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Title The children of paradise [(Blu-ray) videorecording] : = Les enfants du paradis / Pathé Consortium Cinéma présente ; un film de Marcel Carné ; scénario et dialogues de Jacques Prévert ; directeur de production, Fred Orain ; production, Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma ; directeur de la production, Raymond Borderie.

Edition Blu-ray special ed.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Image Entertainment, [2012]
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 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  FRENCH CHILDR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  FRENCH CHILDR    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (38 pages ; illustrations ; 17 cm).
digital optical mono rda
full screen (1.37:1)
video file Blu-ray region A rda
Series Criterion collection ; 141.
System Details Blu-ray Disc, widescreen (16:9) presentation; 1.37:1 aspect ratio ; PCM mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
Special features include: Disc one. Pathé's 2011 restoration of part one; audio commentary by film scholar Brian Stonehill; video introduction by director Terry Gilliam; Once upon a time: "Children of paradise", a 2009 documentary on the making of the film; U.S. trailer -- Disc two. Pathé's 2011 restoration of part two; audio commentary by film scholar Charles Affron; "The birth of 'Children of paradise'", a 1967 Rob Houwer Film documentary featuring interviews with director Marcel Carné, actors Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, and Pierre Brasseur, production designer Alexandre Trauner and others; restoration demonstration; new visual essay on the design of "Children of paradise" by film writer Paul Ryan.
Language Dialogue in French with optional English subtitles (new English subtitle translations).
Cast Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir, Maria Casarès, Louis Salou, Marcel Herrand.
Credits Director of photography, Roger Hubert ; editors, Henri Rust, Madeleine Bonin ; music, Maurice Thiriet, Joseph Kosma.
Summary A story which revolves around theater in 19th century Paris, and the love between the mime Debureau and the beautiful courtesan Garance who is also loved by an aristocrat, a criminal, and an actor.
Contents Disc one: Part 1. Le boulevard du crime (The boulevard of crime) -- Disc two: Part 2. L'homme blanc (The man in white).
Subject Theater and society -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Mime -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Foreign films, French.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Carné, Marcel, director.
Prévert, Jacques, 1900-1977, screenwriter.
Orain, Fred, producer.
Borderie, R. (Raymond), 1897-1982.
Arletty, 1898-1992, actor.
Barrault, Jean-Louis, 1910-1994, actor.
Brasseur, Pierre, 1905-1972, actor.
Renoir, Pierre, 1885-1952, actor.
Casarès, Maria, actor.
Salou, Louis, 1902-1948, actor.
Herrand, Marcel, actor.
Thiriet, Maurice, 1906-1972, composer (expression)
Kosma, Joseph, 1905-1969, composer (expression)
Stonehill, Brian, commentator.
Gilliam, Terry, writer of introduction.
Affron, Charles, commentator.
Houwer, Rob, 1937- director.
Ryan, Paul, 1952 December 30- author, narrator.
Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma (France)
Pathé Consortium Cinéma.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Enfants du paradis (Motion picture)
Children of paradise
Once upon a time: "Children of paradise."
Birth of "Children of paradise."
ISBN 9781604656275
Standard No. 715515098311
Music No. CC2177BD Image Entertainment
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