Franklin

In which we serve [videorecording] / British Lion Film Corp. Ltd. presents ; a Two Cities film by Noël Coward ; produced by Noël Coward ; directed by Noël Coward, David Lean ; a Noël Coward production.

Publication:
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2012]
Series:
David Lean directs Noël Coward.
Criterion collection; 603.
Criterion collection; 604.
The Criterion collection ; 603
The Criterion collection ; 604
David Lean directs Noël Coward
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (43 p. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British -- Drama.
Battleships -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
War films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Great Britain.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, mono.
Summary:
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.
Participant:
Noël Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson, Joyce Carey, Kay Walsh, Michael Wilding, Richard Attenborough.
Credits:
Photography, Ronald Neame ; editor, Thelma Myers ; music, Noël Coward.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1942.
Also issued in box set: David Lean directs Noël Coward with Blithe spirit, Brief encounter and This happy breed.
Restored by the BFI National Archive and Granada International.
Special features: interview with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day; short documentary film from 2000 on the making of the film; audio recording of a 1969 conversation between actor Richard Attenborough and Coward; trailer.
Contributor:
Lean, David, 1908-1991 , Director
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 , Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Composer, Director
Mills, John, 1908-2005. , Actor
Miles, Bernard, 1907-1991. , Actor
Johnson, Celia, 1908-1982 , Actor
Carey, Joyce, 1898-1993. , Actor
Walsh, Kay. , Actor
Wilding, Michael, 1912-1979. , Actor
Attenborough, Richard. , Actor
British Lion Films. , Producer
Two Cities Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
1604655607
9781604655605
1604655593 (set)
9781604655599 (set)
OCLC:
781293004
Publisher Number:
715515093316 set
CC2125D Criterion Collection
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