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King Rat

Author: James WoolfBryan ForbesGeorge SegalTom CourtenayJames FoxAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Woolf; Bryan Forbes; George Segal; Tom Courtenay; James Fox; John Mills; James Clavell; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1404905650 9781404905658
OCLC Number: 52810105
Language Note: Audio in English with subtitles in English and Japanese; closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on a novel by James Clavell.
Not rated.
Special features include bonus trailers, interactive menus, and scene selections.
Credits: Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music composed and conducted by John Barry.
Cast: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal, Denholm Elliott, James Donald, Todd Armstrong, John Mills.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format (digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video ; remastered in high definition ; widescreen presentation).
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; produced by James Woolf ; written for the screen and directed by Bryan Forbes.

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In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.

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