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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Moira Shearer; Robert Helpmann, Sir; Leonide Massine; Jacques Offenbach; Janus Films.; Studio Canal.
|Notes:||Originally released in 1951.
Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by director Martin Scorsese and film-music historian Bruce Eder; new video interview with director George A. Romero; The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1956), a short musical film directed by Michael Powell, based on the Goethe story; rare collection of production designer Hein Heckroth's sketches and paintings; gallery of archival production and publicity photographs; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film historian Ian Christie.
|Credits:||English language libretto by Dennis Arundell from the French libretto by Jules Barbier ; photographed by Christopher Challis ; edited by Reginal Mills ; conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham ; with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; choreography by Frederick Ashton.|
|Cast:||Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Leonide Massine, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tcherina.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection, 317.|
|Other Titles:||Tales of Hoffmann (Motion picture : 1951)
Powell and Pressburger's
|Responsibility:||London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger.|