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The Resource La grande illusion : [Grand illusion], A Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique production; producer Jean Renoir ; screenplay and dialogues by Charles Spaak and Jean Renoir ; Canal+ Image International, (videorecording)

La grande illusion : [Grand illusion], A Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique production; producer Jean Renoir ; screenplay and dialogues by Charles Spaak and Jean Renoir ; Canal+ Image International, (videorecording)

Label
La grande illusion : [Grand illusion]
Title
La grande illusion
Title remainder
[Grand illusion]
Statement of responsibility
A Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique production; producer Jean Renoir ; screenplay and dialogues by Charles Spaak and Jean Renoir ; Canal+ Image International
Title variation
  • Jean Renoir's Grand illusion
  • Grand illusion
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
In this classic tale of adventure, duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the German commandant, a fellow aristocrat, while simultaneously cooperating with his French comrades, who are commoners, in a daring escape
Member of
Awards note
Best Foreign Film, 1938, New York Film Critics Awards.
Cataloging source
MOU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Christian Matras ; film editors, Marguerite [Houllé-Renoir], Marthe Huguet ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; music, Joseph Kosma ; English titles, Herman G. Weinberg
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Marcel Dalio
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1979
  • 1903-
  • 1904-1976
  • 1897-
  • 1885-1957
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renoir, Jean
  • Spaak, Charles
  • Gabin, Jean
  • Parlo, Dita
  • Fresnay, Pierre
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Canal + Image International
Runtime
114
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • The classic collection
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
La grande illusion : [Grand illusion], A Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique production; producer Jean Renoir ; screenplay and dialogues by Charles Spaak and Jean Renoir ; Canal+ Image International, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Janus Films. [Presented by] Ministere de la Culture, Les Archives du Film du Centre national de la cinématographie."
  • Based on the novel by Charles Spaak
  • DVD release of the 1937 motion picture
  • Newly restored digital transfer, created from the long-lost camera negative
  • Dolby digital mono
  • Special features include: Rare theatrical trailer in which Jean Renoir discusses this film and his personal war experiences; audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie; Renoir and Erich von Stroheim accept honors (archival radio presentation)
Accompanying material
1 insert.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm48252016
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780020702
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
GRA070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48252016
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La grande illusion : [Grand illusion], A Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique production; producer Jean Renoir ; screenplay and dialogues by Charles Spaak and Jean Renoir ; Canal+ Image International, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Janus Films. [Presented by] Ministere de la Culture, Les Archives du Film du Centre national de la cinématographie."
  • Based on the novel by Charles Spaak
  • DVD release of the 1937 motion picture
  • Newly restored digital transfer, created from the long-lost camera negative
  • Dolby digital mono
  • Special features include: Rare theatrical trailer in which Jean Renoir discusses this film and his personal war experiences; audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie; Renoir and Erich von Stroheim accept honors (archival radio presentation)
Accompanying material
1 insert.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm48252016
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780020702
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
GRA070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48252016
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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