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That Hamilton Woman [videorecording]

Alexander Korda Films, Inc. presents ; original screen play by Walter Reisch and R.C. Sherriff ; ; produced and directed by Alexander Korda
Format
Video; Book; DVD
Summary
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval officer arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins.
Director
Alexander Korda; Walter Mayo
Performers
Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood, Gladys Cooper, Henry Wilcoxon, Heather Angel, Halliwell Hobbes, Gilbert Emery, Miles Mander, Ronald Sinclair, Luis Alberni, Norma Drury, Olaf Hytten, Juliette Compton, Guy Kingsford.
Release Date
1941
Run Time
125 min.
Language
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
  • Special features: New, restored High-Definition digital transfer; Audio commentary featuring noted film historian Ian Christie; "Alexander Korda presents" a 1941 promotional radio piece for the film; "Michael Korda" new video interview with author and editor, Michael Korda, Alexander's nephew, who discusses growing up in the Korda family and the making of That Hamilton woman; Theatrical trailer. Booklet: Essay "That Hamilton woman" by film critic Molly Haskell.
Uniform Title
That Hamilton Woman (Motion Picture)
Edition
Special ed., full screen
Series
The Criterion Collection
Criterion Collection
Series Statement
The Criterion collection ; 487
Criterion collection 487
ISBN
9781604651850, 1604651857
Credits
Photography, Rudolph Maté ; supervising film editor, William Hornbeck ; music by Miklos Rozsa ; production designed by Vincent Korda ; special effects by Lawrence Butler ; production manager, Raymond A. Klune ; art director, Lyle Reynolds Wheeler ; costumes designed by Rene Hubert ; interior decoration, Julia Heron ; assistant director, Walter Mayo ; sound, William H. Wilmarth.
Published
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection ; itv Golbal Entertainment, [2009]
Publisher no.
CC1836D Criterion Collection
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews Connect to reviews of this title online
Description
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (13 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Technical Details
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    a| Leigh, Vivien, d| 1913-1967 e| actor.
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