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The Resource A high wind in Jamaica, Twientieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; produced by John Croydon ; screenplay by Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood & Denis Cannan ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick

A high wind in Jamaica, Twientieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; produced by John Croydon ; screenplay by Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood & Denis Cannan ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Label
A high wind in Jamaica
Title
A high wind in Jamaica
Statement of responsibility
Twientieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; produced by John Croydon ; screenplay by Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood & Denis Cannan ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Concerned that their children aren't growing up as "civilized" as they would in their native England, a couple decides to leave Jamaica and return home with their family. However, when they inadvertently find their way onto a pirate ship, the children befriend, outwit and even frighten their shipmates
Cataloging source
XCA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Derek York ; music, Larry Adler ; art direction, John Hoesli
Language note
English or French soundtracks; English, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Lila Kedrova, Dennis Price, Gert Fröbe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-1994
  • 1928-
  • 1934-2020
  • 1919-2011
  • 1912-1993
  • 1915-2001
  • 1915-1973
  • 1913-1988
  • 1900-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Croydon, John J.
  • Mann, Stanley
  • Harwood, Ronald
  • Cannan, Denis
  • Mackendrick, Alexander
  • Quinn, Anthony
  • Coburn, James
  • Kedrova, Lila
  • Price, Dennis
  • Fröbe, Gert
  • Hughes, Richard
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Cinemascope
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pirates
  • Families
  • Videodiscs
  • Jamaica
Technique
live action
Label
A high wind in Jamaica, Twientieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; produced by John Croydon ; screenplay by Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood & Denis Cannan ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Richard Hughes
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
Control code
950121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543108214
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950121
  • (OCoLC)55505979
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1, full screen and anamorphic widescreen presentations
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A high wind in Jamaica, Twientieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; produced by John Croydon ; screenplay by Stanley Mann, Ronald Harwood & Denis Cannan ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Richard Hughes
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
Control code
950121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543108214
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950121
  • (OCoLC)55505979
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1, full screen and anamorphic widescreen presentations
Video recording format
DVD

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