skip to content
The ruling class Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The ruling class

Author: Peter MedakJules BuckJack HawkinsPeter BarnesJoseph E LevineAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2001. ©2001 ©1972
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 132.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Comedy films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Medak; Jules Buck; Jack Hawkins; Peter Barnes; Joseph E Levine; Peter O'Toole; Alastair Sim; Arthur Lowe; Harry Andrews; Coral Browne; Michael Bryant; Nigel Green; William Mervyn; Carolyn Seymour; James Villiers; Graham Crowden; Avco Embassy Pictures,; Keep Films (Firm),; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 1559409223 9781559409223
OCLC Number: 48217679
Language Note: English language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the play by Peter Barnes.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.78:1).
Special features include: commentary track with Peter O'Toole, Peter Medak, Peter Barnes ; Peter Medak's home movies from the making of the film ; publicity materials and production stills ; trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Ken Hodges ; editor, Ray Lovejoy ; music, John Cameron.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Harry Andrews, Coral Browne, Michael Bryant, Nigel Green, William Mervyn, Carolyn Seymour, James Villiers, Graham Crowden.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded booklet (10 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 132.
Other Titles: Ruling class (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Joseph E. Levine presents ; an Avco Embassy picture ; a Jules Buck production for Keep Films, Ltd. ; screenplay, Peter Barnes ; produced by Jules Buck and Jack Hawkins ; directed by Peter Medak.
More information:

Abstract:

A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48217679> # The ruling class
    a schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD ;
    library:oclcnum "48217679" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#CreativeWork/ruling_class> ; # Ruling class.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/133312927> ; # Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85028846> ; # Comedy films
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Topic/social_conditions> ; # Social conditions
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1162136> ; # Upper class
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Topic/upper_class_great_britain> ; # Upper class--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1015543> ; # Megalomania
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083286> ; # Megalomania
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/andrews_harry_1911_1989> ; # Harry Andrews
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/villiers_james_1933_1998> ; # James Villiers
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/green_nigel_1924_1972> ; # Nigel Green
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/bryant_michael_1928_2002> ; # Michael Bryant
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/seymour_carolyn> ; # Carolyn Seymour
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/o_toole_peter_1932_2013> ; # Peter O'Toole
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/lowe_arthur_1915_1982> ; # Arthur Lowe
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/mervyn_william_1912_1976> ; # William Mervyn
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/browne_coral_1913_1991> ; # Coral Browne
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/sim_alastair_1900_1976> ; # Alastair Sim
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/crowden_graham> ; # Graham Crowden
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/barnes_peter_1931_2004> ; # Peter Barnes
    schema:contentRating "Not rated by MPAA." ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/hawkins_jack_1910_1973> ; # Jack Hawkins
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/barnes_peter_1931_2004> ; # Peter Barnes
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/medak_peter> ; # Peter Medak
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/levine_joseph_e> ; # Joseph E. Levine
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/buck_jules_1917_2001> ; # Jules Buck
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Organization/criterion_collection_firm> ; # Criterion Collection (Firm),
    schema:description "A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1071294064> ; # Ruling class (Motion picture)
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Comedy films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Films for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Series/criterion_collection_dvd_videodiscs> ; # Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Series/the_criterion_collection> ; # The Criterion collection ;
    schema:name "The ruling class"@en ;
    schema:productID "48217679" ;
    schema:productionCompany <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Organization/avco_embassy_pictures> ; # Avco Embassy Pictures,
    schema:productionCompany <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Organization/keep_films_firm> ; # Keep Films (Firm),
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781559409223> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48217679> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Organization/avco_embassy_pictures> # Avco Embassy Pictures,
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Avco Embassy Pictures," ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Organization/criterion_collection_firm> # Criterion Collection (Firm),
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Criterion Collection (Firm)," ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/andrews_harry_1911_1989> # Harry Andrews
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1911" ;
    schema:deathDate "1989," ;
    schema:familyName "Andrews" ;
    schema:givenName "Harry" ;
    schema:name "Harry Andrews" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/barnes_peter_1931_2004> # Peter Barnes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1931" ;
    schema:deathDate "2004," ;
    schema:familyName "Barnes" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Barnes" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/browne_coral_1913_1991> # Coral Browne
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1913" ;
    schema:deathDate "1991," ;
    schema:familyName "Browne" ;
    schema:givenName "Coral" ;
    schema:name "Coral Browne" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/bryant_michael_1928_2002> # Michael Bryant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1928" ;
    schema:deathDate "2002," ;
    schema:familyName "Bryant" ;
    schema:givenName "Michael" ;
    schema:name "Michael Bryant" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/buck_jules_1917_2001> # Jules Buck
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1917" ;
    schema:deathDate "2001," ;
    schema:familyName "Buck" ;
    schema:givenName "Jules" ;
    schema:name "Jules Buck" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/crowden_graham> # Graham Crowden
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Crowden" ;
    schema:givenName "Graham" ;
    schema:name "Graham Crowden" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/green_nigel_1924_1972> # Nigel Green
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1924" ;
    schema:deathDate "1972," ;
    schema:familyName "Green" ;
    schema:givenName "Nigel" ;
    schema:name "Nigel Green" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/hawkins_jack_1910_1973> # Jack Hawkins
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1910" ;
    schema:deathDate "1973," ;
    schema:familyName "Hawkins" ;
    schema:givenName "Jack" ;
    schema:name "Jack Hawkins" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/levine_joseph_e> # Joseph E. Levine
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Levine" ;
    schema:givenName "Joseph E." ;
    schema:name "Joseph E. Levine" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/lowe_arthur_1915_1982> # Arthur Lowe
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1915" ;
    schema:deathDate "1982," ;
    schema:familyName "Lowe" ;
    schema:givenName "Arthur" ;
    schema:name "Arthur Lowe" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/medak_peter> # Peter Medak
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Medak" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Medak" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/mervyn_william_1912_1976> # William Mervyn
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1912" ;
    schema:deathDate "1976," ;
    schema:familyName "Mervyn" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Mervyn" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/o_toole_peter_1932_2013> # Peter O'Toole
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1932" ;
    schema:deathDate "2013," ;
    schema:familyName "O'Toole" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter O'Toole" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/seymour_carolyn> # Carolyn Seymour
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Seymour" ;
    schema:givenName "Carolyn" ;
    schema:name "Carolyn Seymour" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/sim_alastair_1900_1976> # Alastair Sim
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1900" ;
    schema:deathDate "1976," ;
    schema:familyName "Sim" ;
    schema:givenName "Alastair" ;
    schema:name "Alastair Sim" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Person/villiers_james_1933_1998> # James Villiers
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1933" ;
    schema:deathDate "1998," ;
    schema:familyName "Villiers" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "James Villiers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Series/criterion_collection_dvd_videodiscs> # Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48217679> ; # The ruling class
    schema:name "Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Series/the_criterion_collection> # The Criterion collection ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48217679> ; # The ruling class
    schema:name "The Criterion collection ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1071294064#Topic/social_conditions> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85028846> # Comedy films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Comedy films"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083286> # Megalomania
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Megalomania"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1015543> # Megalomania
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Megalomania"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1162136> # Upper class
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Upper class"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/133312927> # Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords." ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1071294064> # Ruling class (Motion picture)
    schema:name "Ruling class (Motion picture)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781559409223>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1559409223" ;
    schema:isbn "9781559409223" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.