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Crossed swords / an Alexander & Ilya Salkind production ; Film Export AG ; screenplay by Berta Dominguez D. and Pierre Spengler ; final screenplay by George MacDonald Fraser ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Fleischer.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC CROSSED (Text) DVD 37500005035023 New Items Checked out 04/28/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Kino Lorber, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
DVD release of the 1977 feature film.
Based on the novel "The prince and the pauper" by Mark Twain.
Special features: interview with star Mark Lester; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Ernest Walter ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Participant or Performer Note:
Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine, George C. Scott, Rex Harrison, David Hemmings, Charlton Heston.
Summary, etc.:
A poor commoner accidentally meets Edward, Prince of Wales, and they are struck by their similarity of appearance. After switching clothes as a practical joke, they are unexpectedly separated and forced to take on the other's life. Everything goes completely haywire when the King suddenly dies, leaving Tom to inherit the throne while Edward must convince the people that he is really the new King of England.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby audio.
Language Note:
English audio ; English subtitles.
Subject: Edward VI, King of England, 1537-1553 > Drama.
Impostors and imposture > Drama.
Poor children > Drama.
Princes > Drama.
Boys > Drama.

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