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The Resource A matter of life and death, produced, written, and directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)

A matter of life and death, produced, written, and directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)

Label
A matter of life and death
Title
A matter of life and death
Statement of responsibility
produced, written, and directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
After he survives jumping out of a burning plane and falls in love with an American radio operator, World War II British pilot Peter Carter goes on trial in heaven for a second chance at life, as he was meant to die in the crash
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Matter of life and death (Motion picture : 1946)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M38 2018
PerformerNote
David Niven, Kim Hunter, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1990
  • 1902-1988
  • 1910-1983
  • 1906-1976
  • 1922-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powell, Michael
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Niven, David
  • Livesey, Roger
  • Hunter, Kim
Runtime
104
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
939
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Heaven
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Fighter pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A matter of life and death, produced, written, and directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Mono, full screen 1.37:1
  • Essay by critic Stephanie Zacharek in container
  • Features: introduction from 2009 with filmmaker Martin Scorsese; audio commentary from 2009 featuring film scholar Ian Christie; new interview with editor Thelma Schoonmaker, director Michael Powell's widow; new interview with film historian Craig Barron on the film's visual effects and production design; short film "The colour merchant" (1998) by Craig McCall featuring cinematographer Jack Cardiff
Bar code
  • 31223127357623
  • 31223127357615
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (104 min.)
Isbn
9781681434841
Lccn
be2018080594
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515218610
  • 00715515218610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2927D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A matter of life and death, produced, written, and directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Mono, full screen 1.37:1
  • Essay by critic Stephanie Zacharek in container
  • Features: introduction from 2009 with filmmaker Martin Scorsese; audio commentary from 2009 featuring film scholar Ian Christie; new interview with editor Thelma Schoonmaker, director Michael Powell's widow; new interview with film historian Craig Barron on the film's visual effects and production design; short film "The colour merchant" (1998) by Craig McCall featuring cinematographer Jack Cardiff
Bar code
  • 31223127357623
  • 31223127357615
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (104 min.)
Isbn
9781681434841
Lccn
be2018080594
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515218610
  • 00715515218610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2927D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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