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The Resource Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean

Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean

Label
Great expectations
Title
Great expectations
Statement of responsibility
a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth. The orphaned Pip later meets the unattainable Estella, falls in love with her and yearns to better himself in order to be worthy of her
Member of
Cataloging source
CXP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great expectations (Motion picture : 1946)
Credits note
Photography, Guy Green ; editor, Jack Harris ; music, Walter Goehr; production designer, John Bryan
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1812-1870
  • 1908-1991
  • 1908-2005
  • 1917-1998
  • 1914-2000
  • 1907-1991
  • 1929-2010
  • -1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Lean, David
  • Mills, John
  • Hobson, Valerie
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Neame, Ronald
  • Miles, Bernard
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Sullivan, Francis L
  • Havelock-Allan, Anthony
  • Walsh, Kay
  • McGivern, Cecil
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Cineguild (Firm)
  • General Film Distributors
Runtime
118
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • The classic collection
Series volume
31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • England
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Videodisc release of the 1946 motion picture
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
  • "Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Container
  • Program notes by Adrian Turner inserted in container
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780780021273
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429128022
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
GRE270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IWhN)ocm43682050
  • (Sirsi) o43682050
  • (TMQ) o41182942
  • (OCoLC)ocm43682050
  • (Sirsi) o43682050
  • (TMQ) o41182942
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Videodisc release of the 1946 motion picture
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
  • "Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Container
  • Program notes by Adrian Turner inserted in container
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780780021273
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429128022
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
GRE270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IWhN)ocm43682050
  • (Sirsi) o43682050
  • (TMQ) o41182942
  • (OCoLC)ocm43682050
  • (Sirsi) o43682050
  • (TMQ) o41182942
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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