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King Rat

Author: Bryan ForbesJames WoolfGeorge SegalTom CourtenayJames FoxAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView 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
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Forbes; James Woolf; George Segal; Tom Courtenay; James Fox; John Mills; Burnett Guffey; Walter P Thompson; John Barry; James Clavell; Columbia Pictures Corporation,; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 1404905650 9781404905658
OCLC Number: 52810105
Language Note: Audio in English with optional subtitles in English and Japanese; closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on a novel by James Clavell.
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.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated ; CHV rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 134 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital; widescreen.
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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