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The Resource Rumer Godden's The River, a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir ; Oriental-International Films, Inc, (DVD videorecording)

Rumer Godden's The River, a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir ; Oriental-International Films, Inc, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Rumer Godden's The River
Title
Rumer Godden's The River
Statement of responsibility
a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir ; Oriental-International Films, Inc
Title variation
River
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fullscreen. The film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River in India, around which their daily lives unfold. Harriet lives in a house overlooking the river with her English family. One day, a young American arrives at the home of his cousin, Mr. John, a widower who lives next door to Harriet's family. The young man becomes the focus of attention for Harriet, her older friend Valerie, and for Mr. John's half-Indian daughter Melanie
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
River (Motion picture : 1951)
Credits note
Director of photography, Claude Renoir ; editing, George Gale ; music, M.A. Parata Sarathy ; narration, June Hillman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
R568 2005
PerformerNote
Patricia Walters, Adrienne Corri, Radha, Thomas E. Breen, Esmond Knight, Nora Swinburne, Arthur Shields, Suprova Mukerjee, Richard Foster
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1979
  • 1907-1998
  • 1906-2004
  • 1902-2000
  • 1906-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renoir, Jean
  • Godden, Rumer
  • McEldowney, Kenneth
  • Swinburne, Nora
  • Knight, Esmond
  • Walters, Patricia
  • Corri, Adrienne
  • Burnier, Radha
  • Maguire, Sharon
  • Oriental-International Films
  • Theatre Guild
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Doordarshan (Television station : New Delhi, India)
Runtime
99
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
276
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Godden, Rumer
  • English
  • First loves
  • India
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
Rumer Godden's The River, a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir ; Oriental-International Films, Inc, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer from the 2004 film restoration; introduction to the film by Jean Renoir; new video interview with Martin Scorsese; 2000 audio interview with producer Ken McEldowney; essays by film scholars Ian Christie and Alexander Sesonske; stills gallery; original theatrical trailer; Rumer Godden: an Indian affair / BBC in association with Doordarshan ; produced & directed by Sharon Maguire (1995 : 59 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57739210
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780780029620
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429202920
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
RIV060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57739210
  • (OCoLC)57739210
  • (Sirsi) a927757
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rumer Godden's The River, a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir ; Oriental-International Films, Inc, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer from the 2004 film restoration; introduction to the film by Jean Renoir; new video interview with Martin Scorsese; 2000 audio interview with producer Ken McEldowney; essays by film scholars Ian Christie and Alexander Sesonske; stills gallery; original theatrical trailer; Rumer Godden: an Indian affair / BBC in association with Doordarshan ; produced & directed by Sharon Maguire (1995 : 59 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57739210
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780780029620
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429202920
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
RIV060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57739210
  • (OCoLC)57739210
  • (Sirsi) a927757
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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