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Title The Mikado [(DVD) videorecording] / [Gilbert & Sullivan] ; directed by Victor Schertzinger.

Edition DVD edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [date of publication not identified]
℗1939
4 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.1 MIK    MISSING
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Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 559
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 559.
System Details DVD, fullscreen, mono.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Videodisc release of the 1939 motion picture.
Special features: New video interviews with director Mike Leigh and Mikado scholars Josephine Lee and Ralph MacPhail, Jr. ; short silent film promoting the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company's 1926 stage performace of The Mikado ; deleted scene with Ko-Ko's "I've got a little list" song ; excerpts from 1939 radio broadcasts of the stage productions The Swing Mikado and The Hot Mikado ; booklet featuring an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Martyn Green, Sydney Granville, Kenny Baker ; The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
Summary The legendary Gilbert and Sullivan troupe, the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, joined forces with Hollywood for this 1939 Technicolor version of the fabled comic opera, the first complete work by the famed duo to be adapted for the screen, directed by musician and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Victor Schertzinger. The result is a lavish cinematic retelling of the British political satire set in exotic Japan.
Subject Operas -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Filmed operas.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900.
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911.
Schertzinger, Victor.
Green, Martyn, 1899-1975.
Granville, Sydney.
Baker, Kenny, 1912-1985.
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604653991
160465399X
Standard No. 715515069212
Music No. CC1992D The Criterion Collection
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