The red shoes
Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer.
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|Summary:||Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer.|
|Item Description:||Based on a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.|
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
"ITV Global Entertainment"--Container.
Booklet features an essay by critic David Ehrenstein and a description of the restoration by UCLA film archivist Robert Gitt.
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie, including interviews with Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jack Cardiff, Brian Easdale and Martin Scorsese; audio of actor Jeremy Irons reading excerpts from Powell and Pressburger's novelization of The Red shoes and from Hans Christian Anderson's original fairy tale (in English); Profile of The red shoes, a documentary on the making of the film; video interview with Michael Powell's widow, editor Thelma Schoonmaker Powell; Martin Scorsese's collection of Red shoes memorabilia; publicity and production stills; "The Red shoes sketches" (an animated film of Hein Heckroth's painted storyboards) with a comparison to The Red shoes ballet; original theatrical trailer; Powell and Pressburger filmography, with film clips and stills; theatrical trailer.
|Physical Description:||2 videodiscs (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).|
|Format:||DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen presentation (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.|
|Production Credits:||Director of photography, Jack Cardiff; choreography, Robert Helpmann; editor, Reginald Mills; music composed, conducted and arranged by Brian Easdale; ballet music conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham.|
[Irvington, N.Y.] :
The Criterion Collection,
Table of Contents:
- disc 1. Feature film
- disc 2. Bonus features.