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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Easdale, Brian, 1909-1995 (Composer)
Corporate Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Rank, J. Arthur, 1888-1972 (Producer), Powell, Michael, 1905-1990 (Screenwriter, Producer, Director), Pressburger, Emeric, 1902-1988 (Screenwriter, Producer, Director), Winter, Keith, 1906-1983 (Screenwriter), Walbrook, Anton, 1896-1967 (Actor), Goring, Marius, 1912-1998 (Actor), Shearer, Moira, 1926-2006 (Actor), Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986 (Choreographer), Andersen, H. C. 1805-1875.
Language:English
Edition:Special edition.
Series:Criterion collection ; 44.
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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.
Published: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2010]
ISBN:9781604652895
1604652896
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Published 1999
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