Skip to content

H.G. Wells' Things to Come [DVD]

"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."

Format

DVD

Availability

There are no available copies of this item, would you like to Place a Hold?

Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781604657357


Format: DVD
Summary: "Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Title: H.G. Wells' things to come [DVD] / a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies.
Publisher Date: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Subject: Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 -- Film adaptations. War and society -- Drama. War -- Drama Interplanetary voyages -- Drama.
Isbn: 9781604657357
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Thi
Oclc: 839558353
Upc: 715515107013
Bib Id: 453278

Format: DVD
Uniform Title: Things to come (Motion picture)
Summary: "Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Title: H.G. Wells' things to come [DVD] / a London Film production ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by William Cameron Menzies.
Edition: DVD special ed.
Publisher, Date: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([22] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
Series: Criterion collection ; 660
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 660.
Subjects: Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: War and society -- Drama.
Subjects: War -- Drama
Subjects: Interplanetary voyages -- Drama.
Genre: Motion pictures -- Great Britain.
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Science fiction films
Genre: Fantasy films
Other Author: Menzies, William Cameron, 1896-1957 film director.
Other Author: Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956 film producer.
Other Author: Massey, Raymond actor.
Other Author: Chapman, Edward, 1901-1977 actor.
Other Author: Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983 actor.
Other Author: Scott, Margaretta actor.
Other Author: Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964 actor.
Other Author: Braddell, Maurice, actor.
Other Author: Stewart, Sophie, 1909-1977, actor.
Other Author: De Marney, Derrick, 1906-1978 actor.
Other Author: Todd, Ann, 1909-1993, actor.
Other Author: Argyle, Pearl, 1910-1947, actor.
Other Author: Villiers, Kenneth, 1912-1992, actor.
Other Author: Brandt, Ivan, 1903-1972, actor.
Other Author: McLaren, Anne, actor.
Other Author: Hilliard, Patricia, 1916-2001, actor.
Other Author: Carson, Charles, 1885-1977, actor.
Other Author: Korda, Vincent, 1896-1979, set designer.
Other Author: Périnal, Georges, 1897-1965 director of photography.
Other Author: Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975 composer (expression)
Other Author: Mathieson, Muir musical director.
Other Author: Armstrong, John, 1893-1973, costume designer.
Other Author: Hubert, Rene, 1895-1976 costume designer.
Other Author: Mann, Cathleen, 1896-1959, costume designer.
Other Author: Crichton, Charles, 1910-1999 editor of moving image work.
Other Author: Lyon, Francis D., 1905-1996. editor of moving image work.
Other Author: Kalat, David, 1970- commentator.
Other Author: Frayling, Christopher interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Eder, Bruce. interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946 artist.
Other Author: O'Brien, Geoffrey, 1948- author.
Other Author: Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Things to come.
Other Author: Janus Films
Other Author: ITV Studios
Other Author: London Film Productions
Other Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Title: Things to come [DVD]
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Notes: Special features: New high-definiton digital film restoration; Audio commentary featuring film historian and writer David Kalat; Christopher Frayling on the design (interview with writer and cultural historian Christopher Frayling); Bruce Eder on the score (film historian Bruce Eder on Arthur Bliss's musical score); László Moholy-Nagy (unused footage by special effects artist Moholy-Nagy); The wandering sickness (audio recording from 1936 of a reading from H.G. Wells's writing). Booklet features an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Notes: Settings designed by Vincent Korda ; photography by Georges Perinal ; music specially composed by Arthur Bliss ; musical director, Muir Mathieson ; costumes designed by John Armstrong, Rene Hubert and the Marchioness of Queensberry [Cathleen Mann] ; film editors, Charles Crichton & Francis Lyon ; special effects directed by Ned Mann.
Notes: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Maurice Braddell, Sophie Stewart, Derrick De Marney, Ann Todd, Pearl Argyle, Kenneth Villiers, Ivan Brandt, Anne McLaren, Patricia Hilliard, Charles Carson.
Notes: DVD; NTSC; region 1; PCM mono; 1.37:1 aspect ratio.
Notes: English dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles.
ISBN: 9781604657357
Publisher Number: CC2272D
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Thi
Medium: [DVD]