The Resource The ladykillers, Ealing Studios, Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producer, Michael Balcon ; writer, William Rose ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick

The ladykillers, Ealing Studios, Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producer, Michael Balcon ; writer, William Rose ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Label
The ladykillers
Title
The ladykillers
Statement of responsibility
Ealing Studios, Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producer, Michael Balcon ; writer, William Rose ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
Member of
Cataloging source
VSB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Otto Heller ; art director, Jim Morahan ; editor, Jack Harris ; costume designer, Anthony Mendleson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English and French tracks; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.L33 2002
PerformerNote
Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1977
  • 1914-1987
  • 1912-1993
  • 1914-2000
  • 1897-1971
  • 1925-1980
  • 1903-1973
  • 1896-1970
  • 1905-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Balcon, Michael
  • Rose, William
  • Mackendrick, Alexander
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Parker, Cecil
  • Lom, Herbert
  • Sellers, Peter
  • Green, Danny
  • Johnson, Katie
  • Heller, Otto
  • Morahan, Jim
  • Harris, Jack
  • Mendleson, Anthony
  • Ealing Studios
  • Rank Organisation Film Productions
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
  • E.M.I. Films
Runtime
91
Series statement
Alec Guinness collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Outlaws
  • Landladies
  • Widows
  • Attempted murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Landladies
  • Outlaws
  • Widows
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The ladykillers, Ealing Studios, Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producer, Michael Balcon ; writer, William Rose ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion in 1955 by EMI FIlms Limited
  • Includes : Theatrical trailer and Alec Guinness bio
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50601706
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013131147490
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DV1474
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation (1.66.1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ladykillers, Ealing Studios, Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producer, Michael Balcon ; writer, William Rose ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion in 1955 by EMI FIlms Limited
  • Includes : Theatrical trailer and Alec Guinness bio
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50601706
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013131147490
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DV1474
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation (1.66.1)
Video recording format
DVD
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