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The Resource Noel Coward's Blithe spirit, a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Noel Coward's Blithe spirit, a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit
Title
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit
Statement of responsibility
a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward
Title variation
Blithe spirit
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A sprightly supernatural comedy, David Lean's film version of Noel Coward's theater sensation stars Rex Harrison as a cynical, self-absorbed novelist who cheekily invites a medium to his house, accidentally summoning the spirit of his dead first wife--a severe inconvenience for his current one
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Blithe spirit (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photography, Ronald Neame ; editor, Jack Harris ; music, Richard Addinsell
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B58 2012
PerformerNote
Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford, Hugh Wakefield, Joyce Carey, Jacqueline Clarke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1899-1973
  • 1910-2005
  • 1904-1977
  • 1899-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Coward, Noel
  • Neame, Ronald
  • Havelock-Allan, Anthony
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Cummings, Constance
  • Hammond, Kay
  • Rutherford, Margaret
  • Addinsell, Richard
  • Coward, Noel
  • Two Cities Films
  • Cineguild (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • The Criterion collectoin
  • David Lean directs Noël Coward
Series volume
  • 606
  • 603
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seances
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Seances
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Technique
live action
Label
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit, a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a play by Noël Coward
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1945
  • New high-definition digital transfer of the BFI National Archive's 2008 restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Also issued in box set: David Lean directs Noël Coward with In which we serve, Brief encounter, This happy breed
  • Blu-ray release date: Mar. 27, 2012
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Special features: new interview about the film with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day ; episode of the British television series The Southbank show from 1992 on the life and career of Coward ; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604655575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2122BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3305310
  • (OCoLC)781948615
  • (OCoLC)ocn781948615
  • 3016398
  • 3305310
System details
Blu-ray; high-definition digital; mono; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit, a Two Cities film ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild production ; in charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a play by Noël Coward
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1945
  • New high-definition digital transfer of the BFI National Archive's 2008 restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Also issued in box set: David Lean directs Noël Coward with In which we serve, Brief encounter, This happy breed
  • Blu-ray release date: Mar. 27, 2012
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Special features: new interview about the film with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day ; episode of the British television series The Southbank show from 1992 on the life and career of Coward ; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604655575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2122BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3305310
  • (OCoLC)781948615
  • (OCoLC)ocn781948615
  • 3016398
  • 3305310
System details
Blu-ray; high-definition digital; mono; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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