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The Resource The tales of Hoffman, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)

The tales of Hoffman, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)

Label
The tales of Hoffman
Title
The tales of Hoffman
Statement of responsibility
London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Title variation
Powell and Pressburger's
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A lavish screen adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's phantasmal opera. Included are performances form some of the greatest ballet dancers and opera singers ever to grace the stage or screen
Member of
Ru8j93I9LCc
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Criterion collection
Credits note
Conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart., with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dewey number
782.1
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
ML50.O34
LC item number
T35 2005
PerformerNote
Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Leonide Massine, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tcherina, Pamela Brown, Ann Ayars
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1990
  • 1902-1988
  • 1926-
  • 1909-
  • 1896-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powell, Michael
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Shearer, Moira
  • Helpmann, Robert
  • Massine, Leonide
  • Rounseville, Robert
  • Tcherina, Ludmilla
  • Brown, Pamela
  • Ayars, Ann
  • Beecham, Thomas
  • Janus Films
  • Studio Canal
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Runtime
127
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
317
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Foreign films
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The tales of Hoffman, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format; copy protected
  • Originally released in 1951
  • Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by director Martin Scorsese and film-music historian Bruce Eder; new video interview with director George A. Romero; The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1956), a short musical film directed by Michael Powell, based on the Goethe story; rare collection of production designer Hein Heckroth's sketches and paintings; gallery of archival production and publicity photographs; original theatrical trailer; container insert featuring a new essay by film historian Ian Christie
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm62103210
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9780780021129
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429126226
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TAL100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The tales of Hoffman, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format; copy protected
  • Originally released in 1951
  • Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by director Martin Scorsese and film-music historian Bruce Eder; new video interview with director George A. Romero; The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1956), a short musical film directed by Michael Powell, based on the Goethe story; rare collection of production designer Hein Heckroth's sketches and paintings; gallery of archival production and publicity photographs; original theatrical trailer; container insert featuring a new essay by film historian Ian Christie
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm62103210
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9780780021129
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429126226
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TAL100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-9
Video recording format
DVD

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