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The Resource La grande illusion, Janus Films ; une production des Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique présentent ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; scénario et dialogues, Charles Spaak et Jean Renoir ; directeur de production, Raymond Blondy, (videorecording)

La grande illusion, Janus Films ; une production des Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique présentent ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; scénario et dialogues, Charles Spaak et Jean Renoir ; directeur de production, Raymond Blondy, (videorecording)

Label
La grande illusion
Title
La grande illusion
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; une production des Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique présentent ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; scénario et dialogues, Charles Spaak et Jean Renoir ; directeur de production, Raymond Blondy
Title variation
  • Jean Renoir's Grand illusion
  • Grand illusion
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
The story of three French pilots, captured and interned during the First World War. Covers their relationship with their German captors, who treat the prisoners differently according to their social class, and their differing attitudes to escape
Member of
Awards note
New York Film Critics Award: Best Foreign Language Film, 1938
Cataloging source
KyLxBWI
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Grande illusion (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography, Christian Matras ; edited by Marguerite [Renoir], Marthe Huguet ; music by Joseph Kosma
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 843/.912
Intended audience
7-adult
Intended audience source
BWI
Language note
Soundtrack in French; subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G73 1999
PerformerNote
Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Marcel Dalio, Dita Parlo, Erich von Stroheim, Carette
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1976
  • 1897-1975
  • 1900-1983
  • 1885-1957
  • 1913-2012
  • 1894-1979
  • 1903-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gabin, Jean
  • Fresnay, Pierre
  • Dalio, Marcel
  • Parlo, Dita
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Marceau, Félicien
  • Renoir, Jean
  • Spaak, Charles
  • Blondy, Raymond
  • Home Vision (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique
Runtime
114
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
La grande illusion, Janus Films ; une production des Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique présentent ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; scénario et dialogues, Charles Spaak et Jean Renoir ; directeur de production, Raymond Blondy, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Presented in the original aspect ratio, 1.33:1
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937
  • Includes an introduction to the film (in English) by Jean Renoir, audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowrie, restoration notes, live radio broadcast of a portion of the 1938 New York Film Critics Awards, and press book excerpts
Bar code
31223084649996
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
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780020702
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429121924
Other physical details
sd., b&w, DVD
Publisher number
GRA070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD player required; Dolby mono
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
La grande illusion, Janus Films ; une production des Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique présentent ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; scénario et dialogues, Charles Spaak et Jean Renoir ; directeur de production, Raymond Blondy, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Presented in the original aspect ratio, 1.33:1
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937
  • Includes an introduction to the film (in English) by Jean Renoir, audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowrie, restoration notes, live radio broadcast of a portion of the 1938 New York Film Critics Awards, and press book excerpts
Bar code
31223084649996
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
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780020702
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429121924
Other physical details
sd., b&w, DVD
Publisher number
GRA070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD player required; Dolby mono
Video recording format
laserdisc

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