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The Resource 49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)

49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)

Label
49th parallel
Title
49th parallel
Statement of responsibility
scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell
Title variation
Forty-ninth parallel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a Nazi U-boat crew headed by the ruthless Lieutenant Hirth is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II, the men evade capture by hiding out in a series of rural communities before trying to cross the border into the still-neutral United States
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
F6789656484 2007
PerformerNote
Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Niall MacGinnis, Glynis Johns, Finlay Currie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1990
  • 1893-1943
  • 1907-1989
  • 1900-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powell, Michael
  • Howard, Leslie
  • Olivier, Laurence
  • Massey, Raymond
  • Walbrook, Anton
Runtime
123
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
376
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
  • Special features: Restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder; "The volunteer"; a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short staring Ralph Richardson; "A pretty British affair": a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which consider their WWII-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; original theatrical trailer; new essay by fil scholar Charles Barr and Powell's 1941 premiere speech
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (123 min.)
Isbn
9781934121269
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
715515022422
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1683D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm77216062
  • (OCoLC)77216062
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, restored high-definition transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
  • Special features: Restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder; "The volunteer"; a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short staring Ralph Richardson; "A pretty British affair": a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which consider their WWII-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; original theatrical trailer; new essay by fil scholar Charles Barr and Powell's 1941 premiere speech
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (123 min.)
Isbn
9781934121269
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
715515022422
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1683D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm77216062
  • (OCoLC)77216062
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, restored high-definition transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
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