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Uniform Title Things to come (Motion picture)
Title Things to come [videorecording] / a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library DVD    THI    DUE 07-24-19
Edition DVD special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 660
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 660.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Special features: New high-definiton digital film restoration ; Audio commentary featuring film historian and writer David Kalat ; Christopher Frayling on the design (interview with writer and cultural historian Christopher Frayling) ; Bruce Eder on the score (film historian Bruce Eder on Arthur Bliss's musical score) ; László Moholy-Nagy (unused footage by special effects artist Moholy-Nagy) ; The wandering sickness (audio recording from 1936 of a reading from H.G. Wells's writing). Booklet features an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Credits Settings designed by Vincent Korda ; photography by Georges Perinal ; music specially composed by Arthur Bliss ; musical director, Muir Mathieson ; costumes designed by John Armstrong, Rene Hubert and the Marchioness of Queensberry [Cathleen Mann] ; film editors, Charles Crichton & Francis Lyon.
Cast Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Maurice Braddell, Sophie Stewart, Derrick DeMarney, Ann Todd, Pearl Argyle, Kenneth Villiers, Ivan Brandt, Anne McLaren, Patricia Hilliard, Charles Carson.
Summary "Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.37:1) presentation ; monaural.
Language English dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject War -- Drama.
Dystopian films.
Genre/Form Science fiction films.
Fantasy films.
Film adaptations.
Added Author Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956, film producer.
Menzies, William Cameron, 1896-1957, film director.
Massey, Raymond, actor.
Chapman, Edward, 1901-1977, actor.
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983, actor.
Scott, Margaretta, actor.
Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964, actor.
Braddell, Maurice, actor.
Stewart, Sophie,, actor.
De Marney, Derrick, 1906-1978, actor.
Todd, Ann, 1909-1993, actor.
Argyle, Pearl,, actor.
Villiers, Kenneth,, actor.
Brandt, Ivan,, actor.
McLaren, Anne, actor.
Hilliard, Patricia,, actor.
Carson, Charles,, actor.
Korda, Vincent,, set designer.
Périnal, Georges, 1897-1965, director of photography.
Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975, composer (expression)
Mathieson, Muir, musical director.
Armstrong, John,, costume designer.
Hubert, Rene,, costume designer.
Mann, Cathleen,, costume designer.
Crichton, Charles, 1910-1999, editor of moving image work.
Lyon, Francis D.,, editor of moving image work.
Kalat, David, 1970- commentator.
Frayling, Christopher, interviewee (expression)
Eder, Bruce, interviewee (expression)
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946, artist.
O'Brien, Geoffrey, 1948- author.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Things to come.
London Film Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: H.G. Wells' Things to come
ISBN 9781604657357
Standard No. 715515107013
Music No. CC2272D The Criterion Collection

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