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The Resource Battle of Britain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ; producers, Harry Saltzman, S. Benjamin Fisz ; director, Guy Hamilton ; screenplay, James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Battle of Britain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ; producers, Harry Saltzman, S. Benjamin Fisz ; director, Guy Hamilton ; screenplay, James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Battle of Britain
Title
Battle of Britain
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ; producers, Harry Saltzman, S. Benjamin Fisz ; director, Guy Hamilton ; screenplay, James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • chi
  • eng
  • kor
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
This film re-creates the greatest air battle in history, when the outnumbered British Royal Airforce battled and fought off the powerful German Luftwaffe at the beginning of World War II. For this film, more than 100 vintage aircraft were assembled to re-enact the historic battle in the skies over England
Cataloging source
TLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Young ; editor, Bert Bates ; music composed and conducted by Ron Goodwin
Language note
In English and French with subtitles in English, Spanish, Korean, and Cantonese ; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Curt Jurgens, Ian McShane, Kenneth More, Ralph Richardson, Harry Andrews, Michael Redgrave, Christopher Plummer, Laurence Olivier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1994
  • 1922-2016
  • 1916-1988
  • 1915-1982
  • 1942-
  • 1914-1982
  • 1907-1989
  • 1915-1994
  • 1928-1968
  • 1922-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Saltzman, Harry
  • Hamilton, Guy
  • Caine, Michael
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Plummer, Christopher
  • Redgrave, Michael
  • Jürgens, Curd
  • McShane, Ian
  • More, Kenneth
  • Olivier, Laurence
  • Saltzman, Harry
  • Fisz, S. Benjamin
  • Kennaway, James
  • Greatorex, Wilfred
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Battle of Britain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ; producers, Harry Saltzman, S. Benjamin Fisz ; director, Guy Hamilton ; screenplay, James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616077004
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M107700
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn263024610
  • (OCoLC)263024610
System details
Blu-ray disc; MPEG 2 @ 18 MBPS; widescreen (2.35:1); DTS HD master lossless audio, Dolby digital 5.1, or mono
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Battle of Britain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ; producers, Harry Saltzman, S. Benjamin Fisz ; director, Guy Hamilton ; screenplay, James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616077004
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M107700
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn263024610
  • (OCoLC)263024610
System details
Blu-ray disc; MPEG 2 @ 18 MBPS; widescreen (2.35:1); DTS HD master lossless audio, Dolby digital 5.1, or mono
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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