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The Resource Closely watched trains, directed by Jiří Menzel, (videorecording)

Closely watched trains, directed by Jiří Menzel, (videorecording)

Label
Closely watched trains
Title
Closely watched trains
Statement of responsibility
directed by Jiří Menzel
Title variation
Closely observed trains
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • cze
  • eng
  • cze
  • cze
Summary
Comedy-drama about a young trainmaster employed in a tiny station during World War II. He becomes involved in a plot to blow up a German ammunition train, but when the plan backfires, he is forced to commit the ultimate act of courage
Member of
Cataloging source
VSB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ostře sledované vlaky (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Czech with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Vaclav Neckar, Jitka Bendova, Vladimir Valenta
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1914-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Menzel, Jiří
  • Neckář, Václav
  • Bendová, Jitka
  • Valenta, Vladimir
  • Hrabal, Bohumil
Runtime
93
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • The classic collection
Series volume
131
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Closely watched trains, directed by Jiří Menzel, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1966
  • Includes U.S. theatrical trailer in English
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780780024564
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161524
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CLO100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm48017545
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Closely watched trains, directed by Jiří Menzel, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1966
  • Includes U.S. theatrical trailer in English
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780780024564
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161524
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CLO100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm48017545
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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