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The Resource Great expectations, by Charles Dickens ; a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean

Great expectations, by Charles Dickens ; a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean

Label
Great expectations
Title
Great expectations
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dickens ; a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Title variation
David Lean's Great expectations
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author
Cinematographer
Composer
Conductor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Funder
Production company
Screenwriter
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Member of
Cataloging source
NUI
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great expectations (Motion picture : 1946)
Credits note
Photography, Guy Green ; editor, Jack Harris ; music, Walter Goehr; production designer, John Bryan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PR4560.A2
LC item number
L4 1998
PerformerNote
John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • -1963
  • 1908-2005
  • 1917-1998
  • 1907-1991
  • 1900-1969
  • 1878-1968
  • 1914-2000
  • 1887-1953
  • 1909-1990
  • 1932-1990
  • 1929-2010
  • 1812-1870
  • 1888-1972
  • 1913-2005
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  • Lean, David
  • Neame, Ronald
  • Havelock-Allan, Anthony
  • Walsh, Kay
  • McGivern, Cecil
  • Mills, John
  • Hobson, Valerie
  • Miles, Bernard
  • Sullivan, Francis L.
  • Hunt, Martita
  • Currie, Finlay
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Barnard, Ivor
  • Jackson, Freda
  • Wager, Anthony
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Rank, J. Arthur
  • Green, Guy
  • Goehr, Walter
  • Turner, Adrian
  • Cineguild (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • General Film Distributors
Runtime
118
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • The classic collection
Series volume
31
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Orphans
  • England
  • Orphans
  • England
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens ; a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Program notes by Adrian Turner inserted in container
  • Special feature: theatrical trailer
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • David Lean's Great expectations
  • Anthony Havelock-Allen, David Lean, Cecil McGiven, Ronald Neame, Kay Walsh
  • Peter Brook's Lord of the flies
  • Peter Brooks
  • Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack's The most dangerous game
  • James Ashmore Creelman
  • David Lean's Oliver Twist
  • Stanley Haynes, David Lean
Control code
ocm43682050
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780780021273
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429128022
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
GRE270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43682050
System details
DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens ; a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Program notes by Adrian Turner inserted in container
  • Special feature: theatrical trailer
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • David Lean's Great expectations
  • Anthony Havelock-Allen, David Lean, Cecil McGiven, Ronald Neame, Kay Walsh
  • Peter Brook's Lord of the flies
  • Peter Brooks
  • Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack's The most dangerous game
  • James Ashmore Creelman
  • David Lean's Oliver Twist
  • Stanley Haynes, David Lean
Control code
ocm43682050
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780780021273
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429128022
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
GRE270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43682050
System details
DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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