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Great expectations [videorecording] / a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean ... [et al.] ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean.

Publication:
[S.l.] : Criterion Collection : Home Vision Cinema, 1998.
Series:
Criterion collection; 31
Criterion Collection ; 31
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Legacies -- Drama.
Orphans -- Drama.
Unrequited love -- Drama.
England -- Drama.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film adaptations.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby digital mono.
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
Participant:
John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, Francio L. Sullivan, Bernard Miles, Martita Hunt.
Credits:
Photographed by Guy Green; film editor, Jack Harris; musical score composed and conducted by Walter Goehr with the National Symphony Orchestra.
Notes:
Based on Great expectations / by Charles Dickens.
Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1946.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Contributor:
Lean, David, 1908-1991. , Director,
Mills, John, 1908-2005. , Actor
Hobson, Valerie, 1917-1998. , Actor
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 , Actor
Neame, Ronald. , Producer
Miles, Bernard, 1907-1991. , Actor
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010 , Actor
Sullivan, Francis L. , Actor
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. , Author
Rank Organisation. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Home Vision (Firm) , Distributor
Class of 1953 Fund.
ISBN:
0780021274
OCLC:
84156245
Publisher Number:
037429128022
GRE270 Janus Films
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