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Blithe spirit, directed by David Lean

Label
Blithe spirit
Title
Blithe spirit
Statement of responsibility
directed by David Lean
Title variation
Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • A novelist invites a medium to his house to conduct a séance, hoping the experience will help with a book he's working on. Things go decidedly not as planned when she summons the spirit of his dead first wife, a severe inconvenience for his current one. Employing Oscar-winning special effects, Blithe Spirit is a sprightly supernatural comedy with winning performances
  • In the 1940s, the wit of playwright Noel Coward and the craft of filmmaker David Lean melded harmoniously in one of cinema's greatest writer-director collaborations
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by David Lean. Adapted from Noel Coward's play
Language note
English audio
PerformerNote
Rex Harrison, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Hammond, Constance Cummings
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1973
  • 1908-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coward, Noel
  • Lean, David
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Academy Award Nominations 1946
  • Romantic comedy films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
Target audience
adult
Label
Blithe spirit, directed by David Lean
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/682/000000000010682342.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
video disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 Blu-ray (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604655575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
715515092814 [set]
Publisher number
  • CC2119BD [set]
  • CC2122BD
  • Criterion collection ;
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Blithe spirit, directed by David Lean
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/682/000000000010682342.gif
Publication
Carrier category
video disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 Blu-ray (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604655575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
715515092814 [set]
Publisher number
  • CC2119BD [set]
  • CC2122BD
  • Criterion collection ;
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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