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|Named Person:||E F Benson; Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin; H G Wells|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Balcon; Alberto Cavalcanti; John V Baines; Angus Mac Phail; Michael Redgrave; Mervyn Johns; Googie Withers; Basil Radford; Naunton Wayne; Sally Ann Howes; Charles Crichton; Basil Dearden; Robert Hamer; Anton Walbrook; Edith Evans; Ronald Howard; Mary Jerrold; Yvonne Mitchell; E F Benson; H G Wells; Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin; Ealing Studios.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.; Studio Canal+.
|Notes:||Dead of night is based on short stories: The Linking story, and The Hearse / by E.F. Benson, and The Golfing story / by H.G. Wells, and by one story each by the writers of the screenplay. Queen of Spades is based on Pikovai︠a︡ dama / by Aleksandr Pushkin.
Special features, both films: behind-the-scenes stills gallery; poster and stills gallery. Special feature, Queen of Spades: original theatrical trailer.
Videodisc release of two motion pictures produced in 1945 and 1949.
|Credits:||Dead of night: photography, Jack Parker, Stanley Pavey, Douglas Slocombe; editor, Charles Hasse; music composed by Georges Auric.
Queen of Spades: the director of photography, Otto Heller; the film editor, Hazel Wilkinson; the music by Georges Auric.
|Cast:||Dead of night: Michael Redgrave, Sally Ann Howes, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne.
Queen of Spades: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Ronald Howard, Mary Jerrold, Yvonne Mitchell.
|Description:||2 videodiscs (103, 95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby digital mono.|
|Contents:||[Disc 1] Dead of night --
[disc 2] The Queen of spades.
|Other Titles:||Queen of spades.|
|Responsibility:||Ealing Studios ; produced by Michael Balcon ; directed by Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer, screenplay by John Baines, Angus MacPhail, additional dialogue by T.E.B. Clarke. The Queen of Spades / produced by Anatole de Grunwald ; directed by Thorold Dickinson ; screenplay by Rodney Ackland and Arthur Boys.|
Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself.
- Feature films.
- Horror films.
- Supernatural in motion pictures.
- Benson, E. F. -- (Edward Frederic), -- 1867-1940 -- Film adaptations.
- Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, -- 1799-1837 -- Film adaptations.
- Wells, H. G. -- (Herbert George), -- 1866-1946 -- Film adaptations.
- Ghosts plays.
- Ventriloquism -- Drama.
- Gamblers -- Drama.