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The Resource David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)

David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)

Label
David Lean directs Noël Coward
Title
David Lean directs Noël Coward
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • In which we serve: The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
  • This happy breed: The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
  • Blithe spirit: A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
  • Brief encounter: After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
JRG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • In which we serve: British Lion Film Corpn. Ltd. presents a Two Cities film ; produced by Noel Coward ; photographed by Ronald Neame ; editor, Thelma Myers ; music, Noel Coward ; directed by Noel Coward and David Lean
  • This happy breed: a Two Cities film ; a Noel-Coward-Cineguild production ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock Allan ; film editor, Jack Harris ; photographed by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward
  • Blithe spirit: a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; film editor, Jack Harris ; music by Richard Addinsell ; photographed by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
  • Brief encounter: a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; director of photography, Robert Krasker ; film editor, Jack Harris ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward
Language note
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
PerformerNote
  • In which we serve: Noel Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson, Kay Walsh, Joyce Carey,
  • This happy breed: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills, Kay Walsh
  • Blithe spirit: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford
  • Brief encounter: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1899-1973
  • 1908-2005
  • 1907-1991
  • 1908-1982
  • 1898-1993
  • 1905-1956
  • 1910-2005
  • 1892-1972
  • 1916-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Coward, Noel
  • Mills, John
  • Miles, Bernard
  • Johnson, Celia
  • Walsh, Kay
  • Carey, Joyce
  • Newton, Robert
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Cummings, Constance
  • Hammond, Kay
  • Rutherford, Margaret
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
407
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
603
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Ghost plays
  • Seances
  • Housewives
  • Railroad stations
  • Adultery
  • Marriage
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Technique
live action
Label
David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1942, 1944 and 1945
  • Special features: audio commentary on Brief Encounter by film historian Bruce Eder ; interviews with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day on all of the films ; interview with cinematographer Ronald Neame from 2010 ; short documentaries on the making of Why We Serve and Brief Encounter ; documentary David Lean: A Self Portrait ; episode of the British television series The Southbank Show from 1992 ; audio recording of a 1969 conversation between actor Richard Attenborough and Coward ; trailers
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • (1945, col., 96 min.)
  • Disc 4:
  • Brief encounter
  • (1945, b&w, 86 min.)
  • Disc 1:
  • In which we serve
  • (1942, b&w, 114 min.)
  • Disc 2:
  • This happy breed
  • (1944, col., 111 min.)
  • Disc 3:
  • Blithe spirit
Control code
ocn781641043
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (407 min.)
Isbn
9781604655599
Lccn
00564956
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515093316
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
CC2124D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l00564956
  • (Sirsi) l00564956
System details
DVD; region 1 ; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
David Lean directs Noël Coward, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1942, 1944 and 1945
  • Special features: audio commentary on Brief Encounter by film historian Bruce Eder ; interviews with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day on all of the films ; interview with cinematographer Ronald Neame from 2010 ; short documentaries on the making of Why We Serve and Brief Encounter ; documentary David Lean: A Self Portrait ; episode of the British television series The Southbank Show from 1992 ; audio recording of a 1969 conversation between actor Richard Attenborough and Coward ; trailers
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • (1945, col., 96 min.)
  • Disc 4:
  • Brief encounter
  • (1945, b&w, 86 min.)
  • Disc 1:
  • In which we serve
  • (1942, b&w, 114 min.)
  • Disc 2:
  • This happy breed
  • (1944, col., 111 min.)
  • Disc 3:
  • Blithe spirit
Control code
ocn781641043
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (407 min.)
Isbn
9781604655599
Lccn
00564956
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515093316
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
CC2124D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l00564956
  • (Sirsi) l00564956
System details
DVD; region 1 ; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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