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The Resource Brief encounter, G.C.F. presents Eagle-Lion Distributors Ltd. ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward ; [written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan]

Brief encounter, G.C.F. presents Eagle-Lion Distributors Ltd. ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward ; [written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan]

Label
Brief encounter
Title
Brief encounter
Statement of responsibility
G.C.F. presents Eagle-Lion Distributors Ltd. ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward ; [written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan]
Title variation
  • Noel Coward's Brief encounter
  • David Lean's brief encounter
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Member of
Cataloging source
PVL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Brief encounter (Motion picture : 1945)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Krasker ; film editor, Jack Harris ; music director, Muir Mathieson, conducting the National Symphony Orchestra ; piano soloist, Eileen Joyce
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.M27
LC item number
B74 2000
PerformerNote
Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1973
  • 1908-1991
  • 1908-1982
  • 1916-1988
  • 1898-1993
  • -1973
  • 1903-1959
  • 1903-1991
  • 1926-
  • 1899-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coward, Noel
  • Neame, Ronald
  • Havelock-Allan, Anthony
  • Lean, David
  • Johnson, Celia
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Holloway, Stanley
  • Carey, Joyce
  • Raymond, Cyril
  • Gregg, Everley
  • Mars, Marjorie
  • Barton, Margaret
  • Coward, Noel
  • Cineguild (Firm)
  • Eagle-Lion Films, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
86
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
76
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Housewives
  • Adultery
  • Marriage
  • Railroad stations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Brief encounter, G.C.F. presents Eagle-Lion Distributors Ltd. ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward ; [written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Screenwriters uncredited; information taken from booklet accompanying DVD
  • Based on the play "Still life" by Noel Coward
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945. First released in the United States in 1946
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder; restoration demonstration; original theatrical trailer; luminous digital transfer, with restored image and sound
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (86 min.)
Isbn
9780780023420
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429150726
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
BRI140
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44639285
  • (Sirsi) o44639285
  • (OCoLC)44639285
System details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Brief encounter, G.C.F. presents Eagle-Lion Distributors Ltd. ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward ; [written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan]
Publication
Note
  • Screenwriters uncredited; information taken from booklet accompanying DVD
  • Based on the play "Still life" by Noel Coward
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945. First released in the United States in 1946
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder; restoration demonstration; original theatrical trailer; luminous digital transfer, with restored image and sound
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (86 min.)
Isbn
9780780023420
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429150726
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
BRI140
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44639285
  • (Sirsi) o44639285
  • (OCoLC)44639285
System details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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