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Man on a tightrope

Author: Elia KazanRobert L JacksGerd OswaldRobert E SherwoodGeorg KrauseAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a Czechoslovakian circus troop whose members are drafted into the military when the communists take over. But as they near the Bavarian border, they decide to make a break to escape to the West.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Show business films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Neil Paterson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elia Kazan; Robert L Jacks; Gerd Oswald; Robert E Sherwood; Georg Krause; Dorothy Spencer; Franz Waxman; Earle Hagen; Hans H Kuhnert; Theo Zwierski; Charles Le Maire; Ursula Maes; Martin Müller; Karl Becker; Roger Heman; Fredric March; Terry Moore; Gloria Grahame; Cameron Mitchell; Adolphe Menjou; Robert Beatty; Alex D'Arcy; Richard Boone; Pat Henning; Paul Hartmann; John Dehner; Neil Paterson; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 682583632
Language Note: In English with optional English (SDH), French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on a story by Neil Paterson.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953.
Issued as part of the Elia Kazan Collection : selected by Martin Scorsese boxed set, which contains 16 films and the book Elia Kazan, written by David M. Gillen.
Credits: Director of photography, Georg Krause ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; musical direction, Franz Waxman ; orchestration, Earle Hagen ; art direction, Hans H. Kuhnert, Theo Zwirsky ; wardrobe direction, Charles Le Maire ; costumes designed by Ursula Maes ; sound, Martin Müeller, Karl Becker, Roger Heman ; assistant director, Hans Tost.
Cast: Frederic March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Cameron Mitchell, Adolphe Menjou, Robert Beatty, Alex D'Arcy, Richard Boone, Pat Henning, Paul Hartman, John Dehner, the Brumbach Circus.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Special features: Sneak peek trailers (Panic in the streets, Gentleman's agreement).
Other Titles: Elia Kazan collection.
Responsibility: 20th Century-Fox ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Robert L. Jacks ; associate producer, Gerd Oswald ; directed by Elia Kazan.

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The story of a Czechoslovakian circus troop whose members are drafted into the military when the communists take over. But as they near the Bavarian border, they decide to make a break to escape to the West.

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