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Title A taste of honey [(DVD) videorecording] / directed and coscreenwriter, Tony Richardson.

Edition 2 DVD special edition
Imprint [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2016.
Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F TASTE    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
digital optical monaural rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Series The Criterion collection
Criterion collection
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, 1.66:1 aspect ratio ; monaural.
Cast Rita Tushingham, Murray Melvin.
Note Title from container.
Two-DVD speical edition features : New, restored 4K digital transfer, new interviews with actors Rita Tushingham and Murray Melvin, Audio interview with director and coscreenwriter Tony Richardson from the 1962 Cannes Film Festival ; Excerpt from a 1960 television interview with A Taste of Honey playwright Shelagh Delaney ; Interview from 1998 with cinematogrpher Walter Lassally, remaking British theater : Joan Littlewood and "A Taste of Honey," a new piece about the film's stage origins, featuring an interview with theater scholar Kate Dorney, Momma don't allow (1956), a Free Cinema short film by Richardson, shot by Lassally, PLUS: An essay by film scholar Colin MacCabe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Summary Based on one of the most controversial plays of its time, a disaffected teenager finding her way amid the economic desperation of industrial Manchester, and despite an absent, self-absorbed mother. With its unapologetic identification with social outcasts and its sensitive, modern approach to matters of sexuality and race, a classic that is still a startling benchmark work of realism.
Subject Delaney, Shelagh, 1939-2011 -- Film adaptations.
Delaney, Shelagh, 1939-2011 (OCoLC)fst01774976 -- Videodiscs.
Mothers and daughters -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Interracial dating -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Manchester (England) -- Social conditions -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
England -- Manchester (OCoLC)fst01212972 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Richardson, Tony, 1928-1991, film director, screenwriter.
Tushingham, Rita, 1942- actor.
Melvin, Murray, 1932- actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Delaney, Shelagh, 1939-2011. Taste of honey.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781681431956
Standard No. 715515184816
Music No. CC2668DDVD The Criterion Collection
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