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|Title Statement||Oh! What a lovely war [DVD] / Paramount Pictures present an Accord production ; produced by Brian Duffy and Richard Attenborough ; directed by Richard Attenborough.|
|Additional Contributors||Attenborough, Richard|
|Publication||Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount DVD, c2006.|
|Edition||Special collector's ed.|
|Extent of Item||1 videodisc (144 min.)|
|Standard Number (UPC, etc.)||097360690149|
Disc label title.
Based on Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop production by Charles Chilton and the members of the original cast after a stage treatment by Ted Allan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Special features include: commentary, documentary.
|Performance Credits||Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Mills, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York.|
|Audience & Ratings||CHV rating: G.
MPAA rating: G.
|Languages||English language track with English subtitles.Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.|
|System Details||DVD Dolby digital mono.|
|Summary||An adaptation of Charles Chilton's 1963 play, as staged in London by Joan Littlewood. The tragedy of World War I is redefined in bawdy music-hall terms. The war is presented as the "new attraction" at the Brighton Amusement Pier, complete with syrupy cheer-up songs, shooting galleries, free prizes and a scoreboard toting up the dead.|
|Subjects & Genres|
|By Topic||World War, 1914-1918--Fiction|
|Video recordings for the hearing impaired|