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Author: David FarrarKathleen ByronJack HawkinsCyril CusackLeslie BanksAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.?] : Criterion Collection : British Lion Film Corp., [2008]
Series: Criterion collection, 441.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War films
War
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Farrar; Kathleen Byron; Jack Hawkins; Cyril Cusack; Leslie Banks; Michael Gough; Milton Rosmer; Emrys Jones; Walter Fitzgerald; Renee Asherson; Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Nigel Balchin; London Films.; Janus Films.; British Lion Films.; Studio Canal.; Archers (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604650563 1604650567
OCLC Number: 232337720
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Adapted from a novel by Nigel Balchin.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949.
Special edition features: audio commentary by Charles Barr; video interview with Chris Challis; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; in booklet: essay, "Whiskey galore!" / by Nick James.
Credits: Director of photography, Christopher Challis ; editor, Clifford Turner ; music, Brian Easdale ; production designer, Hein Heckroth ; art director, John Hoesli ; camera, Freddie Francis.
Cast: David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Jack Hawkins, Leslie Banks, Michael Gough, Cyril Cusack, Milton Rosmer, Emrys Jones, Walter Fitzgerald, Renee Asherson.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([14] pages ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; fullscreen, Dolby digital, mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 441.
Responsibility: Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; London Films present ; a production of the Archers ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
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Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon.

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