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Uniform Title Spartacus (Motion picture)
Title Spartacus / Universal International ; Bryna Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo ; produced by Edward Lewis ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  DVD SPARTACUS DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD SPARTACUS DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (196 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 105.
Note Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.2:1).
Originally produced as motion picture in 1960.
Based on the novel by Howard Fast.
Contents Disc 1: 1991 fully restored version ; audio commentaries by Kirk Douglas, Peter Ustinov, Howard Fast, Edward Lewis, Robert A. Harris, Saul Bass ; scene analysis by Dalton Trumbo ; additional Alex North score compositions ; restoration demonstration -- Disc 2: Rare deleted scenes ; vintage newsreel footage ; 1960 promotional interviews with Jean Simmons, Peter Ustinov ; 1992 video interview with Peter Ustinov ; behind-the-scenes "gladiatorial school" footage ; the 1960 documentary The Hollywood ten, plus archival documents about the blacklist ; original storyboards by Saul Bass ; production stills ; sketches by director Stanley Kubrick ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editor, Robert Lawrence ; music, Alex North ; restored by Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz.
Cast Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Tony Curtis.
Summary Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details DVD.
Awards Academy Awards: Best supporting actor (Ustinov) and 3 other awards.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 -- Film adaptations.
Spartacus, -71 B.C. -- Drama.
Revolutionaries -- Rome -- Drama.
Gladiators -- Rome -- Drama.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Rome -- History -- Servile Wars, 135 B.C.-71 B.C. -- Drama.
Added Author Kubrick, Stanley.
Lewis, Edward.
Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976.
Douglas, Kirk, 1916-2020
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962.
Ustinov, Peter.
Gavin, John.
Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010.
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 Spartacus.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Bryna Productions.
Added Title Hollywood ten.
Standard No. 715515011723
ISBN 1559409150
Music No. CC1568D Criterion Collection
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