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A night to remember

Author: William MacQuittyEric AmblerRoy BakerKenneth MoreRonald AllenAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2012]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 7.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Two DVD special edView all editions and formats
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In his unforgettable rendering of Walter Lord's book of the same name, the acclaimed British director Roy Ward Baker depicts with sensitivity, awe, and a fine sense of tragedy the Titanic's final hours. Featuring remarkably restrained performances, A Night To Remember is cinema's subtlest, finest dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe.
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Genre/Form: Disaster films
Historical films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Walter Lord
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William MacQuitty; Eric Ambler; Roy Baker; Kenneth More; Ronald Allen; Robert Ayres; Honor Blackman; Anthony Bushell; John Cairney; Michael Goodliffe; Kenneth Griffith; Frank Lawton; Richard Leech; David McCallum; Alec McCowen; John Merivale; Ralph Michael; Laurence Naismith; George Rose; Joseph Tomelty; Patrick Waddington; Jack Watling; William Alwyn; Geoffrey Unsworth; Sidney Hayers; Walter Lord; Rank Organisation.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604655698 : 1604655690
OCLC Number: 776712597
Language Note: English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: From the book by Walter Lord.
Originally produced in 1958.
Special features: new high-definition restoration; audio commentary by Don Lynch and Ken Marschall; the making of "A night to remember" (1993), a sixty-minute documentary; archival interview with Titanic survivor Eva Hart; En natt att minas, a half-hour Swedish documentary from 1962; The iceberg that sank the Titanic, a fifty-minute BBC documentary (2006); trailer; a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Sragow.
Credits: Music by William Alwyn ; director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Sidney Hayers.
Cast: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman, Anthony Bushell, John Cairney, Jill Dixon, Jane Downs, James Dyrenforth, Michael Goodliffe, Kenneth Griffith, Harriette Johns, Frank Lawton, Richard Leech, David McCallum, Alec McCowen, Tucker McGuire, John Merivale, Ralph Michael, Laurence Naismith, Russell Napier, Redmond Phillips, George Rose, Joseph Tomelty, Patrick Waddington, Jack Watling.
Description: 2 videodiscs (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet ([20] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; PCM mono, NTSC region 1.
Contents: Disc 1. A veritable floating city --
Three degrees of separation --
Garters with pink, frilly bows --
Ice warnings --
Keep their eyes skinned --
Making the rounds --
People first, things second --
Bedtime --
Iceberg dead ahead --
I think she's badly damaged --
She's going to sink --
The crew prepares --
SOS, that new call --
The Carpathia on the move --
Women and children --
In the same boat --
Discontent in all quarters --
Listing ship, rising water --
All roads lead to Rome --
Good-bye, my son --
Holding back steerage --
My lucky pig --
We are the Titanic sinking --
Newlyweds, a yachtsman, and a drunk --
Together till the end --
Save yourselves --
Is there no one else? --
The Carpathia to the rescue --
Shots in the dark --
Two lifeboats left --
Every man for himself --
Abandoning the ship --
Nearer, my God, to thee --
Fighting to survive --
The final descent --
C'mon, girls. Row! --
Lightoller takes command --
The Carpathia at last --
Seven hundred and five saved, fifteen hundred lost --
Commentary / Don Lynch, Ken Marschall --
Trailer. Disc 2. The making of A night to remember [1993 60-minute documentary featuring producer William MacQuitty's rare behind-the-scenes footage] --
Eva Hart : survivor --
En natt att minnas [1962 30-minute Swedish documentary featuring interviews with Titanic survivors] --
The iceberg that sank the Titanic [2006 50-minute BBC documentary].
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 7.
Other Titles: Night to remember (Motion picture : 1958)
Responsibility: The Rank Organisation presents ; a William MacQuitty production ; screenplay by Eric Ambler ; produced by William MacQuitty ; directed by Roy Baker.

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In his unforgettable rendering of Walter Lord's book of the same name, the acclaimed British director Roy Ward Baker depicts with sensitivity, awe, and a fine sense of tragedy the Titanic's final hours. Featuring remarkably restrained performances, A Night To Remember is cinema's subtlest, finest dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe.

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