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Title Great expectations [(DVD) videorecording] / J. Arthur Rank presents a Cineguild production released through General Film Distributors Ltd. ; adapted for the screen by David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan with Kay Walsh and Cecil McGivern ; produced by Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 1998.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F GRE    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F GRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 31
The classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 31.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital mono., full screen (1.33:1)
Cast John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons.
Credits Photographer, Guy Green; editor, Jack Harris; music, Walter Goehr; production designer, John Bryan.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Also available as part of the collection: Great adaptations.
"The Classic Collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container.
Summary In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.
Note Interactive menus include chapter selection, theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Television adaptations.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film adaptations.
Orphans -- England -- Drama -- Sound recordings.
England -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Drama -- Sound recordings.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Lean, David, 1908-1991.
Neame, Ronald.
Havelock-Allan, Anthony.
Walsh, Kay.
McGivern, Cecil.
Mills, John, 1908-2005.
Hobson, Valerie, 1917-1998.
Miles, Bernard, 1907-1991.
Sullivan, Francis L.
Hunt, Martita, 1900-1969.
Currie, Finlay, 1878-1968.
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000.
Barnard, Ivor, 1887-1953.
Jackson, Freda.
Wager, Anthony.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Great expectations.
Cineguild (Firm)
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: David Lean's Great expectations
Added Title Great expectations (Motion picture)
Great adaptations.
ISBN 0780021274
078002933X (set)
9780780029330 (set)
Standard No. 037429128022
037429200223 (set)
Music No. GRE270 Criterion Collection
GRE130 Criterion Collection (set)
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