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The Resource A matter of life and death., directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

A matter of life and death., directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Label
A matter of life and death.
Title
A matter of life and death.
Statement of responsibility
directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
After miraculously surviving a jump from his burning plane, RAF pilot Peter Carter encounters the American radio operator to whom he has just delivered his dying wishes and, face-to-face on a tranquil English beach, the pair fall in love. When a messenger from the afterlife arrives to correct the clerical error that spared his life, Peter must mount a fierce defense for his right to stay on earth
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M38 2018
PerformerNote
Kim Hunter, David Niven
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1990
  • 1902-1988
  • 1922-2002
  • 1910-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powell, Michael
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Hunter, Kim
  • Niven, David
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
104
Series statement
Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Near-death experiences
  • Near-death experiences
Technique
live action
Label
A matter of life and death., directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946
  • Special features: audio commentary from 2009 featuring film scholar Ian Christie; new interview with editor Thelma Schoonmaker, director Michael Powell's widow; new interview with film historian Craig Barron on the film's visual effects and production design; interview from 2009 with filmmaker Martin Scorsese; The colour merchant, a 1998 short film by Craig McCall featuring cinematographer Jack Cardiff; essay by critic Stephanie Zacharek
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1039725553
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (104 min.)
Isbn
9781681434841
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515218610
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white;
Publisher number
CC2927DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1039725553
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A matter of life and death., directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946
  • Special features: audio commentary from 2009 featuring film scholar Ian Christie; new interview with editor Thelma Schoonmaker, director Michael Powell's widow; new interview with film historian Craig Barron on the film's visual effects and production design; interview from 2009 with filmmaker Martin Scorsese; The colour merchant, a 1998 short film by Craig McCall featuring cinematographer Jack Cardiff; essay by critic Stephanie Zacharek
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1039725553
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (104 min.)
Isbn
9781681434841
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515218610
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white;
Publisher number
CC2927DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1039725553
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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