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Doctor Zhivago [videorecording] / screenplay by Robert Bolt ; produced by Carlo Ponti ; directed by David Lean.

Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, [1995], c1965.
Publication date: [1995], c1965.
Subject: Russia -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- Drama.
Russia -- History -- Revolution, 1905-1907 -- Drama.
Series title: MGM/UA Home Video screen epics.
Title: Doctor Zhivago [videorecording] / screenplay by Robert Bolt ; produced by Carlo Ponti ; directed by David Lean.
Additional title: Dr. Zhivago
David Lean's film of Doctor Zhivago
Doctor Zhivago, the making of a Russian epic.
Making of Doctor Zhivago.
Making of Dr. Zhivago.
Edition: 30th anniversary ed.
Physical description: 2 videocassettes (269 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Performer note: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay, Siobhan McKenna, Ralph Richardson, Rita Tushingham. Introduction to motion picture and narrator of documentary, Omar Sharif.
Credits note: Executive producer, Arvid Griffin ; director of photography, Freddie Young ; film editor, Norman Savage ; original music composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre. Documentary presented by Turner Home Entertainment ; producer and director, Scott Benson ; co-producer, May Adair Kaiser ; writers, John de Groot, May Adair Kaiser ; director of photography, Michael Lonzo ; editor, John de Groot.
Contents note: Pt. 1 (126 min.) -- pt. 2 (143 min.): [last part of Dr. Zhivago], 82 min. ; [documentary], Doctor Zhivago, the making of a Russian epic / with Omar Sharif, 61 min.
Notes: Similar edition released by Warner Home Video, c2001.
Added title in opening credits: David Lean's film of Doctor Zhivago. Spoken title of documentary: The making of Doctor Zhivago.
Videocassette version of the 1965 motion picture from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Features a digitally remastered version of the film, a special introduction by Omar Sharif, an exclusive documentary (c1995) on the making of the movie featuring behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with the film's stars, and the original theatrical trailer (c1966).
VHS format. Hi-fi stereo. Dolby surround sound, digital video transfer.
Closed captioned.
Summary note: A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget. Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. Filmed in Spain during the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco under the surveillance of Spain's secret police. Won Academy Awards in 1965 for Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Original Score (including Lara's Theme), Best Art Direction/Set Direction, and Best Costume Design.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Added author: Ponti, Carlo, 1912-2007.
Lean, David, 1908-1991.
Sharif, Omar, 1932-
Christie, Julie, 1941-
Chaplin, Geraldine, 1944-
Steiger, Rod, 1925-2002.
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000.
Courtenay, Tom.
McKenna, Siobhán, 1923-1986.
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983.
Tushingham, Rita, 1942-
Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. Doktor Zhivago. English.
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 079282668X
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Bib No.: 24946