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Charles Dickens' a Tale of Two Cities [videorecording]

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman ; directed by Jack Conway ; produced by David O. Selznick
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006.
Director
Jack Conway
Performers
Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Henry B. Walthall, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Blanche Yurka.
Release Date
1935
Run Time
126 min.
Language
In English with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned
Rating
Not rated by MPAA
Notes
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1935.
  • Special features: Oscar®-nominated short "Audioscopiks"; 2 cartoons: "Hey, hey fever" and "Honeyland"; audio-only bonus: Radio show adaptation starring Ronald Colman; theatrical trailer.
Variant Title
Tale of two cities
Edition
Standard version
ISBN
1419838245, 9781419838248
Credits
Director of photography, Oliver T. Marsh ; editor, Conrad A. Nervig ; music, Herbert Stothart.
Published
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
Publisher no.
79369 Warner Home Video
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer.
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