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The Resource La Grande illusion, Janus Films ; directed by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; Canal+ Image International ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; une production des Réalisations D'Art Cinématographique

La Grande illusion, Janus Films ; directed by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; Canal+ Image International ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; une production des Réalisations D'Art Cinématographique

Label
La Grande illusion
Title
La Grande illusion
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; directed by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; Canal+ Image International ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; une production des Réalisations D'Art Cinématographique
Title variation
  • Grand illusion
  • Jean Renoir's grand illusion
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
In this classic tale of adventure duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay, Charles Spaak, Jean Renoir ; English titles, Herman G. Weinberg ; photography, Christian Matras ; sets and design, Eugène Lourié ; music, Joseph Kosma ; film editor, Marguerite Huguet ; production manager, Raymond Blondy
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Erich von Stroheim, Pierre Fresnay, Marcel Dalio
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1979
  • 1904-1976
  • 1897-1975
  • 1903-1975
  • 1885-1957
  • 1900-1983
  • 1905-1969
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renoir, Jean
  • Gabin, Jean
  • Fresnay, Pierre
  • Spaak, Charles
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Dalio, Marcel
  • Parlo, Dita
  • Kosma, Joseph
  • Blondy, Raymond
  • Rollmer, Frank
  • Pinkovitch, Albert
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique (Firm)
  • Home Vision (Firm)
  • CANAL+ Image International (Firm)
Runtime
114
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Motion pictures, French
Technique
live action
Label
La Grande illusion, Janus Films ; directed by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; Canal+ Image International ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; une production des Réalisations D'Art Cinématographique
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1937
  • "The Classic Collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container
  • Special features includes: Rare theatrical trailer in which Jean Renoir discusses this film and his personal war experiences; Audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie; Archival radio presentation: Renoir and Erich von Stroheim accept honors; Press book excerpts; Restoration demonstration; scene selections
  • Based on the novel by Charles Spaak
  • "[Présentée par] Ministere de la Culture, Les Archives du Film du Centre national de la cinématographie, and Criterion."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
48252016
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Digtally remastered version
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; for home or classroom use only
Other control number
037429121924
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La Grande illusion, Janus Films ; directed by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; Canal+ Image International ; réalisation de Jean Renoir ; une production des Réalisations D'Art Cinématographique
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1937
  • "The Classic Collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container
  • Special features includes: Rare theatrical trailer in which Jean Renoir discusses this film and his personal war experiences; Audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie; Archival radio presentation: Renoir and Erich von Stroheim accept honors; Press book excerpts; Restoration demonstration; scene selections
  • Based on the novel by Charles Spaak
  • "[Présentée par] Ministere de la Culture, Les Archives du Film du Centre national de la cinématographie, and Criterion."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
48252016
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Digtally remastered version
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; for home or classroom use only
Other control number
037429121924
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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