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Title Brief encounter / Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild Production ; GCF ; Eagle-Lion Distributors ; Pinewood films, Ltd. ; produced by Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean ; written by Noel Coward, David Lean, and Anthony Havelock-Allan
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, [2000]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Lea/Ben  Unavailable C19
Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded leaflet
Series The Criterion collection ; 76
Criterion collection ; 76
Summary Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Notes Based on the play by Noel Coward
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1945
Special feature: original theatrical trailer
Credits Director of photography, Robert Krasker; film editor, Jack Harris; music director, Muir Mathieson, conducting the National Symphony Orchestra; piano soloist, Eileen Joyce
Cast Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everly Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton
Notes No rating given
DVD, produced for region 1, Dolby digital mono; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
Available to Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 -- Film and video adaptations
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Author Lean, David, 1908-1991, director, author of screenplay
Havelock-Allan, Anthony, author of screenplay
Johnson, Celia, 1908-1982, actor
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988, actor
Holloway, Stanley, actor
Mallory, Jay, 1898-1993, actor
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. Still life.
Mathieson, Muir, composer
Criterion Collection (Firm), producer, distributor
Janus Films, producer
EsSalud (Peru). Gerencia Central de Finanzas, producer
Eagle-Lion Films, Inc., producer
Pinewood Studios, producer
ISBN 0780023420
Other Titles Title on opening frames: Noel Coward's Brief encounter
Title on container: David Lean's brief encounter