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The Resource How I won the war, Petersham Pictures ; screenplay by Charles Wood ; produced and directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)

How I won the war, Petersham Pictures ; screenplay by Charles Wood ; produced and directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)

Label
How I won the war
Title
How I won the war
Statement of responsibility
Petersham Pictures ; screenplay by Charles Wood ; produced and directed by Richard Lester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Black comedy about war, revolving around an inept and idiotic lieutenant who is first assigned to North Africa to construct a cricket pitch in the middle of the desert, and then to Europe to capture a bridge over the Rhine, which he accomplishes by making a deal with a German officer
Member of
Cataloging source
APL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, John Victor Smith ; music composed and conducted by Ken Thorne
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
Optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.H6959 2011
PerformerNote
Michael Crawford, John Lennon, Roy Kinnear, Lee Montague
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1940-1980
  • 1934-1988
  • 1932-
  • 1932-
  • 1916-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Lennon, John
  • Kinnear, Roy
  • Montague, Lee
  • Wood, Charles
  • Lester, Richard
  • Ryan, Patrick
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Petersham Pictures
Runtime
111
Series statement
Metro Goldwyn Mayer limited edition collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
How I won the war, Petersham Pictures ; screenplay by Charles Wood ; produced and directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061789/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Patrick Ryan
  • Accompanying material may differ. May include limited edition photos from the film
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904243205
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 99377-117911
  • 243205
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 741061
  • (OCoLC)729726231
  • (OCoLC)ocn729726231
  • 741061
System details
  • DVD, region 1, NTSC ; widescreen; Dolby Digital
  • DVD may not play in all DVD devices including recorders and PC drives
  • NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
How I won the war, Petersham Pictures ; screenplay by Charles Wood ; produced and directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061789/
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Patrick Ryan
  • Accompanying material may differ. May include limited edition photos from the film
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904243205
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 99377-117911
  • 243205
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 741061
  • (OCoLC)729726231
  • (OCoLC)ocn729726231
  • 741061
System details
  • DVD, region 1, NTSC ; widescreen; Dolby Digital
  • DVD may not play in all DVD devices including recorders and PC drives
  • NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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