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The Resource Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Československý filmový ústav ; Ústřední půjčovna filmů v Praze ; scénář Bohumil Hrabal, Jiří Menzel ; dramaturg, Václav Nývlt ; vedouci výroby, Zdeněk Oves ; režie, Jiří Menzel ; Filmové studio Barrandov

Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Československý filmový ústav ; Ústřední půjčovna filmů v Praze ; scénář Bohumil Hrabal, Jiří Menzel ; dramaturg, Václav Nývlt ; vedouci výroby, Zdeněk Oves ; režie, Jiří Menzel ; Filmové studio Barrandov

Label
Closely watched trains
Title
Closely watched trains
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Československý filmový ústav ; Ústřední půjčovna filmů v Praze ; scénář Bohumil Hrabal, Jiří Menzel ; dramaturg, Václav Nývlt ; vedouci výroby, Zdeněk Oves ; režie, Jiří Menzel ; Filmové studio Barrandov
Title variation
  • Jiri Menzel's Closely watched trains
  • Ostře sledované vlaky
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Actor
Adapter
Author
Cinematographer
Composer
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • cze
  • eng
  • cze
  • cze
Summary
Comedy-drama about a young trainmaster employed in a tiny station during World War II. He becomes involved in a plot to blow up a German ammunition train, but when the plan backfires, he is forced to commit the ultimate act of courage
Member of
Awards note
Grand Prize, Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival, 1966. Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film, 1968.
Cataloging source
VSB
Characteristic
videorecording
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Ostře sledované vlaky (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photography, Jaromír Šofr ; editor, Jiřini Lukesová ; music, Jiří Šust
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Czech with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
C36 2001
PerformerNote
Václav Neckář, Jitka Bendová, Vladimir Valenta
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1997
  • 1930-1999
  • 1943-
  • 1923-2001
  • 1939-
  • 1919-1995
  • 1914-1997
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  • Menzel, Jiří
  • Oves, Zdeněk
  • Hrabal, Bohumil
  • Nývlt, Václav
  • Neckář, Václav
  • Bendová, Jitka
  • Valenta, Vladimir
  • Šofr, Jaromír
  • Sust, Jiří
  • Hrabal, Bohumil
  • Janus Films
  • Československý filmový ústav
  • Ústřední půjčovna filmů (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Filmové studio Barrandov
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
93
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Railroads
  • Czechoslovakia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Československý filmový ústav ; Ústřední půjčovna filmů v Praze ; scénář Bohumil Hrabal, Jiří Menzel ; dramaturg, Václav Nývlt ; vedouci výroby, Zdeněk Oves ; režie, Jiří Menzel ; Filmové studio Barrandov
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Credits in English from Internet Movie Database: Directed by Jiří Menzel ; screenplay by Bohumil Hrabel and Jiří Menzel ; script editor, Václav Nývlt ; produced by Zdeněk Oves ; production company, Filmové studio Barrandov
  • Credits in English : Directed by Jiří Menzel ; produced by Dr. Zdeněk Oves ; screenplay by Bohumil Hrabel and Jiří Menzel from the novel by Bohumil Hrabal ; director of photography, Jaromír Šofr ; edited by Jiřini Lukesová ; music by Jiří Šust ; wardrobe by Olga Dimitrovová
  • Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1966
  • Includes U.S. theatrical trailer in English
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
Control code
ocm48017545
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780780024564
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161524
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CLO100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD in original 1.33:1 aspect ratio presentation; new digital transfer; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Československý filmový ústav ; Ústřední půjčovna filmů v Praze ; scénář Bohumil Hrabal, Jiří Menzel ; dramaturg, Václav Nývlt ; vedouci výroby, Zdeněk Oves ; režie, Jiří Menzel ; Filmové studio Barrandov
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Credits in English from Internet Movie Database: Directed by Jiří Menzel ; screenplay by Bohumil Hrabel and Jiří Menzel ; script editor, Václav Nývlt ; produced by Zdeněk Oves ; production company, Filmové studio Barrandov
  • Credits in English : Directed by Jiří Menzel ; produced by Dr. Zdeněk Oves ; screenplay by Bohumil Hrabel and Jiří Menzel from the novel by Bohumil Hrabal ; director of photography, Jaromír Šofr ; edited by Jiřini Lukesová ; music by Jiří Šust ; wardrobe by Olga Dimitrovová
  • Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1966
  • Includes U.S. theatrical trailer in English
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
Control code
ocm48017545
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780780024564
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161524
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CLO100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD in original 1.33:1 aspect ratio presentation; new digital transfer; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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