Coverart for item
The Resource El Cid, written by Fredric M. Frank and Philip Yordan ; produced by Samuel Bronston ; directed by Anthony Mann ; a Samuel Bronston production in association with Dear Film Production, (videorecording)

El Cid, written by Fredric M. Frank and Philip Yordan ; produced by Samuel Bronston ; directed by Anthony Mann ; a Samuel Bronston production in association with Dear Film Production, (videorecording)

Label
El Cid
Title
El Cid
Statement of responsibility
written by Fredric M. Frank and Philip Yordan ; produced by Samuel Bronston ; directed by Anthony Mann ; a Samuel Bronston production in association with Dear Film Production
Title variation
El Cid
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, who has been dubbed El Cid by his followers, vows to see his country at peace, free from the invader. Showing clemency to some emirs, he faces treason charges at court. His accuser, Gomez, father of his fiancee, Chimene, dies in the resulting duel. Chimene's avowed vengeance plot fails and Rodrigo is given her hand. When King Ferdinand dies, his kingdom is divided among his three children. Sancho challenges the decision and imprisons Alfonso, who is released by El Cid. Then Sancho is assassinated by an African war-lord. Alfonso now claims that throne, too, and exiles El Cid. Chimene realizes the nobility of her husband and joins him. The years pass and El Cid becomes a revered warrior, but refuses to aid Alfonso. He lays siege to Valencia, catapulting food into its starving garrison. The Valencians kill their evil ruler and offer the crown to El Cid. He sends it to Alfonso, who rushes to his side. But El Cid has been hit by a stray arrow. Attended by Chimene, he hides the wound from his men and prepares a final bid to drive the Moors from Spain
Awards note
Golden Globes, USA, 1962: Special Merit Award (Samuel Bronston)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Miklos Rozsa ; director of photography, Robert Krasker ; editor, Robert Lawrence
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, with optional Spanish subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Genevieve Page, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Hurd Hatfield, Massimo Serato, Herbert Lom
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1977
  • 1906-1967
  • 1934-
  • 1931-
  • 1935-
  • 1918-1998
  • 1916-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Bronston, Samuel
  • Frank, Fredric M.
  • Yordan, Philip
  • Mann, Anthony
  • Loren, Sophia
  • Vallone, Raf
  • Page, Geneviève
  • Fraser, John
  • Raymond, Gary
  • Hatfield, Hurd
  • Serato, Massimo
  • Lom, Herbert
  • Samuel Bronston Productions, Inc
  • Dear film produzione
  • Weinstein Company
  • Genius Products, Inc
Runtime
183
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cid
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • War wounds
  • Muslims
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
El Cid, written by Fredric M. Frank and Philip Yordan ; produced by Samuel Bronston ; directed by Anthony Mann ; a Samuel Bronston production in association with Dear Film Production, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/lookup?El+Cid+(1961)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Miriam collection"--container
  • First half of film plays on 1st disc, film is continued on 2nd disc
  • Special features: Disc 1: Feature commentary with Bill Bronston and Neal M. Rosendorf; vintage radio interviews with Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren; still galleries; filmographies. Disc 2: Hollywood conquers Spain: the making of El Cid; Samuel Bronston: the epic journey of a dreamer; behind the camera: Anthony Mann and El Cid; Miklós Rózsa: maestro of the movies; preserving our legacy: Gerry Byrne on film preservation and restoration; trailer gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. El Cid [pt. 1]; special features -- disc. 2. El Cid [pt. 2]; special features
Control code
ocn185041750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen ; Two-disc deluxe edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 183 min.)
Isbn
9781594447358
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.43655 EL CID ; L3 ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 AW ; Col. ; CC ; D02 ; YVN0802MW118 ; YVS0805BTAV28 ; YVS0807MWHCD.
Other control number
796019803960
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
80396
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 185041750
  • (Sirsi) 185041750
  • (OCoLC)185041750
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
El Cid, written by Fredric M. Frank and Philip Yordan ; produced by Samuel Bronston ; directed by Anthony Mann ; a Samuel Bronston production in association with Dear Film Production, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/lookup?El+Cid+(1961)
Publication
Note
  • "The Miriam collection"--container
  • First half of film plays on 1st disc, film is continued on 2nd disc
  • Special features: Disc 1: Feature commentary with Bill Bronston and Neal M. Rosendorf; vintage radio interviews with Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren; still galleries; filmographies. Disc 2: Hollywood conquers Spain: the making of El Cid; Samuel Bronston: the epic journey of a dreamer; behind the camera: Anthony Mann and El Cid; Miklós Rózsa: maestro of the movies; preserving our legacy: Gerry Byrne on film preservation and restoration; trailer gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. El Cid [pt. 1]; special features -- disc. 2. El Cid [pt. 2]; special features
Control code
ocn185041750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen ; Two-disc deluxe edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 183 min.)
Isbn
9781594447358
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.43655 EL CID ; L3 ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 AW ; Col. ; CC ; D02 ; YVN0802MW118 ; YVS0805BTAV28 ; YVS0807MWHCD.
Other control number
796019803960
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
80396
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 185041750
  • (Sirsi) 185041750
  • (OCoLC)185041750
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Antioch BranchBorrow it
      6060 N. Chestnut Ave., Gladstone, MO, 64119 , US
      39.20389 -94.54657
    • North Independence BranchBorrow it
      317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO, 64050 , US
      39.100794 -94.418828
    • Parkville BranchBorrow it
      8815 Tom Watson Pkwy., Parkville, MO, 64152 , US
      39.2099 -94.68334
Processing Feedback ...