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The Resource Barry Lyndon, Warner Bros., a Warner Communications company, presents a film by Stanley Kubrick ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick ; executive producer, Jan Harlan, (videorecording)

Barry Lyndon, Warner Bros., a Warner Communications company, presents a film by Stanley Kubrick ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick ; executive producer, Jan Harlan, (videorecording)

Label
Barry Lyndon
Title
Barry Lyndon
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros., a Warner Communications company, presents a film by Stanley Kubrick ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick ; executive producer, Jan Harlan
Contributor
Actor
Conductor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Stanley Kubrick bent the conventions of the historical drama to his own will in this dazzling version of a pitiless aristocracy, adapted from a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. In picaresque detail, Barry Lyndon chronicles the adventures of an incorrigible trickster (Ryan O'Neal) whose opportunism takes him from an Irish farm to the battlefields of the Seven Years' War and the parlors of high society. For the most sumptuously crafted film of his career, Kubrick recreated the decadent surfaces and intricate social codes of the period, evoking the light and texture of eighteenth-century painting with the help of pioneering cinematic techniques and lavish costume and production design, all of which earned Academy Awards. The result is a masterpiece--a sardonic, devastating portrait of a vanishing world whose opulence conceals the moral vacancy at its heart"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Alcott; editor, Tony Lawson; music adapted and conducted by Leonard Rosenman
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired (SDH)
PerformerNote
  • Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Kruger, Steven Berkoff, Gay Hamilton, Marie Kean, Diana Koerner, Murray Melvin, Frank Middlemass, Andre Morell, Arthur O'Sullivan, Godfrey Quigley, Leonard Rossiter, Philip Stone, Leon Vitali
  • Narrator: Michael Hordern
Runtime
185
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
897
Technique
live action
Label
Barry Lyndon, Warner Bros., a Warner Communications company, presents a film by Stanley Kubrick ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick ; executive producer, Jan Harlan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Title information from screen credits
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Features: New 4K digital restoration; Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; New documentary featuring cast and crew interviews as well as audio excerpts from a 1976 interview with director Stanley Kubrick; New program about the film's groundbreaking visuals, featuring focus puller Douglas Milsome and gaffer Lou Bogue, as well as excerpts from a 1980 interview with cinematographer John Alcott; New program featuring historian Christopher Frayling on Academy Award-winning production designer Ken Adam; New interview with editor Anthony Lawson; French television interview from 1976 with Ulla-Britt Söderlund, who codesigned the film's Oscar-winning costumes; New interview with critic Michel Ciment; New interview with actor Leon Vitali about the 5.1 surround soundtrack, which he cosupervised; New piece analyzing the fine-art-inspired aesthetics of the film with art curator Adam Eaker; Trailers; Plus an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and two pieces about the film from the March 1976 issue of American Cinematographer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
disc one. [Feature film] Barry Lyndon -- disc two. [Features]
Control code
1002859369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (185 min.)
Isbn
9781681433714
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515205511
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2821D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1002859369
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Barry Lyndon, Warner Bros., a Warner Communications company, presents a film by Stanley Kubrick ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick ; executive producer, Jan Harlan, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Title information from screen credits
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Features: New 4K digital restoration; Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; New documentary featuring cast and crew interviews as well as audio excerpts from a 1976 interview with director Stanley Kubrick; New program about the film's groundbreaking visuals, featuring focus puller Douglas Milsome and gaffer Lou Bogue, as well as excerpts from a 1980 interview with cinematographer John Alcott; New program featuring historian Christopher Frayling on Academy Award-winning production designer Ken Adam; New interview with editor Anthony Lawson; French television interview from 1976 with Ulla-Britt Söderlund, who codesigned the film's Oscar-winning costumes; New interview with critic Michel Ciment; New interview with actor Leon Vitali about the 5.1 surround soundtrack, which he cosupervised; New piece analyzing the fine-art-inspired aesthetics of the film with art curator Adam Eaker; Trailers; Plus an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and two pieces about the film from the March 1976 issue of American Cinematographer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
disc one. [Feature film] Barry Lyndon -- disc two. [Features]
Control code
1002859369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (185 min.)
Isbn
9781681433714
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515205511
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2821D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1002859369
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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