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A high wind in Jamaica

Author: Stanley MannRonald HarwoodDenis CannanJohn J CroydonAlexander MackendrickAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twientieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Concerned that their children aren't growing up as "civilized" as they would in their native England, a couple decides to leave Jamaica and return home with their family. However, when they inadvertently find their way onto a pirate ship, the children befriend, outwit and even frighten their shipmates.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Mann; Ronald Harwood; Denis Cannan; John J Croydon; Alexander Mackendrick; Anthony Quinn; James Coburn; Dennis Price; Lila Kedrova; Gert Fröbe; Nigel Davenport; Isabel Dean; Kenneth J Warren; Ben Carruthers; Viviane Ventura; Trader Faulkner; Douglas Slocombe; Larry Adler; Philip Martell; Christopher Logue; Mike LeRoy; Derek York; John Hoesli; John McCorry; Richard Hughes; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Cinemascope (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 55505979
Language Note: English, Spanish or French soundtracks; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Disc is two-sided: widescreen format on one side, standard on the other.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on the novel by Richard Hughes.
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; music composed by Larry Adler ; orchestra conducted by Philip Martell ; lyrics by Christopher Logue ; sung by Mike LeRoy ; editor, Derek York ; art direction, John Hoesli ; wardrobe supervisor, John McCorry.
Cast: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Dennis Price, Lila Kedrova, Gert Fröbe, Nigel Davenport, Isabel Dean, Kenneth J. Warren, Benito Carruthers, Viviane Ventura, Trader Faulkner, Kenji Takaki, Charles Hyatt, Brian Phelan, Charles Laurence, Dan Jackson, Deborah Baxter, Martin Amis, Roberta Tovey, Jeffrey Chandler, Karen Flack, Henry Beltran.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital 5.1, full screen (1.35:1) and anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentations.
Responsibility: Twientieth Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; screenplay by Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood & Denis Cannan ; produced by John Croydon ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick.

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Concerned that their children aren't growing up as "civilized" as they would in their native England, a couple decides to leave Jamaica and return home with their family. However, when they inadvertently find their way onto a pirate ship, the children befriend, outwit and even frighten their shipmates.

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