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The Resource The small back room, Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; London Films present ; a production of the Archers ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)

The small back room, Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; London Films present ; a production of the Archers ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)

Label
The small back room
Title
The small back room
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; London Films present ; a production of the Archers ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Christopher Challis ; editor, Clifford Turner ; music, Brian Easdale ; production designer, Hein Heckroth ; art director, John Hoesli ; camera, Freddie Francis
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.A2
LC item number
C75 2008 v. 441
PerformerNote
David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Jack Hawkins, Leslie Banks, Michael Gough, Cyril Cusack, Milton Rosmer, Emrys Jones, Walter Fitzgerald, Renee Asherson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1995
  • 1921-2009
  • 1910-1973
  • 1910-1993
  • 1890-1952
  • 1916-2011
  • 1882-1971
  • 1931-
  • 1896-1976
  • 1915-2014
  • 1905-1990
  • 1902-1988
  • 1908-1970
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Farrar, David
  • Byron, Kathleen
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Cusack, Cyril
  • Banks, Leslie
  • Gough, Michael
  • Rosmer, Milton
  • Jones, Emrys
  • Fitzgerald, Walter
  • Asherson, Renee
  • Powell, Michael
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Balchin, Nigel
  • London Films
  • Janus Films
  • British Lion Films
  • Studio Canal
  • Archers (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
441
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Ordnance disposal units
  • Amputees
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The small back room, Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; London Films present ; a production of the Archers ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from a novel by Nigel Balchin
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special edition features: audio commentary by Charles Barr; video interview with Chris Challis; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; in booklet: essay, "Whiskey galore!" / by Nick James
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([14] p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781604650563
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515031226
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1762D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)232337720
  • 745711
  • (OCoLC)ocn232337720
  • 745711
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; fullscreen, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The small back room, Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; London Films present ; a production of the Archers ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from a novel by Nigel Balchin
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special edition features: audio commentary by Charles Barr; video interview with Chris Challis; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; in booklet: essay, "Whiskey galore!" / by Nick James
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([14] p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781604650563
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515031226
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1762D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)232337720
  • 745711
  • (OCoLC)ocn232337720
  • 745711
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; fullscreen, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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