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The Resource Excalibur, an Orion Pictures release thru Warner Bros, a Warner Communications Company ; directed and produced by John Boorman ; screenplay, Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman ; executive producers, Edgar F. Gross, Robert A. Eisenstein, (DVD)

Excalibur, an Orion Pictures release thru Warner Bros, a Warner Communications Company ; directed and produced by John Boorman ; screenplay, Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman ; executive producers, Edgar F. Gross, Robert A. Eisenstein, (DVD)

Label
Excalibur
Title
Excalibur
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release thru Warner Bros, a Warner Communications Company ; directed and produced by John Boorman ; screenplay, Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman ; executive producers, Edgar F. Gross, Robert A. Eisenstein
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Choreographer
Composer
Costume designer
Designer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Tells the story of King Arthur with all the elements of Sir Thomas Malory's classic tale: Removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; The Round Table's noble birth and tragic decline; The heroic attemps to recover the Holy Grail; The shifting balance of power between Merlin and Morgana
Cataloging source
FDA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Alex Thomson ; production designer, Anthony Pratt ; film editor, John Merritt ; original music composed and conducted by Trevor Jones ; costume designer, Bob Ringwood ; associate producer, Michael Dryhurst ; fight arranger, William Hobbs ; choreographer, Anthony Van Laast ; art director, Tim Hutchinson ; set decorator, Bryan Graves
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • CHVRS rating: 18A
Language note
In English or dubbed French soundtrack with optional English or French subtitles; close captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.E9613 2010
PerformerNote
Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi, Paul Geoffrey, Nicol Williamson, Robert Addie, Gabriel Byrne, Keith Buckley, Katrine Boorman, Liam Neeson, Corin Redgrave, Niall O'Brien, Patrick Stewart, Clive Swift, Ciarin Hinds, Liam O'Callaghan, Michael Muldoon, Charley Boorman, Mannix Flynn, Garrell Keogh, Emmel Bergin, Barbara Byrne, Brid Brennan, Kay McLaren, Eamonn Kelly
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1933-
  • 1929-2007,
  • 1937-
  • 1920-1999,
  • 1949 March 23-
  • 1939-
  • 1952-
  • 1960-2003,
  • 1950-
  • 1941-
  • 1958-
  • 1946-2009,
  • 1940-
  • active 15th century
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boorman, John
  • Pallenberg, Rospo,
  • Gross, Edgar F.,
  • Eisenstein, Robert A.,
  • Thomson, Alex
  • Pratt, Anthony
  • Merritt, John
  • Jones, Trevor
  • Ringwood, Bob,
  • Hobbs, William
  • Van Laast, Anthony,
  • Hutchinson, Tim,
  • Graves, Bryan,
  • Terry, Nigel,
  • Mirren, Helen,
  • Clay, Nicholas,
  • Lunghi, Cherie
  • Geoffrey, Paul,
  • Williamson, Nicol,
  • Addie, Robert
  • Byrne, Gabriel
  • Buckley, Keith
  • Boorman, Katrine
  • Neeson, Liam,
  • Redgrave, Corin,
  • O'Brien, Niall
  • Stewart, Patrick
  • Swift, Clive,
  • Malory, Thomas
  • Orion Pictures
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
140
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arthur
  • Britons
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Europe
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Excalibur, an Orion Pictures release thru Warner Bros, a Warner Communications Company ; directed and produced by John Boorman ; screenplay, Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman ; executive producers, Edgar F. Gross, Robert A. Eisenstein, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from Malory's Le morte d'Arthur by Rospo Pallenberg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Cast & crew filmographies; Commentary by director John Boorman; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9780790732992
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392201822
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22018
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn696817689
  • (OCoLC)696817689
  • 1296532
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French); dual-layer; matted widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Excalibur, an Orion Pictures release thru Warner Bros, a Warner Communications Company ; directed and produced by John Boorman ; screenplay, Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman ; executive producers, Edgar F. Gross, Robert A. Eisenstein, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from Malory's Le morte d'Arthur by Rospo Pallenberg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Cast & crew filmographies; Commentary by director John Boorman; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9780790732992
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392201822
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22018
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn696817689
  • (OCoLC)696817689
  • 1296532
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French); dual-layer; matted widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs
Video recording format
laserdisc

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