Item Details

Sea Wife [videorecording]

Alma Productions ; André Hakim presents a Cinemascope picture ; produced by André Hakim ; screenplay by George K. Burke ; directed by Bob McNaught
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
When a ship with British evacuees is sunk by a Japanese sub, an RAF officer, a bigoted administrator, a black seaman and a beautiful woman with a secret escape in a small lifeboat. The woman is a nun who must keep her vocation a secret. The seaman is the only one that know the woman is a nun as they fight for survival. Floating out into the ocean, their only hope lies on a small isle in the distance. But with no supplies, no food and no chance of rescue, will they be able to cheat death once again.
Director
Bob McNaught
Performers
Joan Collins, Richard Burton, Basil Sydney, Ronald Squire, Gibb McLaughlin, Harold Goodwin, Roddy Hughes, Ronald Adam, Nicholas Hannen, Beatrice Varley, Lloyd Lamble, Cy Grant.
Release Date
1957
Run Time
82 min.
Language
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • From the novel "Sea-wyf and biscuit" by J.M. Scott.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
  • Special features: Commentary by author and film historian Aubrey Solomon; animated photo gallery; restoration comparison; original theatrical trailer; interactive pressbook; advertising gallery; lobby card gallery.
Series
Cinema Classics Collection
ISBN
0792155521, 9780792155522
Credits
Director of photography, Ted Scaife ; music, Kenneth V. Jones, Leonard Salzedo; editor, Peter Taylor.
Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Publisher no.
2244636 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Terms of Use
"The DVD is copy protected."
Description
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo., single layer, NTSC.
Technical Details
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    a| Scaife, Edward, d| 1912-1994.
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    a| Jones, Kenneth V.
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    a| Salzedo, Leonard.
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    a| Taylor, Peter.
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    a| Hakim, André, d| 1915-1980.
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    a| Burke, George K.
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    a| McNaught, Bob, d| 1915-1976.
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    a| Collins, Joan, d| 1933-
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    a| Sydney, Basil, d| 1894-1968.
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    a| Squire, Ronald, d| 1886-1958.
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    a| Lamble, Lloyd.
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    a| Grant, Cy.
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    a| Scott, J. M. q| (James Maurice), d| 1906-1986. t| Sea-wyf and biscuit.
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