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Title The Sand Pebbles [(DVD) videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; a Robert Wise production ; an Argyle-Solar Productions picture ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Robert Wise.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F SAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (183,196 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Cinema classics collection.
System Details DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby 4.0 or 5.1 surround or stereo. ; disc 1: dual layer, widescreen, 2.35:1 ; disc 2: double sided, widescreen 2.20:1.
Language Closed-captioned (both discs).
Disc 1 : English, French, or Spanish soundtracks; English or Spanish subtitles. Disc 2 : English soundtrack; English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Cast Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Marayat Andriane, Mako, Larry Gates.
Credits Director of photography, Joseph MacDonald ; film editor, William Reynolds ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
Based on the novel by Richard McKenna.
Special features: Disc 1: commentary with director Robert Wise and actors Candice Bergen, Mako, and Richard Crenna; isolated soundtrack with commentary by music producer Nick Redman, film music historian Jon Burlingame, and Lem Dobbs, film historian and screenwriter of The limey and Dark city. Disc 2: Introductions by Robert Wise and Richard Zanuck; the Making of The Sand Pebbles featurettes: Weighing anchor; cast & characters; Rough seas; McQueen on deck; sound & image; A worthy vessel ; side bars: Steve McQueen remembered, Robert Wise in command, China 1926; from the Fox vault: A ship called San Pablo, narrated by Richard Attenborough; The secret of the San Pablo, narrated by Richard Crenna; radio documentaries narrated by Richard Attenborough: Changsha Bund and the Streets of Taipei; A ship called San Pablo; radio spots; original theatrical trailer; still galleries; MAD Magazine's The Sand Pebbles.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Contents Disc 1: Theatrical version. Disc 2: Roadshow version.
Summary A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution.
Subject United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
China -- History -- 1912-1937 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Yangtze River (China) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Americans -- China -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Historical drama.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Added Author Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
Anderson, Robert, 1917-2009.
McQueen, Steve, 1930-1980.
Attenborough, Richard.
Crenna, Richard, 1927-2003.
Bergen, Candice, 1946-
Arsan, Emmanuelle.
Mako, 1933-2006.
Gates, Larry, 1915-1996.
MacDonald, Joe, 1906-1968.
Reynolds, William, 1910-1997.
Goldsmith, Jerry.
McKenna, Richard. Sand Pebbles.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543440581
Music No. 2244058 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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