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The Resource 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)

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
A tale of two cities
Title
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
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oliver T. Marsh ; editor, Conrad A. Nervig ; music, Herbert Stothart
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Henry B. Walthall, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Blanche Yurka
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1891-1958
  • 1887-1952
  • 1902-1965
  • 1892-1967
  • 1878-1936
  • 1908-1990
  • 1883-1942
  • 1812-1870
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Colman, Ronald
  • Conway, Jack
  • Selznick, David O.
  • Rathbone, Basil
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Allan, Elizabeth
  • Oliver, Edna May
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • France
  • Paris (France)
  • London (England)
  • Dickens, Charles
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
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
  • Special features: Oscar®-nominated short "Audioscopiks"; 2 cartoons: "Hey, hey fever" and "Honeyland"; audio-only bonus: Radio show adaptation starring Ronald Colman; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm72476006
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 126 min.)
Isbn
9781419838248
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.43655 TALE ; L3 ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; B&W ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN1106MW20 ; Repair09/06, wjm.
Other control number
012569793699
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
79369
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o72476006
  • (Sirsi) o72476006
  • o72476006
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
  • Special features: Oscar®-nominated short "Audioscopiks"; 2 cartoons: "Hey, hey fever" and "Honeyland"; audio-only bonus: Radio show adaptation starring Ronald Colman; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm72476006
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 126 min.)
Isbn
9781419838248
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.43655 TALE ; L3 ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; B&W ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN1106MW20 ; Repair09/06, wjm.
Other control number
012569793699
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
79369
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o72476006
  • (Sirsi) o72476006
  • o72476006
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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