The Resource The night of the generals, Sam Spiegel presents ; a Sam Spiegel-Anatole Litvak production ; a Franco-British co-production [Horizon Pictures (G.B.) and Filmsonor S.A.] ; adapted for the screen by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)

The night of the generals, Sam Spiegel presents ; a Sam Spiegel-Anatole Litvak production ; a Franco-British co-production [Horizon Pictures (G.B.) and Filmsonor S.A.] ; adapted for the screen by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)

Label
The night of the generals
Title
The night of the generals
Statement of responsibility
Sam Spiegel presents ; a Sam Spiegel-Anatole Litvak production ; a Franco-British co-production [Horizon Pictures (G.B.) and Filmsonor S.A.] ; adapted for the screen by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Anatole Litvak
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
A German intelligence agent and then a French inspector track down a psychopathic Nazi general suspected of brutally killing 3 women over a 25 year period during and after World War II
Member of
Cataloging source
MCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Henri Decae; editor, Anan Osbigton; music, Maurice Jarre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
  • R
Language note
Audio tracks in English and subtitled in Chinese and English
PerformerNote
Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, Charles Gray
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1974
  • 1898-1979
  • 1912-1976
  • 1906-1985
  • 1932-2013
  • 1932-2015
  • 1914-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Litvak, Anatole
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Kessel, Joseph
  • Dehn, Paul
  • Chase, James Hadley
  • O'Toole, Peter
  • Sharif, Omar
  • Kirst, Hans Hellmut
  • Castaways Pictures
Runtime
144
Series statement
Combat classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kirst, Hans Hellmut
  • Nazis
  • Generals
  • Serial murderers
  • Women murderers
  • Psychopaths
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The night of the generals, Sam Spiegel presents ; a Sam Spiegel-Anatole Litvak production ; a Franco-British co-production [Horizon Pictures (G.B.) and Filmsonor S.A.] ; adapted for the screen by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Hans Hellmut Kirst, based on an incident written by James Hadley-Chase
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
  • Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 144 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 4897007031290
  • 043396036772
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
03677$bColumbia Pictures
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00098281
  • 650192
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation ; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The night of the generals, Sam Spiegel presents ; a Sam Spiegel-Anatole Litvak production ; a Franco-British co-production [Horizon Pictures (G.B.) and Filmsonor S.A.] ; adapted for the screen by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Hans Hellmut Kirst, based on an incident written by James Hadley-Chase
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
  • Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 144 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 4897007031290
  • 043396036772
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
03677$bColumbia Pictures
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00098281
  • 650192
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation ; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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