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King & country

Author: Joseph LoseyEvan JonesNorman PriggenDirk BogardeTom CourtenayAll authors
Publisher: [Tulsa, Okla.] : VCI Home Video, ©2000, 1964.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Historical films
War films
Film adaptations
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Losey; Evan Jones; Norman Priggen; Dirk Bogarde; Tom Courtenay; Leo McKern; Barry Foster; James Villiers; Peter Copley; John Wilson; James Lansdale Hodson; Denys Coop; Reginald Mills; Larry Adler; VCI Home Video (Firm); BHE Productions.
ISBN: 155739170X 9781557391704
OCLC Number: 46780090
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
Based on the stage play "Hamp" by John Wilson; based on a story and novel "Return to the Wood" by James Lansdale Hodson.
Special features: interactive menus, theatrical trailers, chapter stops, biographies, coming attractions, VCI Website link.
Credits: Director of photography, Denys Coop ; camera operator, Chic Waterson ; editor, Reginald Mills ; Larry Adler composed and played the music.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster, James Villiers, Peter Copley.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital.
Other Titles: King and country
Joseph Losey's King & country
Responsibility: B.H.E. Productions Limited present ; Evan Jones, screenplay ; Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen, producers ; Joseph Losey, director.

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"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container.

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