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Romantic comedy films
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David Lean; Norman Spencer; Wynyard Browne; Jack Hildyard; Charles Laughton; John Mills; Brenda De Banzie; Daphne Anderson; Joseph Tomelty; Richard Wattis; Prunella Scales; Derek Blomfield; Helen Haye; Malcolm Arnold; Harold Brighouse; Janus Films.; London Films.; British Lion Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
|Language Note:||English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).|
|Notes:||Based on the play by Harold Brighouse.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954; ©1953.
"Restoration by the BFI National Archive in association with Studio Canal and Optimum Releasing."
Accompanying booklet has a new essay by film critic Armond White and information about the new remastered transfer from a 1953 combined fine-grain master positive.
Special features: Commentary featuring film historians Alain Silver and James Ursini; Theatrical trailer; Episode of The Hollywood greats: Charles Laughton / written and presented by Barry Norman; producer, Barry Brown; director, Margaret Sharp ; BBC (ca. 44 min. ; 1978).
|Credits:||Music composed by Malcolm Arnold ; played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; music director, Muir Mathieson ; art director, Wilfred Shingleton ; editor, Peter Taylor ; costumes designed by John Armstrong ; costume supervisor, Julia Squire ; associate producer, Norman Spencer.|
|Cast:||Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson, Joseph Tomelty, Richard Wattis, Prunella Scales, Derek Blomfield, Helen Haye.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)|
|Details:||DVD; region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital monaural, high definition digital transfer from restoration.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 461.|
|Other Titles:||Hobson's choice (Motion picture : 1954)
Hollywood greats (Television program)
|Responsibility:||Janus Films ; London Films ; David Lean's production ; screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer and Wynyard Browne ; photographed by Jack Hildyard ; produced in association with and distributed by British Lion Film Corporation Ltd. ; produced and directed by David Lean.|
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