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Hobson's choice / screenplay by Norman Spencer, David Lean and Wynyard Browne ; directed by David Lean.

Spencer, Norman, 1914- (Added Author). Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962 (Added Author). De Banzie, Brenda, 1915-1981 (Added Author). Mills, John, 1908-2005 (Added Author). Anderson, Daphne, 1922-2013 (Added Author). Scales, Prunella. (Added Author). Brighouse, Harold, 1882-1958 (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DVD 4032 (Text) 37521530602095 AMPL Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1604651199
  • ISBN: 9781604651195
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the play by Harold Brighouse.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Features: audio commentary from film scholars Alain Silver and James Ursini, a 1978 BBC documentary "The Hollywood greats: Charles Laughton", a new essay by critic Armond White.
Participant or Performer Note: Charles Laughton, Brenda De Banzie, John Mills, Daphne Anderson, Prunella Scales, Richard Wattis, Derek Blomfield.
Summary, etc.: A father and daughter go head-to-head over the daughter's romantic as well as professional decisions.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Brighouse, Harold, 1882-1958 > Film and video adaptations.
Businessmen > England > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptaions.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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