The Resource The tales of Hoffmann, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

The tales of Hoffmann, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

Label
The tales of Hoffmann
Title
The tales of Hoffmann
Statement of responsibility
London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Title variation
Powell and Pressburger's
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lavish screen adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's phantasmal opera. Included are performances form some of the greatest ballet dancers and opera singers ever to grace the stage or screen
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Tales of Hoffmann (Motion picture : 1951)
Credits note
English language libretto by Dennis Arundell from the French libretto by Jules Barbier ; photographed by Christopher Challis ; edited by Reginal Mills ; conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham ; with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; choreography by Frederick Ashton
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
M1500.O34
LC item number
T35 2005
PerformerNote
Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Leonide Massine, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tcherina
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1990
  • 1902-1988
  • 1926-2006
  • 1909-1986
  • 1896-1979
  • 1819-1880
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powell, Michael
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Shearer, Moira
  • Helpmann, Robert
  • Massine, Leonide
  • Offenbach, Jacques
  • Janus Films
  • Studio Canal
Runtime
127
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
317
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The tales of Hoffmann, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1951
  • Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by director Martin Scorsese and film-music historian Bruce Eder; new video interview with director George A. Romero; The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1956), a short musical film directed by Michael Powell, based on the Goethe story; rare collection of production designer Hein Heckroth's sketches and paintings; gallery of archival production and publicity photographs; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film historian Ian Christie
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
Control code
ocm62103210
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9780780021129
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
037429126226
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
TAL100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62103210
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The tales of Hoffmann, London Films presents a Powell & Pressburger production ; written, produced & directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1951
  • Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by director Martin Scorsese and film-music historian Bruce Eder; new video interview with director George A. Romero; The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1956), a short musical film directed by Michael Powell, based on the Goethe story; rare collection of production designer Hein Heckroth's sketches and paintings; gallery of archival production and publicity photographs; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film historian Ian Christie
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
Control code
ocm62103210
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9780780021129
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
037429126226
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
TAL100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62103210
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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