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The spy who came in from the cold

Ritt, Martin 1914-1990 (director,, producer.). Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 (actor.). Bloom, Claire, 1931- (actress.). Werner, Oskar, 1922-1984 (actor.). Wanamaker, Sam, 1919-1993 (actor.). Voskovec, George, 1905- (actor.). Davies, Rupert, 1916-1976 (actor.). Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993 (actor.). Van Eyck, Peter, 1911-1969 (actor.). Dehn, Paul, 1912-1976 (screenwriter.). Trosper, Guy, 1911-1963 (screenwriter.). Morris, Oswald, 1915- (director of photography.). Harvey, Anthony, 1931- (film editor.). Kaplan, Sol, (composer.). Le Carré, John 1931- Spy who came in from the cold, (creator.). Sragow, Michael. True Ritt, (author.). Paramount Pictures Corporation, (production company.). Salem Films, (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (film distributors.). Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner. (Cast).

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Prince Rupert Library DVD Spy 6549 (Text) 33294002106318 DVDs Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604650891
  • ISBN: 1604650893
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    videodisc
    2 videodiscs (approximately 112 minutes) : sound, black & wwhite ; 4 3/4 inches + 1 booklet (12 pages).
  • Edition: Special edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, 2008.
  • Producer: Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, 1965.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by John Le Carré.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Special features: interviews with John Le Carre and Oswald Morris; The secret center: John Le Carré (2000), a BBC documentary; Acting in the 60s; gallery of set designs; theatrical trailer; essay by critic Michael Sragow.
For private home use only.
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
BAFTA Film Award, Best British Actor (Richard Burton), Best British Art Direction (B/W), Best British Cinematography (B/W), Best British Film, 1967
Golden Globe, Best Supporting Actor (Oskar Werner), 1966
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Oswald Morris ; editor, Anthony Harvey ; music composed and conducted by Sol Kaplan.
Participant or Performer Note: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner.
Summary, etc.: After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent who is working as a defected spy trying to get inside information realizes that he is just as expendable as his fellow agent.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1 ; NTSC ; widescreen; restored high-definition digital, stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
BAFTA Film Award, Best British Actor (Richard Burton), Best British Art Direction (B/W), Best British Cinematography (B/W), Best British Film, 1967
Golden Globe, Best Supporting Actor (Oskar Werner), 1966
Subject: Le Carré, John -- 1931- -- Television adaptations
Le Carré, John -- 1931- -- Film adaptations
Intelligence service -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Cold War -- Secret service -- Fiction
Spy films
Action and adventure films
Feature films

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