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Harold Pinter's The homecoming / [presented by] American Express Films, Inc. and the Ely Landau Organization, Inc. ; the American Film Theatre ; screenplay by Harold Pinter ; producer, Ely Landau ; director, Peter Hall.

Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008 (Added Author). Holm, Ian, 1931- (Added Author). Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993 (Added Author). Jayston, Michael, 1935- (Added Author). Merchant, Vivien. (Added Author). Rigby, Terence. (Added Author). Rogers, Paul, 1917-2013 (Added Author). Hall, Peter, 1930-2017 (Added Author). Landau, Ely. (Added Author). Watkin, David, 1925-2008 (Added Author). Feingold, Michael. (Added Author). Landau, Edie. (Added Author). American Film Theatre. (Added Author). Kino International Corporation. (Added Author). American Express Films. (Added Author). Ely Landau Organization. (Added Author). Cyril Cusack, Ian Holm, Michael Jayston, Vivien Merchant, Terence Rigby, Paul Rogers. (Cast).
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

American Film Theatre series.
American Film Theatre.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD HAR (Text) 31951004393614 Main Floor - DVDs In process -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kino on Video, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Some credits from container.
Videodisc release of the 1973 British motion picture.
Adaptation of the play by Harold Pinter.
Based on the London production of the Royal Shakespeare Company as presented on the Broadway stage by Alexander H. Cohen.
"Letterboxed (1.85:1)"--Container.
"Enhanced for 16x9 TVs"--Container.
Special features: interview with cinematographer David Watkin; theatrical trailer; "Harold Pinter and The homecoming" an essay by Michael Feingold; AFT Cinebill; stills gallery; interview with Edie Landau; "Ely Landau: in front of the camera" (1974 promotional reel); AFT trailer gallery; AFT scrapbook.
Formatted Contents Note:
A house in London -- "Hello, Uncle Sam" -- A late arrival -- A sleepless night -- Proposals and questions -- Good morning? -- "The whole family together" -- "Being and not being" -- Intellectual equilibrium" -- "She's a tease" -- Sharing Ruth -- A workable arrangement.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, Rex Pyke ; DVD producer, Brian Shirey.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cyril Cusack, Ian Holm, Michael Jayston, Vivien Merchant, Terence Rigby, Paul Rogers.
Summary, etc.:
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008 > Film adaptations.
Dysfunctional families > England > London > Drama.
Brothers > England > London > Drama.
Fathers and sons > England > London > Drama.
Abusive men > England > London > Drama.
Bachelors > England > London > Drama.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Drama.
Genre: Motion pictures, British.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films > Great Britain.
Foreign films > Great Britain.
Feature films.
Adaptation > Feature.
Feature films.

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