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The Resource The history boys., Free Range Films ; BBC ; DNA Films ; Royal National Theatre ; UK Film Council ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner

The history boys., Free Range Films ; BBC ; DNA Films ; Royal National Theatre ; UK Film Council ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner

Label
The history boys.
Title
The history boys.
Statement of responsibility
Free Range Films ; BBC ; DNA Films ; Royal National Theatre ; UK Film Council ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, John Wilson ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Justine Luxton ; production designer, John Beard
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby 5.1 Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
H578679 2007
PerformerNote
Samuel Anderson, James Corden, Stephen Campbell Moore, Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Andrew Knott, Russell Tovey, Jamie Parker, Dominic Cooper, Samuel Barnett, Sacha Dhawan, Clive Merrison, Penelope Wilton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1947-2013
  • 1944-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hytner, Nicholas
  • Jones, Damian
  • Loader, Kevin
  • Bennett, Alan
  • Anderson, Samuel
  • Corden, James
  • Moore, Stephen Campbell
  • Griffiths, Richard
  • De la Tour, Frances
  • Knott, Andrew
  • Tovey, Russell
  • Parker, James
  • Cooper, Dominic
  • Barnett, Samuel
  • Dhawan, Sacha
  • Merrison, Clive
  • Wilton, Penelope
  • Free Range Films (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • DNA Films
  • Royal National Theatre (Great Britain)
  • UK Film Council
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • High school students
  • High school teachers
  • High school students
  • Universidades
  • Estudiantes [
  • England
  • England
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The history boys., Free Range Films ; BBC ; DNA Films ; Royal National Theatre ; UK Film Council ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play written by Alan Bennett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1056193
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543425199
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2242519
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1056193
  • (OCoLC)83599792
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The history boys., Free Range Films ; BBC ; DNA Films ; Royal National Theatre ; UK Film Council ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play written by Alan Bennett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1056193
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543425199
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2242519
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1056193
  • (OCoLC)83599792
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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