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The Resource Hobson's choice, Janus Films ; London Films ; David Lean's production ; screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer and Wynyard Browne ; photographed by Jack Hildyard ; produced in association with and distributed by British Lion Film Corporation Ltd. ; produced and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Hobson's choice, Janus Films ; London Films ; David Lean's production ; screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer and Wynyard Browne ; photographed by Jack Hildyard ; produced in association with and distributed by British Lion Film Corporation Ltd. ; produced and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Label
Hobson's choice
Title
Hobson's choice
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; London Films ; David Lean's production ; screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer and Wynyard Browne ; photographed by Jack Hildyard ; produced in association with and distributed by British Lion Film Corporation Ltd. ; produced and directed by David Lean
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Hollywood greats (Television program)
Credits note
Music composed by Malcolm Arnold ; played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; music director, Muir Mathieson ; art director, Wilfred Shingleton ; editor, Peter Taylor ; costumes designed by John Armstrong ; costume supervisor, Julia Squire ; associate producer, Norman Spencer
Dewey number
791.43/72
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H63 2008
PerformerNote
Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson, Joseph Tomelty, Richard Wattis, Prunella Scales, Derek Blomfield, Helen Haye
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1914-
  • 1911-1964
  • 1899-1962
  • 1908-2005
  • 1915-1981
  • 1922-2013
  • 1911-
  • 1920-1964
  • 1874-1957
  • 1882-1958
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Spencer, Norman
  • Browne, Wynyard
  • Hildyard, Jack
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Mills, John
  • De Banzie, Brenda
  • Anderson, Daphne
  • Tomelty, Joseph
  • Wattis, Richard
  • Scales, Prunella
  • Blomfield, Derek
  • Haye, Helen
  • Arnold, Malcolm
  • Brighouse, Harold
  • Janus Films
  • London Films
  • British Lion Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
461
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Businessmen
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • Courtship
Technique
live action
Label
Hobson's choice, Janus Films ; London Films ; David Lean's production ; screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer and Wynyard Browne ; photographed by Jack Hildyard ; produced in association with and distributed by British Lion Film Corporation Ltd. ; produced and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Harold Brighouse
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954; ©1953
  • "Restoration by the BFI National Archive in association with Studio Canal and Optimum Releasing."
  • Accompanying booklet has a new essay by film critic Armond White and information about the new remastered transfer from a 1953 combined fine-grain master positive
  • Special features: Commentary featuring film historians Alain Silver and James Ursini; Theatrical trailer; Episode of The Hollywood greats: Charles Laughton / written and presented by Barry Norman; producer, Barry Brown; director, Margaret Sharp ; BBC (ca. 44 min. ; 1978)
Bar code
  • 31223087508637
  • 31223087508702
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
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
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604651195
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042116
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1792D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital monaural, high definition digital transfer from restoration
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hobson's choice, Janus Films ; London Films ; David Lean's production ; screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer and Wynyard Browne ; photographed by Jack Hildyard ; produced in association with and distributed by British Lion Film Corporation Ltd. ; produced and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Harold Brighouse
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954; ©1953
  • "Restoration by the BFI National Archive in association with Studio Canal and Optimum Releasing."
  • Accompanying booklet has a new essay by film critic Armond White and information about the new remastered transfer from a 1953 combined fine-grain master positive
  • Special features: Commentary featuring film historians Alain Silver and James Ursini; Theatrical trailer; Episode of The Hollywood greats: Charles Laughton / written and presented by Barry Norman; producer, Barry Brown; director, Margaret Sharp ; BBC (ca. 44 min. ; 1978)
Bar code
  • 31223087508637
  • 31223087508702
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
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
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604651195
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042116
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1792D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital monaural, high definition digital transfer from restoration
Video recording format
DVD

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