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Uniform Title Great expectations (Motion picture : 1946)
Title Great expectations [videorecording] / J. Arthur Rank presents : a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    GRE    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    GRE    DUE 09-25-19
Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 31
The classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 31.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Special feature: theatrical trailer.
Credits Photographer, Guy Green; editor, Jack Harris; music, Walter Goehr; production designer, John Bryan.
Cast John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons.
Summary In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards Academy Awards (1948): Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White; Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Green)
Subject Orphans -- England -- Drama
England -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Drama
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, British.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criterion collection
Added Author Lean, David, 1908-1991
Neame, Ronald.
Havelock-Allan, Anthony.
Walsh, Kay
McGivern, Cecil, -1963.
Mills, John, 1908-2005.
Hobson, Valerie, 1917-1998.
Miles, Bernard, 1907-1991
Sullivan, Francis L.
Hunt, Martita. 1900-1969
Currie, Finlay, 1878-1968.
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000.
Barnard, Ivor, 1887-1953
Jackson, Freda
Wager, Anthony, 1932-1990-
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Great expectations
Cineguild (Firm)
Janus Films
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: David Lean's great expectations
ISBN 0780021274
Standard No. 037429128022
Music No. GRE270 Criterion Collection

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