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Uniform Title Tale of two cities (Motion picture : 1958)
Title A tale of two cities / the Rank Organisation presents a British Film made at Pinewood Studios, London, England ; screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke ; produced by Betty E. Box ; directed by Ralph Thomas
Published Princeton, NJ : The Castaways Pictures, [2009?]


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Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Summary Carlton, a disillusioned lawyer, finds his world turned upside-down when the events of the French Revolution encroach on his decadent London life. Asked to defend a young French aristocrat, Darnay, Carlton finds himself falling in love with Darnay's fiance Lucie. When Darnay returns to France, he is imprisoned by the revolutionaries. Carlton seizes the opportunity for action and ultimately, redemption
Notes Encoded for all regions
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
Credits Music, Richard Addinsell ; director of photography, Ernest Steward ; editor, Alfred Roome ; costume designer, Beatrice Dawson
Cast Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker, Christopher Lee, Donald Pleasence
Notes DVD, Full screen presentation
Not rated
In English with English and Chinese subtitles
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film and video adaptations
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1789-1799 -- Drama.
London (England) -- History -- 18th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
Author Clarke, T. E. B. (Thomas Ernest Bennett), 1907-1989, author of screenplay
Box, Betty E. (Betty Evelyn), 1915-1999, producer
Thomas, Ralph, 1915-2001, director
Bogarde, Dirk, 1921-1999, actor
Tutin, Dorothy, 1930-2001, actor
Parker, Cecil, 1897-1971, actor
Lee, Christopher, 1922-2015, actor
Pleasence, Donald, actor
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Tale of two cities.
Castaways Pictures.
Rank Organisation.