49th parallel [videorecording] / Janus Films ; scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell.
- Other Title:
- Forty ninth parallel [videorecording]
Forty-ninth parallel [videorecording]
- Special ed.
- Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, c2007.
- Criterion collection; 376
The Criterion collection ; 376
2 videodiscs (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1booklet ( p. ; 19 cm.)
- Submarines (Ships) -- Germany -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Drama.
World war, 1939-1945 -- Canada -- Drama.
United States -- Boundaries -- Canada -- Drama.
Cities and towns -- Drama.
Canada -- Drama.
- Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.
- System Details:
- DVD; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono; Region 1.
- When a Nazi U-boat crew headed by the ruthless Lieutenant Hirth is stranded in Canada during World War II, the men evade capture by hiding out in a series of rural communities before trying to cross the border into the still-neutral United States.
- Disc 1. The film; audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder; original theatrical trailer; Disc 2. Special features: "The volunteer", a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short staring Ralph Richardson; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; "A pretty British affair": a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which consider their WWII-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together; new essay by film scholar Charles Barr and Powell's 1941 premiere speech.
- Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Niall MacGinnis, Glynis Johns, Finlay Currie.
- Cinematographer, Frederick Young ; editor, David Lean ; music composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams.
- Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the J. Fithian Tatem Memorial Fund.
- Powell, Michael, 1905-1990. , Director, Producer, Author
Ackland, Rodney, 1908-1991. , Screenwriter
Pressburger, Emeric, 1902-1988. , Screenwriter
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943 , Actor
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989. , Actor
Massey, Raymond. , Actor
Walbrook, Anton, 1900-1967. , Actor
Portman, Eric, 1901-1969 , Actor
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 , Composer
Barr, Charles. , Author
Janus Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
J. Fithian Tatem Memorial Fund.
- Volunteer [videorecording]
Pretty British affair [videorecording]
- Publisher Number:
CC1683D Criterion Collection
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