Lola Montès

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Widescreen édition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 unnumbered pages : portraits ; 19 cm).


General Note
Based on the novel by Cécil Saint-Laurent.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
General Note
"Les Films du Jeudi"--Container.
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"La Cinémathèque française"--Container.
General Note
Special features: Disc one: Audio commentary featuring film scholar Susan White. Disc two: "Max Ophuls ou le plaisir de tourner:" a 1965 episode of the French television program Cinéastes de notre temps, featuring interviews with many of Ophuls's collaborators; "Max by Marcel:" a new documentary by Marcel Ophuls about his father and the making of Lola Montès; "Martine Carole hair tests" Martine Carol demonstrating the various hairstyles in Lola Montés; Re-release trailer. Booklet: "Loving Lola" essay by critic Gary Giddins.
Restrictions on Access
Educational and home use only.
Creation/Production Credits
Production designer, Jean D'Eaubonne ; music by Georges Auric ; conductor, Jacques Météhen ; editor, Madeleine Gug ; production manager, Ralph Baum director of photography, Christian Matras.
Martine Carol, Peter Ustinov, Anton Walbrook, Henry Guisol, Lise Delamare, Paulette Dubost, Oskar Werner, Jean Galland, Will Quadflieg, Helena Manson, Germaine Delbat, Willy Eichberger, Jacques Fayet, Friedrich Domin, Werner Finck, Ivan Desny.
The life of a young woman who was a showgirl, had affairs with kings, became a courtesan, and traveled the world trying to fit in. Charts the course of Montès's scandalous past through the invocations of the bombastic ringmaster of the American circus where she has ended up performing.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.55:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., restored High-Definition digital transfer, NTSC.
French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ophuls, M., Wademant, A., Natanson, J., Matras, C., Caraco, A., Carol, M., Ustinov, P., Walbrook, A., Guisol, H., Delamare, L., Dubost, P., Werner, O., Galland, J., Quadflieg, W., Manson, H., Delbat, G., Esmond, C., Fayet, J., Domin, F., Finck, W., Desny, I., Eaubonne, J. d., Auric, G., Météhen, J., Gug, M., Baum, R., & Saint-Laurent, C. (2009). Lola Montès. Widescreen édition. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Max Ophuls et al.. 2009. Lola Montès. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Max Ophuls et al., Lola Montès. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ophuls, Max, et al. Lola Montès. Widescreen édition. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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