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The Resource H.G. Wells' things to come, a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies

H.G. Wells' things to come, a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies

Label
H.G. Wells' things to come
Title
H.G. Wells' things to come
Statement of responsibility
a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies
Title variation
Things to come
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artist
Author
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Things to come (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Settings designed by Vincent Korda ; photography by Georges Perinal ; music specially composed by Arthur Bliss ; musical director, Muir Mathieson ; costumes designed by John Armstrong, Rene Hubert and the Marchioness of Queensberry [Cathleen Mann] ; film editors, Charles Crichton, Francis Lyon ; special effects directed by Ned Mann
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
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Language note
English dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T45 2013
PerformerNote
Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Maurice Braddell, Sophie Stewart, Derrick De Marney, Ann Todd, Pearl Argyle, Kenneth Villiers, Ivan Brandt, Anne McLaren, Patricia Hilliard, Charles Carson
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  • 1896-1957
  • 1893-1956
  • 1901-1977
  • 1902-1983
  • 1893-1964
  • 1909-1977
  • 1906-1978
  • 1909-1993
  • 1910-1947
  • 1912-1992
  • 1903-1972
  • 1916-2001
  • 1885-1977
  • 1970-
  • 1897-1965
  • 1891-1975
  • 1910-1999
  • 1905-1996
  • 1895-1946
  • 1948-
  • 1866-1946
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  • Menzies, William Cameron
  • Korda, Alexander
  • Massey, Raymond
  • Chapman, Edward
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Scott, Margaretta
  • Hardwicke, Cedric
  • Braddell, Maurice
  • Stewart, Sophie
  • De Marney, Derrick
  • Todd, Ann
  • Argyle, Pearl
  • Villiers, Kenneth
  • Brandt, Ivan
  • McLaren, Anne
  • Hilliard, Patricia
  • Carson, Charles
  • Frayling, Christopher
  • Kalat, David
  • Périnal, Georges
  • Bliss, Arthur
  • Mathieson, Muir.
  • Crichton, Charles
  • Lyon, Francis D.
  • Eder, Bruce
  • Moholy-Nagy, László
  • O'Brien, Geoffrey
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Janus Films
  • ITV Studios
  • London Film Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
660
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  • Wells, H. G.
  • Wells, H. G.
  • War and society
  • War
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • War
  • War and society
  • Feature films
  • Science fiction films
  • Fantasy films
  • Film adaptations
  • Fiction films
  • Apocalyptic films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
  • Drama
Technique
live action
Label
H.G. Wells' things to come, a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/845/000000000010845020.gif
Instantiates
Distribution
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Full screen 1.37:1 aspect ratio
  • Special features: New high-definiton digital film restoration; Audio commentary featuring film historian and writer David Kalat; Christopher Frayling on the design (interview with writer and cultural historian Christopher Frayling); Bruce Eder on the score (film historian Bruce Eder on Arthur Bliss's musical score); László Moholy-Nagy (unused footage by special effects artist Moholy-Nagy); The wandering sickness (audio recording from 1936 of a reading from H.G. Wells's writing). Booklet features an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([22] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9781604657357
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515107013
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC2272D
  • 660
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)839558353
  • (OCoLC)ocn839558353
  • 329738
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
H.G. Wells' things to come, a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/845/000000000010845020.gif
Distribution
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Full screen 1.37:1 aspect ratio
  • Special features: New high-definiton digital film restoration; Audio commentary featuring film historian and writer David Kalat; Christopher Frayling on the design (interview with writer and cultural historian Christopher Frayling); Bruce Eder on the score (film historian Bruce Eder on Arthur Bliss's musical score); László Moholy-Nagy (unused footage by special effects artist Moholy-Nagy); The wandering sickness (audio recording from 1936 of a reading from H.G. Wells's writing). Booklet features an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([22] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9781604657357
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515107013
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC2272D
  • 660
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)839558353
  • (OCoLC)ocn839558353
  • 329738
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD

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