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H.G. Wells' Things To Come (2013, original release: 1936)


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Published: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Series: Criterion collection
Description:  1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([22] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
ISBN/ISSN: 9781604657357, 1604657359, 9786315064784, 6315064787 :,
Language:  English

Originally released as a motion picture in 1936

Special features: New high-definiton digital film restoration; Audio commentary featuring film historian and writer David Kalat; Christopher Frayling on the design (interview with writer and cultural historian Christopher Frayling); Bruce Eder on the score (film historian Bruce Eder on Arthur Bliss's musical score); László Moholy-Nagy (unused footage by special effects artist Moholy-Nagy); The wandering sickness (audio recording from 1936 of a reading from H.G. Wells's writing). Booklet features an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien

Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Maurice Braddell, Sophie Stewart, Derrick DeMarney, Ann Todd, Pearl Argyle, Kenneth Villiers, Ivan Brandt, Anne McLaren, Patricia Hilliard, Charles Carson

Takes the viewer on a hundred-year time trip to 2036 A.D. when a man and a woman are rocketed to the moon

Rating: Not rated

DVD; NTSC; region 1; PCM mono; 1.37:1 aspect ratio

English dialogue; English subtitles

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Additional Credits:
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956, film producer
Menzies, William Cameron, 1896-1957, film director
Massey, Raymond, actor
Chapman, Edward, 1901-1977, actor
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983, actor
Scott, Margaretta, actor
Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964, actor
Braddell, Maurice, actor
Stewart, Sophie, 1909-1977, actor
De Marney, Derrick, 1906-1978, actor
Todd, Ann, 1909-1993, actor
Argyle, Pearl, 1910-1947, actor
Villiers, Kenneth, 1912-1992, actor
Brandt, Ivan, 1903-1972, actor
McLaren, Anne, 1927-2007, actor
Hilliard, Patricia, 1916-2001, actor
Carson, Charles, 1885-1977, actor
Korda, Vincent, 1896-1979, set designer
Périnal, Georges, 1897-1965, director of photography
Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975, composer
Mathieson, Muir, musical director
Armstrong, John, 1893-1973, costume designer
Hubert, Rene, 1895-1976, costume designer
Mann, Cathleen, 1896-1959, costume designer
Crichton, Charles, 1910-1999, editor of moving image work
Lyon, Francis D., 1905-1996, editor of moving image work
Kalat, David, 1970- commentator
Frayling, Christopher, interviewee (expression)
Eder, Bruce, interviewee (expression)
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946, artist
O'Brien, Geoffrey, 1948- author
Wells, H. G. 1866-1946. (Herbert George),
Janus Films.
ITV Studios.
London Film Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm)

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