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British war collection. A01

Author: Jack HawkinsDonald SindenLes NormanCharles FrendRichard AttenboroughAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Studio Canal : Anchor Bay, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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Five classic British war movies depicting the drama and courage of a nation and its citizens during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Hawkins; Donald Sinden; Les Norman; Charles Frend; Richard Attenborough; George Baker; Michael Relph; Basil Dearden; Leslie Banks; Marie Lohr; Alberto Cavalcanti; Michael Balcon; Richard Todd; Michael Redgrave; Michael Anderson; Paul Brickhill; John Mills; Guy Hamilton; Ivan Foxwell; Nicholas Monsarrat; Graham Greene; P R Reid; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.; Studio Canal+.
OCLC Number: 58734280
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Originally produced as motion pictures: 1952, 1955, 1942, 1954, 1955 respectively.
Description: 5 videodiscs (535 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC.
Contents: [part 1.] The cruel sea / (Cast: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Stanley Baker, Denholm Elliott, Virginia McKenna) ; (producer, Leslie Norman ; director, Charles Frend ; screenplay, Eric Ambler ; music, Alan Rawsthorne) (based on the novel by Micholas Monsarrat) (1952) (127 min.) --
[part 2.] The ship that died of shame / (Cast: Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna) (produced and directed by Michael Relph and Basil Dearden ; screenplay: John Whiting, Michael Relph and Basil Dearden) (based on the story by Nicholas Monsarrat) (1955) (92 min.) --
[part 3.] Went the day well? / (Cast: Leslie Banks, Elizabeth Allan, Basil Sydney, Mervyn Johns, Marie Lohr, Frank Lawton) (producer, Michael Balcon ; director, Alberto Cavalcanti ; story and screenplay: John Dighton, Diana Morgan and Angus MacPhail) (from the story by Graham Greene) (1942) (93 min.) --
[part 4.] The dam busters / (Cast: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave) (director, Michael Anderson ; screenplay, R.C. Sherriff ; director of photography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, Richard Best ; music, Leighton Lucas) (based on the book by Paul Brickhill and Wing Cmdr. Gibson's own account Enemy coast ahead) (1954) (125 min.) --
[part 5.] The Colditz story / (Cast: John Mills, Eric Portman, Lionel Jeffries, Bryan Forbes, Ian Carmichael, Richard Wattis) (director, Guy Hamilton ; producer, William Douglas Home ; adaptation and script: Guy Hamilton and Ivan Foxwell ; music, Francis Chagrin) (based on the novel by P.R. Reid) (1955) (98 min.).

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Five classic British war movies depicting the drama and courage of a nation and its citizens during World War II.

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