The films of Michael Powell. Disc 1, A matter of life and death
(DVD)

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Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009].
Rating
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements.
Status
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Title from set container and disc label.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
General Note
"A matter of life and death, originally released in an edited version in the U.S. as Stairway to Heaven, is here presented for the first time, complete and restored."
General Note
Special features: Director Martin Scorsese on A matter of life and death; commentary by historian Ian Christie.
Creation/Production Credits
Photographed by Jack Cardiff ; music composed by Allan Gray ; editor, Reginald Mills.
Creation/Production Credits
Music composed by Allan Gray ; conducted by Walter Goehr ; editor Reginald Mills.
Participants/Performers
Introduced by Martin Scorsese and Helen Mirren.
Participants/Performers
David Niven, Kim Hunter, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey.
Description
British flyer Peter Carter survives a jump from his burning plane without parachute and wakes up in a nether world between Earth and the next life. He is informed that he should have died and must go to Heaven, where he is put on trial for his life. He falls in love with June, an American radio operator.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This DVD discs is copy protected.
Language
English dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Goring, M., Massey, R., Livesey, R., Powell, M., Hunter, K., Niven, D., & Pressburger, E. (2009). The films of Michael Powell . Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

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

Marius Goring et al.. 2009. The Films of Michael Powell. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

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

Marius Goring et al.. The Films of Michael Powell Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Goring, Marius, et al. The Films of Michael Powell Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2009.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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