The red shoes

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[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2010].
DVD edition., Special edition.
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2 videodiscs (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm). 


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"ITV Global Entertainment"--Container.
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Based on a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
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Booklet features an essay by critic David Ehrenstein and a description of the restoration by UCLA film archivist Robert Gitt.
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Full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
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Special features: audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie, including interviews with Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jack Cardiff, Brian Easdale and Martin Scorsese; audio of actor Jeremy Irons reading excerpts from Powell and Pressburger's novelization of The Red shoes and from Hans Christian Anderson's original fairy tale (in English); Profile of The red shoes, a documentary on the making of the film; video interview with Michael Powell's widow, editor Thelma Schoonmaker Powell; Martin Scorsese's collection of Red shoes memorabilia; publicity and production stills; "The Red shoes sketches" (an animated film of Hein Heckroth's painted storyboards) with a comparison to The Red shoes ballet; original theatrical trailer; Powell and Pressburger filmography, with film clips and stills; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Jack Cardiff ; choreography, Robert Helpmann ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music composed, conducted and arranged by Brian Easdale ; ballet music conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham.
Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Leonide Massine, Albert Basserman, Ludmilla Tcherina, Esmond Knight.
Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer.
System Details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen presentation (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Andersen, H. C. 1., Winter, K., Walbrook, A., Tcherina, L., Shearer, M., Rank, J. A., Pressburger, E., Powell, M., Mills, R., Massine, L., Knight, E., Helpmann, R., Goring, M., Gitt, R., Ehrenstein, D., Easdale, B., Cardiff, J., Beecham, T., & Bassermann, A. (2010). The red shoes (DVD edition.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

H. C. 1805-1875. Andersen et al.. 2010. The Red Shoes. [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

H. C. 1805-1875. Andersen et al.. The Red Shoes [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Andersen, H. C. 1805-1875., et al. The Red Shoes DVD edition., Criterion Collection, 2010.

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