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A cottage on Dartmoor

Author: Anthony AsquithNorah BaringHans von SchlettowUno HenningDavid ThompsonAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tense, shocking thriller that evokes the early films of Alfred Hitchcock and the masterworks of Russian and German silent cinema. It opens with the escape of a prisoner from Dartmoor prison, and flashes back to show how a love triangle led him to jail. A perfect companion to Dartmoor is Silent Britain, a feature-length documentary of the golden age of British filmmaking. The first documentary to celebrate the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Television programs
Suspense films
Crime
Thriller
Documentary
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Asquith; Norah Baring; Hans von Schlettow; Uno Henning; David Thompson; Matthew Sweet; Pro Patria Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; British Film Institute.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 181104837
Language Note: [A cottage on Dartmoor] Silent film with English intertitles and piano accompaniment. [Silent Britain] In English.
Notes: A cottage on Dartmoor originally produced as a motion picture in 1929; Silent Britain originally broadcast in 2006.
Credits: [A cottage on Dartmoor] story by Herbert C. Price ; photography by Stanley Rodwell ; new piano score composed and performed by Stephen Horne. [Silent Britain] photography, Louis Caulfield ; music, Neil Brand ; editor, Jan Cholawo.
Cast: [A cottage on Dartmoor] Norah Baring, Uno Henning, Hans Adalbert Schlettow.
Performer(s): [Silent Britain] Presenter, Matthew Sweet.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min., 88 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33.1) presentation; NTSC.
Other Titles: Silent Britain.
Responsibility: Pro Patria Films Limited present ; scenario & direction by Anthony Asquith ; written by Anthony Asquith. Silent Britain / BBC ; written and presented by Matthew Sweet ; produced & directed by David Thompson ; a BBC/BFI co-production.
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A tense, shocking thriller that evokes the early films of Alfred Hitchcock and the masterworks of Russian and German silent cinema. It opens with the escape of a prisoner from Dartmoor prison, and flashes back to show how a love triangle led him to jail. A perfect companion to Dartmoor is Silent Britain, a feature-length documentary of the golden age of British filmmaking. The first documentary to celebrate the visionary filmmakers and the unsung stars of Britain's own Cinema, Silent Britain is fully illustrated throughout with film clips, from a British comedy in 1898 to Britain's first talkie in 1929.

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