Black narcissus

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Full screen.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (101 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : color illustrations ; 19 cm).


General Note
Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
General Note
Special features: video introduction by Bertrand Tavernier; audio commentary (Michael Powell, Martin Scorsese); episode of Les audaces d'un aventurier (The audacious adventurer), par Bertrand Tavernier (ca. 15 min.); A profile of Black narcissus (ca. 25 min.); Painting with light (ca. 30 min.); theatrical trailer. Booklet includes an essay "Empire of the senses" by critic Kent Jones.
Creation/Production Credits
Photographed by Jack Cardiff ; editing, Reginald Mills ; music, Brian Easdale.
Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron, Jenny Laird, Judith Furse, May Hallatt, Eddie Whaley Jr., Shaun Noble, Nancy Roberts, Ley On.
A group of Anglican nuns runs into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas.
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DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Powell, M., Pressburger, E., Rank, J. A., Kerr, D., Sabu, 1., Farrar, D., Robson, F., Knight, E., Simmons, J., Byron, K., Laird, J., Furse, J., Hallatt, M., Whaley, E., Jr., Noble, S., Roberts, N., Cardiff, J., Mills, R., Easdale, B., & Godden, R. (2010). Black narcissus. Full screen. [Irvington, New York]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Michael Powell et al.. 2010. Black Narcissus. [Irvington, New York]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Michael Powell et al., Black Narcissus. [Irvington, New York]: Criterion Collection, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Powell, Michael, et al. Black Narcissus. Full screen. [Irvington, New York]: Criterion Collection, 2010. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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