families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Seances
  • Ghosts
  • Adultery
  • Coward, Noel
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "This happy breed" and "Blithe spirit" based on the plays by Noel Coward; "Brief encounter" based on the play "Still life" by Noel Coward
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1942-1945
  • Features: audio commentary on "Brief encounter" by film historian Bruce Eder; new interviews with Noel Coward scholar Barry Day on all of the films; interview with cinematographer-screenwriter-producer Ronald Neame from 2010; short documentaries from 2000 on the making of "In which we serve" and "Brief encounter"; "David Lean : a self portrait," a 1971 television documentary on Lean's career; episode of the British television series "The Southbank show" from 1992 on the life and career of Coward; audio recording of a 1969 conversation between Richard Attenborough and Coward at London's National Film Theatre; trailers; booklet featuring essays by Ian Christie, Terrence Rafferty, Farran Smith Nehme, Geoffrey O'Brien, and Kevin Brownlow
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
In which we serve (1942) / written and produced by Noel Coward ; directed by Noel Coward, David Lean -- This happy breed (1944) / produced by Noel Coward ; adaptation by Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame -- Blithe spirit (1945) / produced and written by Noel Coward ; adaptation by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan -- Brief encounter (1945) / produced by Noel Coward
Control code
BEDDCTC CC2124D
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (407 min.)
Isbn
9786314597580
Isbn Type
: DVD
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00715515093316
  • 715515093316
Other physical details
sd., b&w, col.
Publisher number
CC2124DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVDs, mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "This happy breed" and "Blithe spirit" based on the plays by Noel Coward; "Brief encounter" based on the play "Still life" by Noel Coward
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1942-1945
  • Features: audio commentary on "Brief encounter" by film historian Bruce Eder; new interviews with Noel Coward scholar Barry Day on all of the films; interview with cinematographer-screenwriter-producer Ronald Neame from 2010; short documentaries from 2000 on the making of "In which we serve" and "Brief encounter"; "David Lean : a self portrait," a 1971 television documentary on Lean's career; episode of the British television series "The Southbank show" from 1992 on the life and career of Coward; audio recording of a 1969 conversation between Richard Attenborough and Coward at London's National Film Theatre; trailers; booklet featuring essays by Ian Christie, Terrence Rafferty, Farran Smith Nehme, Geoffrey O'Brien, and Kevin Brownlow
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
In which we serve (1942) / written and produced by Noel Coward ; directed by Noel Coward, David Lean -- This happy breed (1944) / produced by Noel Coward ; adaptation by Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame -- Blithe spirit (1945) / produced and written by Noel Coward ; adaptation by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan -- Brief encounter (1945) / produced by Noel Coward
Control code
BEDDCTC CC2124D
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (407 min.)
Isbn
9786314597580
Isbn Type
: DVD
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00715515093316
  • 715515093316
Other physical details
sd., b&w, col.
Publisher number
CC2124DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVDs, mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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