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Title Noël Coward's This happy breed [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Granada International ; Eagle-Lion Distributors ; a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward.

Imprint [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    THI    On Holdshelf
Edition DVD special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series The Criterion collection ; 603
The Criterion collection ; 605
David Lean directs Noël Coward
David Lean directs Noël Coward.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 603.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 605.
System Details DVD, NTSC; region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; monaural.
Language In English with optional English subtites for the hearing-impaired.
Cast Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills, Kay Walsh, Stanley Holloway, Amy Veness, Alison Leggatt, Eileen Erskine, John Blythe, Guy Verney, Merle Tottenham, Betty Fleetwood.
Credits Art director, C.P. Norman ; film editor, Jack Harris ; dress supervisor, Hilda Collins ; music played by the London Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Muir Mathieson ; photographed by Ronald Neame ; [music by Noël Coward, Muir Mathieson, Clifton Parker].
Note From a play by Noel Coward.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944.
Restored by the BFI National Archive and Granada International.
Also issued in box set: David Lean directs Noël Coward, with Blithe Spirit, In which we serve and Brief encounter.
Summary The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars.
Note Special features: Barry Day (interview with Noël Coward schlolar Barry Day); The golden age (a 2010 interview with Ronald Neame); Trailer; Rerelease trailer.
Subject Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 -- Drama.
Families -- Great Britain -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Havelock-Allan, Anthony, film producer, screenwriter, adapter.
Lean, David, 1908-1991, screenwriter, adapter, film director.
Neame, Ronald, screenwriter, adapter, director of photography.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973, film producer, composer (expression)
Newton, Robert, 1905-1956, actor.
Johnson, Celia, 1908-1982, actor.
Mills, John, 1908-2005, actor.
Walsh, Kay, actor.
Holloway, Stanley, actor.
Veness, Amy, 1876-1960, actor.
Leggatt, Alison, actor.
Erskine, Eileen, 1914-1995, actor.
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942, actor.
Verney, Guy, 1915-1970, actor.
Tottenham, Merle, actor.
Fleetwood, Betty, actor.
Delaney, Norman, art director.
Harris, Jack, 1905-1971, editor of moving image work.
Collins, Hilda, costume designer.
Mathieson, Muir, conductor, composer (expression)
Parker, Clifton, composer (expression)
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. This happy breed.
Janus Films.
Granada International.
Eagle-Lion Films, Inc.
Two Cities Films.
Cineguild (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title This happy breed
ISBN 9781604655612
9781604655599 (set)
1604655593 (set)
Standard No. 715515093316
Music No. CC2124D Criterion Collection
CC2126D Criterion Collection

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