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The Resource Brief encounter, produced by Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean ; Pinewood Films Ltd, (videorecording)

Brief encounter, produced by Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean ; Pinewood Films Ltd, (videorecording)

Label
Brief encounter
Title
Brief encounter
Statement of responsibility
produced by Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean ; Pinewood Films Ltd
Title variation
David Lean's brief encounter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Member of
Cataloging source
PVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan ; director of photography, Robert Krasker ; film editor, Jack Harris ; music director, Muir Mathieson, conducting the National Symphony Orchestra ; piano soloist, Eileen Joyce
Language note
English subtitles for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everly Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1973
  • 1908-1991
  • 1908-1982
  • 1916-1988
  • 1898-1993
  • d. 1973
  • 1899-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coward, Noel
  • Lean, David
  • Havelock-Allan, Anthony
  • Johnson, Celia
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Holloway, Stanley
  • Mallory, Jay
  • Raymond, Cyril
  • Coward, Noel
  • Pinewood Studios
Runtime
86
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
76
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Brief encounter, produced by Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean ; Pinewood Films Ltd, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1945 motion picture
  • Based on the play Still life by Noel Coward
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm44639285
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9780780023420
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BR140:
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Brief encounter, produced by Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean ; Pinewood Films Ltd, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1945 motion picture
  • Based on the play Still life by Noel Coward
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm44639285
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9780780023420
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BR140:
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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