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Uniform Title Jabberwocky (Motion picture : 1977)
Title Jabberwocky [videorecording] / a Michael White presentation ; directed by Terry Gilliam ; produced by Sandy Lieberson ; screenplay by Charles Alverson and Terry Gilliam ; an Umbrella Entertainment production.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    JAB    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    JAB    Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
stamping rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
stereo rdacpc
surround 5.1 DTS Master Audio
NTSC rdabs
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DVD video
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Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 903
Criterion collection ; 903.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; wide screen (1.85:1); 5.1 DTS Master Audio.
Language In English with optional captions in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier, Warren Mitchell, Max Wall, Terry Gilliam.
Credits Photography, Terry Bedford ; editor, Michael Bradsell ; music, De Wolfe.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Based on the poem by Lewis Carroll.
Restored by the BFI National Archive and the Film Foundation.
Summary A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.
Note Special features: commentary soundtrack from 2001 with Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin; Jabberwocky: good nonsense, a new documentary on the making of the film; new interview with Valerie Charlton, designer of the film's creature; audio interview from 1998 with cinematographer Terry Bradford; selection of Gilliam's storyboards and sketches; original UK opening sequence; Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky" recited by Annette Badland and Michael Palin; trailer; in booklet: essay by Scott Tobias.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Subject Middle Ages -- Drama.
Monsters -- Drama.
Knights and knighthood -- Drama.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gilliam, Terry, film director, screenwriter, actor.
Lieberson, Sandy, film producer.
White, Michael, 1936-2016, film producer.
Palin, Michael, actor.
Corbett, Harry H., actor.
Le Mesurier, John, 1912-1983, actor.
Mitchell, Warren, actor.
Wall, Max, 1908-1990, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Jabberwocky.
DeWolfe Music (Firm), composer (expression)
Umbrella Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781681433776
Standard No. 715515206211
Music No. CC2827DDVD The Criterion Collection

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