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Films for people with visual disabilities
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Brian Desmond Hurst; Alastair Sim; Kathleen Harrison; Mervyn Johns; Hermione Baddeley; Michael Hordern; George Cole; Glyn Dearman; Patrick Macnee; Clifford Mollison; Jack Warner; Seymour Hicks; Charles Dickens; Renown Pictures Corporation.; VCI Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||English dialog; optional English or Spanish subtitles; optional English with narrative for the blind.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
DVD release date: Oct. 23, 2007.
Complete digitized and restored from multiple sources of 35 mm film elements and sound track elements by Point 360, Burbank, Calif.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary; cast biographies; disc 2: original American and British trailers; photo gallery; featurettes: Spirit of Christmas past: George Cole remembers Alastair Sim; Richard Gordon remembers George Minter & Renown Pictures; Charles Dickens: his life and times; Before and after restoration comparison.
|Credits:||Director of photography, C. Pennington-Richards; art director, Ralph W. Brinton; editor, Clive Donner; music, Richard Addinsell; costume designer, Doris Lee, Constance Da Finna.|
|Cast:||Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Michael Hordern, George Cole, Glyn Dearman, Patrick MacNee [sic], Clifford Mollison, Jack Warner.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (86 min.) : sd., b&w or col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, all regions; standard or widescreen formats; Dolby Digital 5.1 or 2 channel mono; NTSC format.|
|Contents:||Restored 4x3 (1.37:1) version --
Restored 16x9 (tilt and scan) version --
Colorized version (introduced by Patrick Macnee) --
Scrooge (1935 feature film: 60 min., starring Seymour Hicks; no subtitles, not narrated for the blind).
|Other Titles:||Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol (Motion picture : 1951)
Scrooge (Motion picture : 1935)
|Responsibility:||Renown Pictures Corporation ; George Minter presents ; produced and directed by Brian Desmond-Hurst ; adaptation and screenplay by Noel Langley.|