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The Resource Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav ; Ustredni pujcovna filmu v Praze ; scenar Bohumil Hrabel, Jiri Menzel ; dramaturg, Vaclav Nyvlt ; vedouci vyroby, Zdenek Oves ; rezie, Jiri Menzel ; Filmove studio Barrandov, (DVD)

Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav ; Ustredni pujcovna filmu v Praze ; scenar Bohumil Hrabel, Jiri Menzel ; dramaturg, Vaclav Nyvlt ; vedouci vyroby, Zdenek Oves ; rezie, Jiri Menzel ; Filmove studio Barrandov, (DVD)

Label
Closely watched trains
Title
Closely watched trains
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav ; Ustredni pujcovna filmu v Praze ; scenar Bohumil Hrabel, Jiri Menzel ; dramaturg, Vaclav Nyvlt ; vedouci vyroby, Zdenek Oves ; rezie, Jiri Menzel ; Filmove studio Barrandov
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • cze
  • eng
  • cze
  • cze
Summary
Comedy-drama about a young trainmaster employed in a tiny station during World War II. He becomes involved in a plot to blow up a German ammunition train, but when the plan backfires, he is forced to commit the ultimate act of courage
Related
Cataloging source
VSB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Jaromir Sofr ; editor, Jirini Lukesova ; music, Jiri Sust
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Czech with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Vaclav Neckar, Jitka Bendova, Vladimir Valenta
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Menzel, Jiri
  • Oves, Zdenek
  • Hrabal, Bohumil
  • Nyvlt, Vaclav
  • Neckar, Vaclav
  • Bendova, Jitka
  • Valenta, Vladimir
  • Janus Films
  • Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav
  • Ustredni pujcovna filmu (Prague, Czechoslovakia)
  • Filmove studio Barrandov
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Railroads
  • Comedy films
  • Foreign films
  • Feature films
  • Motion pictures, Czech
  • Czech language materials
  • Film adaptations
  • Czechoslovakia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav ; Ustredni pujcovna filmu v Praze ; scenar Bohumil Hrabel, Jiri Menzel ; dramaturg, Vaclav Nyvlt ; vedouci vyroby, Zdenek Oves ; rezie, Jiri Menzel ; Filmove studio Barrandov, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1966
  • Includes U.S. theatrical trailer in English
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780780024564
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161524
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CLO100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48017545
  • 12554
  • 12554
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Closely watched trains, Janus Films ; Ceskoslovensky filmovy ustav ; Ustredni pujcovna filmu v Praze ; scenar Bohumil Hrabel, Jiri Menzel ; dramaturg, Vaclav Nyvlt ; vedouci vyroby, Zdenek Oves ; rezie, Jiri Menzel ; Filmove studio Barrandov, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1966
  • Includes U.S. theatrical trailer in English
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780780024564
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161524
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CLO100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48017545
  • 12554
  • 12554
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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