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Spartacus [videorecording] / Universal International ; Bryna Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo ; produced by Edward Lewis ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.

Edition:
Super Technirama; reconstructed and restored
Publication:
[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2001].
Series:
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 105.
Criterion collection ; 105
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (196 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet ([8] p.), accordion-folded.
Subjects:
Spartacus, d. 71 B.C. -- Drama.
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 -- Film adaptations.
Slave insurrections -- Rome -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Servile Wars, 135-71 B.C. -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System details:
: DVD; digital surround; disc 1,English 5.1; disc 2, mono.
Summary:
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
Contents:
Disc 1: 1991 fully restored version ; audio commentaries by Kirk Douglas, Peter Ustinov, Howard Fast, Edward Lewis, Robert A. Harris, Saul Bass ; scene analysis by Dalton Trumbo ; aditional Alex North score compositions ; restoration demonstration
Disc 2: Rare deleted scenes ; vintage newsreel footage ; 1960 promotional interviews with Jean Simmons, Peter Ustinov ; 1992 video interview with Peter Ustinov ; behind-the-scenes "gladiatorial school" footage ; the 1960 documentary The Hollywood ten, plus archival documents about the blacklist ; original storyboards by Saul Bass ; production stills ; sketches by director Stanley Kubrick ; original theatrical trailer.
Participant:
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Tony Curtis.
Credits:
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; historical and technical advisor, Vittorio Nino Novarese ; editor, Robert Lawrence ; music, Alex North ; restored by Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz.
Notes:
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.2:1).
Originally produced as motion picture in 1960.
Based on the novel by Howard Fast.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
Contributor:
Kubrick, Stanley. , Director
Lewis, Edward. , Producer
Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976. , Screenwriter
Douglas, Kirk, 1916- , Actor
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989. ,
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010 , Actor
Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962. , Actor
Ustinov, Peter. , Actor
Gavin, John. , Actor
Curtis, Tony, 1925- , Actor
North, Alex. , Composer
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003. ,
Bryna Productions, Inc. , Producer
Universal Pictures (Firm) , Distributor
Class of 1932 Fund.
Related Work:
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003., Spartacus.
Contains:
Hollywood ten.
ISBN:
1559409150
Publisher no.:
CC1568D Criterion Collection
Web link:
The Class of 1932 Fund Home Page
The Class of 1932 Fund Home Page  Bookplate