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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-
  • 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
  • (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
  • (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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