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The Resource Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman ; directed by Jack Conway ; produced by David O. Selznick, (videorecording)

Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman ; directed by Jack Conway ; produced by David O. Selznick, (videorecording)

Label
Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities
Title
Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman ; directed by Jack Conway ; produced by David O. Selznick
Title variation
Tale of two cities
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oliver T. Marsh ; editor, Conrad A. Nervig ; music, Herbert Stothart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
DC148
LC item number
.T354 2006
PerformerNote
Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Henry B. Walthall, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Blanche Yurka
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1990
  • 1893-1973
  • 1891-1958
  • 1887-1952
  • 1812-1870
  • 1887-1958
  • 1883-1942
  • 1892-1967
  • 1902-1965
  • 1878-1936
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allan, Elizabeth
  • Behrman, S. N.
  • Colman, Ronald
  • Conway, Jack
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Lipscomb, W. P.
  • Oliver, Edna May
  • Rathbone, Basil
  • Selznick, David O.
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Executions and executioners
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Lookalikes
  • France
  • London (England)
  • Paris (France)
  • Francia
  • París (Francia)
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman ; directed by Jack Conway ; produced by David O. Selznick, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
  • Special features: Oscar®-nominated short "Audioscopiks"; 2 cartoons: "Hey, hey fever" and "Honeyland"; audio-only bonus: Radio show adaptation starring Ronald Colman; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm72476006
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.)
Isbn
9781419838248
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569793699
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
79369
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)72476006
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman ; directed by Jack Conway ; produced by David O. Selznick, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
  • Special features: Oscar®-nominated short "Audioscopiks"; 2 cartoons: "Hey, hey fever" and "Honeyland"; audio-only bonus: Radio show adaptation starring Ronald Colman; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm72476006
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.)
Isbn
9781419838248
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569793699
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
79369
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)72476006
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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