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Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion

Author: Chester ErskineGabriel PascalBernard ShawKen EnglundJean SimmonsAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
Series: Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm))., Series 20,, George Bernard Shaw on film.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Fiction films
Religious films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chester Erskine; Gabriel Pascal; Bernard Shaw; Ken Englund; Jean Simmons; Victor Mature; Robert Newton; Maurice Evans; Alan Young; Elsa Lanchester; Reginald Gardiner; Gene Lockhart; Noel Willman; Friedrich Hollaender; RKO Radio Pictures.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604652505 1604652500 9781604652536 1604652535
OCLC Number: 503581917
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: 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."
Credits: Cinematography, Harry Stradling ; editor, Roland Gross ; music, Frederick Hollander.
Cast: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Robert Newton, Maurice Evans, Alan Young, Elsa Lanchester, Reginald Gardiner, Gene Lockhart, Noel Willman.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Series Title: Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm))., Series 20,, George Bernard Shaw on film.
Other Titles: Androcles and the lion
Responsibility: an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; directed by Chester Erskine.

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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.

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