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Great expectations

Author: David LeanRonald NeameAnthony Havelock-AllanKay WalshCecil McGivernAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 1998. ©1998 ©1947
Series: Criterion collection, 31.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.
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Genre/Form: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Feature films
Foreign films
Feature
Adaptation
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Romance
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; Ronald Neame; Anthony Havelock-Allan; Kay Walsh; Cecil McGivern; John Mills; Valerie Hobson; Bernard Miles; Francis L Sullivan; Martita Hunt; Finlay Currie; Alec Guinness; Ivor Barnard; Freda Jackson; Anthony Wager; Jean Simmons; Charles Dickens; J Arthur Rank; Guy Green; Walter Goehr; Adrian Turner; Cineguild (Firm),; Janus Films,; Criterion Collection (Firm),; General Film Distributors,
ISBN: 0780021274 9780780021273
OCLC Number: 43682050
Language Note: Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Program notes by Adrian Turner inserted in container.
Special feature: theatrical trailer.
Credits: Photography, Guy Green ; editor, Jack Harris ; music, Walter Goehr; production designer, John Bryan.
Cast: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Details: DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: David Lean's Great expectations / Anthony Havelock-Allen, David Lean, Cecil McGiven, Ronald Neame, Kay Walsh --
Peter Brook's Lord of the flies / Peter Brooks --
Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack's The most dangerous game / James Ashmore Creelman --
David Lean's Oliver Twist / Stanley Haynes, David Lean.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 31.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: Great expectations (Motion picture : 1946)
David Lean's Great expectations
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; a Janus Films release ; J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production ; released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean.

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In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.

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