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Title The charge of the light brigade / Optimum Releasing; MGM Company ; United Artists ; A Woodfall film ; producer, Neil Hartley ; screenplay, Charles Wood ; director, Tony Richardson
Published [Los Angeles, CA] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, [2009]


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 MELB  791.4372 Ric/Cot  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary A satirical re-telling of tragic events during the Crimean War. "British Captain Nolan is a devoted officer disgusted with his commander, Lord Cardigan. Lord Raglan is a foolish officer with misguided war strategies and a fading memory. Together, they are sent to Turkey in response to a Russian invasion. Driven by arrogance and ineptitude, they send hundreds of cavalry to certain death..." -- Container
Notes Includes original theatrical trailer
Originally released as a motion picture in 1968
Based on the poem of the same title by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Source of information: disc container and screen
Credits Credits : production company, Woodfall Film Productions ; producer, Neil Hartley ; screenplay, Charles Wood ; based on the poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson ; cinematography, David Watkin ; art director, Edward Marshall ; animation, Richard Williams ; editor, Kevin Brownlow ; music, John Addison ; sound, Simon Kaye ; director, Tony Richardson
Cast Cast: David Hemmings(Captain Nolan), Trevor Howard (Lord Cardigan), John Gielgud (Lord Raglan), Vanessa Redgrave (Clarissa Codrington), Harry Andrews (Lord Lucan), Jill Bennett (Mrs Duberly), Peter Bowles (Paymaster Duberly), Mark Burns (Captain Morris)
Notes DVD, Region 2, Colour PAL; widescreen format (2.35:1, enhanced); Dolby Digital
Audience MPAA Rating: PG-13
Notes Rated: M. Medium level violence
In English; no subtitles
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Cardigan, James Thomas Brudenell, Earl of, 1797-1868.
Great Britain. Army -- Cavalry.
Balaklava, Battle of, Balaklava, Ukraine, 1854 -- Drama.
Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Campaigns -- Ukraine -- Drama.
Balaklava, Battle of, Balaklava, Ukraine, 1854.
Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Campaigns -- Ukraine.
Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
War films.
Video recordings.
Author Hartley, Neil.
Wood, Charles, 1932-
Richardson, Tony, 1928-1991.
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988.
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000.
Hemmings, David, 1941-2003.
Addison, John, 1920-1998.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Charge of the Light Brigade.
Optimum Releasing (Firm)
United Artists Corporation.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Woodfall Film Productions.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios.