The Resource 49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)

49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)

Label
49th parallel
Title
49th parallel
Statement of responsibility
scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell
Title variation
Forty-nineth parallel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • When a Nazi U-boat crew headed by the ruthless Lieutenant Hirth is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II, the men evade capture by hiding out in a series of rural communities before trying to cross the border into the still-neutral United States
  • Ontario Film Board Review: PG
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
49th parallel (1941)
Credits note
Cinematographer, Frederick Young ; editor, David Lean ; music composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • English language
  • Subtitled for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
F6789656484 2007
PerformerNote
Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Niall MacGinnis, Glynis Johns, Finlay Currie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1902-1988
  • 1905-1990
  • 1893-1943
  • 1907-1989
  • 1900-1967
  • 1903-1969
  • 1900-1953
  • 1913-1977
  • 1878-1968
  • 1872-1958
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ackland, Rodney
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Powell, Michael
  • Howard, Leslie
  • Olivier, Laurence
  • Massey, Raymond
  • Walbrook, Anton
  • Portman, Eric
  • Lovell, Raymond
  • MacGinnis, Niall
  • Johns, Glynis
  • Currie, Finlay
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
123
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
376
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Submarines (Ships)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cities and towns
  • United States
  • Canada
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. The film. New, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder; original theatrical trailer
  • Disc 2. The Supplements. The Volunteer, a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short starring Ralph Richardson; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography ; A Pretty British Affair, a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which considers their World War II-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together; plus: a new esay by film scholar Charles Barr and an excerpt from Powell's 1941 premiere speech
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ; Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (123 min.)
Isbn
9781934121269
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022422
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1683D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM77216062
  • 5219262
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, restored high-definition transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
49th parallel, scenario by Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger ; produced and directed by Michael Powell, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. The film. New, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder; original theatrical trailer
  • Disc 2. The Supplements. The Volunteer, a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short starring Ralph Richardson; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography ; A Pretty British Affair, a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which considers their World War II-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together; plus: a new esay by film scholar Charles Barr and an excerpt from Powell's 1941 premiere speech
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ; Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (123 min.)
Isbn
9781934121269
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022422
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1683D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM77216062
  • 5219262
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, restored high-definition transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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