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The Resource Alexander the Great, Rossen Films, S.A. ; written, produced and directed by Robert Rossen, (videorecording)

Alexander the Great, Rossen Films, S.A. ; written, produced and directed by Robert Rossen, (videorecording)

Label
Alexander the Great
Title
Alexander the Great
Statement of responsibility
Rossen Films, S.A. ; written, produced and directed by Robert Rossen
Title variation
Alexandre le Grand
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The story of Alexander the Great, Greek hero and world-conqueror. Alexander is a man torn by conflict between his teacher, Aristotle, his warrior father and his own ambition
  • "Fierce military commander, magnificent warrior, world conqueror. Legendary Macedonian hero Alexander the Great is celebrated in this definitive film about his tumultuous life. Richard Burton, Fredric March and Claire Bloom lead a remarkable cast of thousands in this epic film that seamlessly blends spectacular action, vivid character portrayals and an age-old tale of wisdom, blood and glory! Alexander is a man torn by conflict between the lofty wisdom of his teacher, Aristotle, loyalty to his warrior father and his own grand design for world domination. In a turbulent world of political unrest, this ambitious young man must rise above all conflict to unite the continents of Europe and Asia ... and become one of the most celebrated rulers of all time!"--Container
Cataloging source
JFN
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Alexander the Great (Motion picture : 1956)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Krasker ; editor, Ralph Kemplen ; music, Mario Nasgimbene
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish soundtracks, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.H5
LC item number
A54 2004
PerformerNote
Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux, Barry Jones, Harry Andrews, Stanley Baker, Niall MacGinnis, Peter Cushing, Michael Hordern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1966
  • 1925-1984
  • 1897-1975
  • 1931-
  • 1917-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rossen, Robert
  • Burton, Richard
  • March, Fredric
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Darreux, Danielle
  • Nascimbene, Mario
  • Rossen Films
  • MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
136
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Greece
  • Feature films
  • Epic films
  • Historical films
  • Biographical films
  • Alejandro
Technique
live action
Label
Alexander the Great, Rossen Films, S.A. ; written, produced and directed by Robert Rossen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1956 motion picture
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fierce military commander, magnificent warrior, world conqueror -- Legendary Macedonian hero Alexander the Great is celebrated in this definitive film about his tumultuous life
Control code
56729068
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Isbn
9780792862055
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
027616911995
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1007058
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56729068
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital stereo surround, Dolby digital mono surround ; NTSC, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alexander the Great, Rossen Films, S.A. ; written, produced and directed by Robert Rossen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1956 motion picture
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fierce military commander, magnificent warrior, world conqueror -- Legendary Macedonian hero Alexander the Great is celebrated in this definitive film about his tumultuous life
Control code
56729068
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Isbn
9780792862055
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
027616911995
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1007058
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56729068
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital stereo surround, Dolby digital mono surround ; NTSC, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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