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Our man in Havana [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Carol Reed production ; screenplay by Graham Greene ; produced and directed by Carol Reed.

Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication:
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Series:
Martini movies.
Martini movies
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 -- Film adaptations.
Sales personnel -- England -- Drama.
Agents provocateurs -- England -- Drama.
Official secrets -- Cuba -- Havana -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- Cuba -- Havana -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- Cuba -- Havana -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD ; Dolby digital.
Summary:
Vacuum cleaner salesman Jim Wormold is recruited by the British Secret Service. He becomes an unlikely agent in Cuba. To avoid working while cashing the checks, Wormold spins a web of lies about foreign government secrets. When the local coppers decode his fake messages, all hell breaks loose in Havana and Wormold must become the spy he dreads in order to survive his own swindle.
Participant:
Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ernie Kovacs, Noel Coward, Ralph Richardson, Jo Morrow.
Credits:
Photographed by Oswald Morris ; editing, Bert Bates ; music, Frank Deniz, Laurence Deniz.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Graham Greene.
DVD release of the 1959 motion picture.
2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Special features: original trailer ; Martini minutes: "Secrets of seduction" and "How to travel in style."
Contributor:
Reed, Carol, 1906-1976. , Producer, Director
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 , Screenwriter
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 , Actor
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995 , Actor
O'Hara, Maureen, 1920- , Actor
Kovacs, Ernie, 1919-1962 , Actor
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 , Actor
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983 , Actor
Morrow, Jo, 1939- , Actor
Deniz, Frank. , Composer
Deniz, Laurence. , Composer
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. , Author
Columbia Pictures Corporation. , Producer
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) , Producer
ISBN:
1435944399
9781435944398
OCLC:
298736968
Publisher Number:
043396285668
28566 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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