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Great expectations

Author: David LeanRonald NeameAnthony Havelock-AllanKay WalshCecil McGivernAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©1998.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 31.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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: Feature films
Feature
Adaptation
Romance
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
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: Series numbering from container spine.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
"Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Container.
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.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; 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 (DVD videodiscs), 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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