The Resource Great cinema, (videorecording 15 films)

Great cinema, (videorecording 15 films)

Label
Great cinema
Title
Great cinema
Title variation
Fifteen films
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Snows of Kilimanjaro: Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Anna Karenina: A married woman finds true love in a man who isn't her husband
  • Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: A young man dreams, after reading Mark Twain's classic novel of the same title, that he himself travels to King Arthur's court
  • Tale of two cities: A British barrister falls in love with a comely French lass who marries another. When her husband returns to Paris to rescue a family retainer he himself is imprisoned. The barrister then comes up with a daring plan to save the lass's husband
  • Jane Eyre: An orphan girl finds her way in life as a governess
  • Legend of the Sea Wolf: Chronicles the adventures on the high seas
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi river
  • Jungle book: A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life
  • Call of the wild: A house dog is abducted and brought to the north as a sled dog
  • Macbeth: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches
  • Of human bondage: A man falls for a woman of loose morals. He rescues her a couple of times only to have her destroy his financial security
  • Little men: A young man finds refuge in a school for boys. His father is a con man. One of the teachers defends the boy when he is falsely accused and his father schemes to save the school from foreclosure
  • Last time I saw Paris: Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about his life he led in Paris after it was liberated
  • David Copperfield: Charles Dickens's immortal story of a young man's journey to maturity
  • Cyrano de Bergerac: The charismatic swordsmen-poet helps another to woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play
Cataloging source
OKJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Pre-1968 movies unrated; some may contain content unsuitable for children
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F54 2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-2003
  • 1922-1990
  • 1917-1975
  • 1887-1969
  • 1927-1999
  • 1892-1962
  • 1924-1963
  • 1908-1989
  • 1932-2011
  • 1916-2008
  • 1912-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peck, Gregory
  • Gardner, Ava
  • Hayward, Susan
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Scott, George C.
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Carradine, John
  • Sabu
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Connery, Sean
  • Davis, Bette
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Johnson, Van
  • Phillips, Robin K. S
  • Ferrer, José
  • TGG Direct (Firm)
Runtime
999
Technique
live action
Label
Great cinema, (videorecording 15 films)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1 a. The snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) -- Anna Karenina (1948) -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court (1952) -- Tale of two cities (1953) -- Disc 1 b. Jane Eyre (1971) -- Legend of the Sea Wolf (1975) -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1953) -- Jungle book (1942)
  • Disc 2 a. Call of the wild (1972) -- Macbeth (1961) -- Of human bondage (1934) -- Little men (1940) -- Disc 2 b. The last time I saw Paris (1954) -- David Copperfield (1970) -- Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
Control code
ocn682210261
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (999 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
011891508995
Other physical details
b&w and col.
Publisher number
50899
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great cinema, (videorecording 15 films)
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1 a. The snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) -- Anna Karenina (1948) -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court (1952) -- Tale of two cities (1953) -- Disc 1 b. Jane Eyre (1971) -- Legend of the Sea Wolf (1975) -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1953) -- Jungle book (1942)
  • Disc 2 a. Call of the wild (1972) -- Macbeth (1961) -- Of human bondage (1934) -- Little men (1940) -- Disc 2 b. The last time I saw Paris (1954) -- David Copperfield (1970) -- Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
Control code
ocn682210261
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (999 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
011891508995
Other physical details
b&w and col.
Publisher number
50899
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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