David Lean Directs Noel Coward

David Lean Directs Noel Coward

     
 

British director David Lean often brought works based on the work of Noel Coward to the screen, and this box set compiles four of those movies including In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, Blithe Spirit, and the revered romantic melodrama Brief Encounter.See more details below

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Overview

British director David Lean often brought works based on the work of Noel Coward to the screen, and this box set compiles four of those movies including In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, Blithe Spirit, and the revered romantic melodrama Brief Encounter.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/27/2012
UPC:
0715515092814
Rating:
NR
Source:
Criterion
Region Code:
A
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
6:47:00
Sales rank:
139

Special Features

Audio commentary on Brief Encounter by historian Bruce Eder; New interviews with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day on all of the films; Interview with cinematographer-screenwriter-producer Ronald Neame from 2010; Short documenatries form 2000 on the making of IN Which We Serve and Brief Encounter; David Lean: A Self Portrait, a 1971 television documenary on Lean's career; Episode of the British televisions series The Southbank Show from 1992 on the life and career of Coward; Audio recording of a 1969 conversation between actor Richard Attenborough and Coward at London's National Film Theatre; Trailers; Plus: A booklet featuring essays by Ian Christie, Terrence Rafferty, Farran Smith Nehme, Geoffrey O'Brien, and Kevin Brownlow

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