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Oh! What a lovely war

Author: Richard AttenboroughBrian DuffyLen DeightonWendy AllnuttColin FarrellAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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Follows the Smith family as they go off to fight World War I, and revolves around the songs and words of the soldiers.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Feature films
Musical films
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Musical
Parody
Comedy
Adaptation
Drama
Named Person: Smith family; Joan Littlewood; Joan Littlewood; Smith family.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Attenborough; Brian Duffy; Len Deighton; Wendy Allnutt; Colin Farrell; Malcolm McFee; John Rae; Corin Redgrave; Maurice Roëves; Paul Shelley; Kim Smith; Angela Thorne; Mary Wimbush; Dirk Bogarde; Phyllis Calvert; Jean-Pierre Cassel; Joan Littlewood; Charles Chilton; Ted Allan; Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 1415708827 9781415708828
OCLC Number: 72440865
Language Note: In English, with optional English subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Notes: "The principle statements made by the historical characters in this film are based on documentary evidence and the words of the songs are those sung by the troops during the First World War."--Opening screens.
Based on Joan Littlewood's theatre workshop production by Charles Chilton and the members of the original cast after a stage treatment by Ted Allan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Special features: Commentary by director Lord Richard Attenborough; 3-part documentary: Welcome to World War I, The Smith family album, Keep the home fires burning.
Credits: CREDITS: Director, Richard Attenborough; screenplay, Len Deighton; play, Charles Chilton.
Editor, Kevin Connor ; music, Alfred Ralston ; photography, Gerry Turpin.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Phyllis Calvert, Jean Pierre Cassel, John Clements, John Gielgud, Jack Hawkins, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Maggie Smith, Susannah York, John Mills.
Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae, Corin Redgrave, Maurice Roëves, Paul Shelley, Kim Smith, Angela Thorne, Mary Wimbush ; The Band of the Irish Guards ; The orchestra of the Corps of Royal Engineers (Aldershot).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G ; Canadian Home Video Rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 144 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced for widescreen TVs) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs --
Language: English Dolby digital mono --
Subtitles: English.
Other Titles: Oh! What a lovely war (Motion picture : 1969)
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents an Accord production ; produced by Brian Duffy and Richard Attenborough ; directed by Richard Attenborough ; screenplay, Len Deighton; play, Charles Chilton.

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Follows the Smith family as they go off to fight World War I, and revolves around the songs and words of the soldiers.

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