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The Resource Androcles and the lion, an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; directed by Chester Erskine, (videorecording)

Androcles and the lion, an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; directed by Chester Erskine, (videorecording)

Label
Androcles and the lion
Title
Androcles and the lion
Statement of responsibility
an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; directed by Chester Erskine
Title variation
  • Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion
  • George Bernard Shaw on film
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Harry Stradling ; editor, Roland Gross ; music, Frederick Hollander
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Robert Newton, Maurice Evans, Alan Young, Elsa Lanchester, Reginald Gardiner, Gene Lockhart, Noel Willman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1954
  • 1905-1986
  • 1856-1950
  • 1929-2010
  • 1905-1956
  • 1901-1989
  • 1919-
  • 1902-1986
  • 1903-1980
  • 1891-1957
  • 1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pascal, Gabriel
  • Erskine, Chester
  • Shaw, Bernard
  • Englund, Ken
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Mature, Victor
  • Newton, Robert
  • Evans, Maurice
  • Young, Alan
  • Lanchester, Elsa
  • Gardiner, Reginald
  • Lockhart, Gene
  • Willman, Noel
  • Hollaender, Friedrich
  • RKO Radio Pictures, inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
98
Series statement
Eclipse, series 20, George Bernard Shaw on film
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Lion
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
  • Animal welfare
Technique
live action
Label
Androcles and the lion, an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; directed by Chester Erskine, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Bernard Shaw
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • Issued in slipcase with "Major Barbara" and "Caesar and Cleopatra."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn503581917
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781604652536
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • ECL092
  • ECL089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)503581917
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Androcles and the lion, an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; directed by Chester Erskine, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Bernard Shaw
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • Issued in slipcase with "Major Barbara" and "Caesar and Cleopatra."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn503581917
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781604652536
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • ECL092
  • ECL089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)503581917
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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