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The Resource The circus, a comedy, written, directed and produced by Charlie Chaplin, (DVD)

The circus, a comedy, written, directed and produced by Charlie Chaplin, (DVD)

Label
The circus
Title
The circus
Statement of responsibility
a comedy, written, directed and produced by Charlie Chaplin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
A tramp reluctantly takes a job at a middling circus and falls for a trick riding woman, who just happens to be the daughter of the overbearing circus owner. In the last film he made during the silent era, Charlie Chaplin shines as director, composer, and star. A gag-packed comedy full of audacious set pieces, it showcases silent cinema's most popular entertainer and ranks among Chaplin's finest
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Circus (Motion picture : 1928 :
Credits note
Photography by Rollie H. Totheroh ; music, Charlie Chaplin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles and added musical score
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C57 2019
PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia (as Allan Garcia), Harry Crocker, George Davis, Henry Bergman, Stanley J. Sanford, John Rand, Steve Murphy
Runtime
72
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
996
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tramps
  • Clowns
  • Circus
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus
  • Clowns
  • Tramps
Technique
live action
Label
The circus, a comedy, written, directed and produced by Charlie Chaplin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1928, rereleased in 1969 with new original score
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
  • Special features: New 4K digital restoration of Charlie Chaplin's 1969 rerelease version of film, featuring an original score by Chaplin, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; 2019 audio commentary featuring Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance; Interview with Chaplin from 1969; New interview with Chaplin's son Eugene Chaplin; In the Service of the Story, a new program on the film's visual effects and production design by film scholar Craig Barron; Chaplin Today: "The Circus," a 2003 documentary on the film featuring filmmaker Emir Kusturica; Excerpted audio interview from 1998 with Chaplin musical associate Eric James; Unused café sequence with new score by composer Timothy Brock, and related outtakes with narration by comedy choreographer Dan Kamin; Newly discovered outtakes featuring the Tramp and the circus rider; Excerpts from the original recording session for the film's opening song "Swing Little Girl"; Footage of the film's 1928 Hollywood premiere; Rerelease trailers; PLUS on insert, an essay critic Pamela Hutchinson
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (72 min.)
Isbn
9781681436418
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515235112
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3072D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1110581364
  • (OCoLC)1110581364
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The circus, a comedy, written, directed and produced by Charlie Chaplin, (DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1928, rereleased in 1969 with new original score
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
  • Special features: New 4K digital restoration of Charlie Chaplin's 1969 rerelease version of film, featuring an original score by Chaplin, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; 2019 audio commentary featuring Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance; Interview with Chaplin from 1969; New interview with Chaplin's son Eugene Chaplin; In the Service of the Story, a new program on the film's visual effects and production design by film scholar Craig Barron; Chaplin Today: "The Circus," a 2003 documentary on the film featuring filmmaker Emir Kusturica; Excerpted audio interview from 1998 with Chaplin musical associate Eric James; Unused café sequence with new score by composer Timothy Brock, and related outtakes with narration by comedy choreographer Dan Kamin; Newly discovered outtakes featuring the Tramp and the circus rider; Excerpts from the original recording session for the film's opening song "Swing Little Girl"; Footage of the film's 1928 Hollywood premiere; Rerelease trailers; PLUS on insert, an essay critic Pamela Hutchinson
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (72 min.)
Isbn
9781681436418
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515235112
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3072D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1110581364
  • (OCoLC)1110581364
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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