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Title Androcles and the lion [videorecording] / an RKO Radio picture ; Gabriel Pascal presents ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; screen adaptation by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; directed by Chester Erskine.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    AND    Available
Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eclipse, series 20, George Bernard Shaw on film
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 20, George Bernard Shaw on film.
Note Based on the play by Bernard Shaw.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Credits Cinematography, Harry Stradling ; editor, Roland Gross ; music, Frederick Hollander.
Cast Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Robert Newton, Maurice Evans, Alan Young, Elsa Lanchester, Reginald Gardiner, Gene Lockhart, Noel Willman.
Summary A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Colosseum (Rome, Italy) -- Drama.
Slaves -- Rome -- Drama.
Lion -- Rome -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Rome -- Drama.
Animal welfare -- Rome -- Drama.
Genre/Form Religious films
Fiction films
Feature films
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Pascal, Gabriel, 1894-1954. Producer.
Erskine, Chester, 1905-1986. Director.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Screenwriter.
Englund, Ken. Screenwriter.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010. Actor.
Mature, Victor. Actor.
Newton, Robert, 1905-1956. Actor.
Evans, Maurice, 1901-1989. Actor.
Young, Alan, 1919- Actor.
Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986. Actor.
Gardiner, Reginald, 1903-1980. Actor.
Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957. Actor.
Willman, Noel, 1918-1988- Actor.
Hollaender, Friedrich. Composer.
RKO Radio Pictures.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion
ISBN 9781604652505 (set)
1604652500 (set)
Standard No. 715515055215 set
Music No. ECL089 Criterion Collection (set)
ECL092 Criterion Collection

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