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The Resource The General, a Sony Pictures Classics release, a Merlin Films in association with J & M Entertainment presentation ; written, produced & directed by John Boorman, (videorecording DVD)

The General, a Sony Pictures Classics release, a Merlin Films in association with J & M Entertainment presentation ; written, produced & directed by John Boorman, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The General
Title
The General
Statement of responsibility
a Sony Pictures Classics release, a Merlin Films in association with J & M Entertainment presentation ; written, produced & directed by John Boorman
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
For twenty years gangster Martin Cahill eluded capture by the police. Thumbing his nose at authority, Cahill wound up stealing over $60 million until the IRA decided to put him out of business once and for all
Cataloging source
SDE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Seamus Deasy ; production design, Derek Wallace ; costume designer, Maeve Paterson ; editor, Ron Davis ; music, Richie Buckley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G412 1999
PerformerNote
Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Angeline Ball, Jon Voight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1938-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gleeson, Brendan
  • Dunbar, Adrian
  • McGinley, Sean
  • Kennedy, Maria Doyle
  • Ball, Angeline
  • Voight, Jon
  • Boorman, John
  • Merlin Films
  • J & M Entertainment (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Sony Pictures classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cahill, Martin
  • Criminals
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The General, a Sony Pictures Classics release, a Merlin Films in association with J & M Entertainment presentation ; written, produced & directed by John Boorman, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features: production notes, talent & filmographies, interactive menus, scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A: original theatrical black & white release -- Side B: desaturated color version
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 124 min.)
Isbn
9780767833608
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396037267
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
03726
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby digital 2-channel surround; digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The General, a Sony Pictures Classics release, a Merlin Films in association with J & M Entertainment presentation ; written, produced & directed by John Boorman, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features: production notes, talent & filmographies, interactive menus, scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A: original theatrical black & white release -- Side B: desaturated color version
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 124 min.)
Isbn
9780767833608
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396037267
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
03726
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby digital 2-channel surround; digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video
Video recording format
DVD

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