The Resource Becket, Paramount Pictures presents a Hal Wallis' production ; screenplay by Edward Anhalt ; directed by Peter Glenville

Becket, Paramount Pictures presents a Hal Wallis' production ; screenplay by Edward Anhalt ; directed by Peter Glenville

Label
Becket
Title
Becket
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Hal Wallis' production ; screenplay by Edward Anhalt ; directed by Peter Glenville
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved friend to save his splintering kingdom?
Related
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Writing, screenplay based on material from another medium, 1964
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Laurence Rosenthal
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content and violence
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), French (Dolby 2.0) or Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.H5
LC item number
B43548 2007
PerformerNote
Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Pamela Brown
Runtime
150
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Becket, Paramount Pictures presents a Hal Wallis' production ; screenplay by Edward Anhalt ; directed by Peter Glenville
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the play by Jean Anouilh as translated by Lucienne Hill and produced on the New York stage by David Merrick
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • "Restored by the Academy Film Archive Restoration Funding provided by The Film Foundation." -- Container
  • Special features: Commentary with Peter O'Toole; interviews with editor Anne V. Coates and composer Laurence Rosenthal; archival interviews with Richard Burton; theatrical trailer; still gallery; TV spot
  • 12 Academy Award nominations including Best picture, Best actor(s), Best supporting actor, Best director and Best cinematography
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14944101
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 150 min.)
Isbn
9780788604706
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
030306105390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD1053
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14944101
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm79834416
  • (OCoLC)79834416
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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