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The Resource Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean ... [et al.] ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean ... [et al.] ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Label
Great expectations
Title
Great expectations
Statement of responsibility
a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean ... [et al.] ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Author
Director
Distributor
Producer
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. The orphaned Pip later meets the unattainable Estella, falls in love with her and yearns to better himself in order to be worthy of her
Member of
Cataloging source
OClCo
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographed by Guy Green; film editor, Jack Harris; musical score composed and conducted by Walter Goehr with the National Symphony Orchestra
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PR4560
LC item number
.A2 1998
PerformerNote
John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, Francio L. Sullivan, Bernard Miles, Martita Hunt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1908-2005
  • 1917-1998
  • 1914-2000
  • 1907-1991
  • 1929-2010
  • 1812-1870
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Mills, John
  • Hobson, Valerie
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Neame, Ronald
  • Miles, Bernard
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Sullivan, Francis L
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Rank Organisation
  • Home Vision (Firm)
Runtime
118
Series statement
Criterion Collection
Series volume
31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legacies
  • Orphans
  • Unrequited love
  • England
  • Dickens, Charles
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean ... [et al.] ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Great expectations by Charles Dickens
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1946
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm84156245
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780780021273
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429128022
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
GRE270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1069702
  • (OCoLC)84156245
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great expectations, a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean ... [et al.] ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on Great expectations by Charles Dickens
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1946
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm84156245
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780780021273
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429128022
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
GRE270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1069702
  • (OCoLC)84156245
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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