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Title À nous la liberté [videorecording] / Janus Films ; FilmSonor présente ; un film de René Clair ; scénario et direction, René Clair ; [producer, Harold Auten].

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    F NOU    1 HOLD
 GDL Central Library DVD    F ANO    DUE 10-12-22
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert ([6] pages ; 19 cm)
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videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium plastic rdamat
4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical mono rda
Dolby Digital
NTSC rdabs
video file region 1 rda
DVD video
Motion pictures lcgft
Series Criterion collection ; 160
Classic collection
Criterion collection ; 160.
Classic collection (Criterion Collection (Firm))
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, with optional English subtitles.
Cast Henri Marchand, Raymond Cordy, Rolla France, Paul Olivier, André Michaud, Germaine Aussey, Jacques Shelly, Léon Lorin, William Burke, Vincent Hyspa.
Credits Photography, Georges Périnal ; art director, Lazare Meerson ; film editors, René Clair, René Le Hénaff ; music, Georges Auric ; costume designer, René Hubert.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Title from container.
Audience MPAA earing: Not rated.
Summary A satire on factory life centering on the activities of a couple of ex-prisoners, one of whom, an ambitious crook, becomes the boss of a large factory while the other, a sentimental old tramp, becomes a worker there. Eventually both discover that happiness and peace of mind cannot be bought with money and revert to their former life as vagabonds.
Note Special features: deleted scenes; the 1924 short Entr'acte; 1998 interview with Bronja Clair; film historian David Robinson on the plagiarism lawsuit against Charlie Chaplin's Modern times.
Subject Ex-convicts -- Drama.
Factories -- Employees -- Drama.
Tramps -- Drama.
Work -- Drama.
Working class -- Drama.
Automation -- Social aspects -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, French.
Comedy films.
Satirical films.
Added Author Clair, René, 1898-1981, film director, screenwriter.
Auten, Harold, film producer.
Marchand, Henri, 1898-1959, actor.
Cordy, Raymond, 1898-1956, actor.
France, Rolla, actor.
Ollivier, Paul, 1877-1948, actor.
Périnal, Georges, 1897-1965, director of photography.
Meerson, Lazare, 1900-1938, art director.
Le Hénaff, René, 1902-2005, editor of moving image work.
Auric, Georges, 1899-1983, composer (expression)
Hubert, Rene, 1895-1976, costume designer.
Clair, Bronja, interviewee.
Robinson, David, 1930- interviewee.
Janus Films, presenter.
Filmsonor (Firm), presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Entr'acte.
ISBN 0780023102
Standard No. 037429147726
Music No. NOU010 Criterion Collection

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