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A Tale of Two Cities, Desert Island Films

Label
A Tale of Two Cities
Title
A Tale of Two Cities
Statement of responsibility
Desert Island Films
Contributor
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This two-part Plymouth Playhouse version of Charles Dickens's classic "A Tale of Two Cities" originally aired on live television in 1953. The setting moves from London to Paris during the time of the French Reign of Terror. Wendell Corey stars as the drunken lawyer Sydney Carton, who ultimately sacrifices himself for the sake of his rival in love, Charles Darnay. This footage may reveal limitations of the technology available at the time of the performance
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Desert Island Films
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
59
Technique
live action
Label
A Tale of Two Cities, Desert Island Films
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by Desert Island Films, 1953
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 26, 2015
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Verdict
  • (2:05)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Drinks at the Pub
  • (3:56)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Two-Door Problem and Solution
  • (1:19)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: London Story: Manette Home
  • (1:43)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Pursuing Lucie
  • (2:09)
  • 1953 Plymouth Commercial
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Happy Couple
  • (3:59)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Trouble in Paris
  • (2:17)
  • Classic Advertisement:Hy-Drive
  • (1:04)
  • Credits and Additional Content
  • (1:59)
  • Classic Television Segment: Plymouth Playhouse
  • (1:36)
  • (1:11)
  • Part II: A Tale of Two Cities: Introduction
  • (1:13)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Dread Tribunal
  • (2:40)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Trial Twist
  • (2:31)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Denouncing the Evrémondes
  • (2:03)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: No Hope
  • (1:42)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Introduction
  • Classic Advertisement:Safety-Rims
  • (1:52)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Family Connections
  • (3:24)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Danger of Denunciation
  • (1:37)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Charles Escapes
  • (3:22)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Sydney's Sacrifice
  • (1:36)
  • (1:16)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Carriage Ride
  • (0:32)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Sydney's Sacrifice
  • (2:47)
  • Classic Advertisement: New Lower Prices
  • (0:33)
  • Credits: A Tale of Two Cities
  • (1:53)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: London: King George's Court
  • (3:41)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: John Barsad
  • (2:26)
Control code
fod100066306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (58 min., 52 sec.))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound.
Publisher number
66306
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100066306
  • (OCoLC)957614253
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
A Tale of Two Cities, Desert Island Films
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by Desert Island Films, 1953
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 26, 2015
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Verdict
  • (2:05)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Drinks at the Pub
  • (3:56)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Two-Door Problem and Solution
  • (1:19)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: London Story: Manette Home
  • (1:43)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Pursuing Lucie
  • (2:09)
  • 1953 Plymouth Commercial
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Happy Couple
  • (3:59)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Trouble in Paris
  • (2:17)
  • Classic Advertisement:Hy-Drive
  • (1:04)
  • Credits and Additional Content
  • (1:59)
  • Classic Television Segment: Plymouth Playhouse
  • (1:36)
  • (1:11)
  • Part II: A Tale of Two Cities: Introduction
  • (1:13)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Dread Tribunal
  • (2:40)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Trial Twist
  • (2:31)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Denouncing the Evrémondes
  • (2:03)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: No Hope
  • (1:42)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Introduction
  • Classic Advertisement:Safety-Rims
  • (1:52)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Family Connections
  • (3:24)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Danger of Denunciation
  • (1:37)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Charles Escapes
  • (3:22)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Sydney's Sacrifice
  • (1:36)
  • (1:16)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Carriage Ride
  • (0:32)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Sydney's Sacrifice
  • (2:47)
  • Classic Advertisement: New Lower Prices
  • (0:33)
  • Credits: A Tale of Two Cities
  • (1:53)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: London: King George's Court
  • (3:41)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: John Barsad
  • (2:26)
Control code
fod100066306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (58 min., 52 sec.))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound.
Publisher number
66306
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100066306
  • (OCoLC)957614253
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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