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Title Jacques Offenbach's the tales of Hoffmann : a fantastic opera / the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; London Films present ; a Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger production ; English libretto by Dennis Arundell ; from the French text by Jules Barbier ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD TALES    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Criterion collection ; 317
Criterion collection ; 317.
Credits Conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham ; film design, Hein Heckroth ; photography, Christopher Challis ; art direction, Arthur Lawson ; editor, Reginald Mills.
Performer Performers: Moira Shearer, Ludmilla Tcherina, Ann Ayars, Pamela Brown, Leonide Massine, Robert Helpmann, Frederick Ashton, Mogens Wieth, Robert Rounseville, with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Note Originally produced at London Film Studio, Shepperton, England.
"Released by Lopert Film Distributing Corporation, c1951 British Lion Film Corporation Ltd."--Credits.
Summary Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart.
System Details DVD, mono, Dolby digital.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822 -- Drama.
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Operas -- Television adaptations.
Feature films.
Added Author Powell, Michael, 1905-1990.
Pressburger, Emeric, 1902-1988.
Arundell, Dennis, 1898-1988.
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901.
Shearer, Moira, 1926-2006.
Tcherina, Ludmila.
Ayars, Ann.
Brown, Pamela, 1917-1975.
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979.
Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988.
Rounseville, Robert.
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann.
British Lion Films.
Janus Films.
Studio Canal.
London Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Tales of Hoffmann
Note Container title: Powell and Pressburger's the tales of Hoffmann
ISBN 0780021126
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