The innocents
DVD
2014
4 available of 5 items

Deborah Kerr stars as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges. A psychosexually intensified adaptation of Henry James's classic The Turn of the Screw, co-written by Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and directed by Jack Clayton (Room at the Top).

Item Details
Series:
Criterion collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 727. DVD.
Criterion collection ; 727
Subjects:
Governesses -- Drama.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Turn of the screw -- Film adaptations.
Orphans -- Drama.
Supernatural -- Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Ghost films.
Haunted house films.
Horror films.
Other Authors:
Archibald, William.
Auric, Georges, 1899-1983.
Cameron, Isla, actor.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Cinemascope (Firm)
Clark, James, 1931-2016
Clayton, Jack, 1921-1995.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Dehn, Paul, 1912-1976.
Fennell, Albert, 1920-1988.
Francis, Freddie, 1917-2007.
Franklin, Pamela, actor.
Frayling, Christopher, commentator.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Turn of the screw. DVD.
James, Peter, 1924-1997.
Jenkins, Megs, 1917-1998.
Jessop, Clytie, actor.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007.
Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
Redgrave, Michael, actor.
Stephens, Martin, 1948-
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Williamson, Lambert, conductor.
Wyngarde, Peter, 1927?-2018
ISBN:
9781604659009
1604659009
Edition:
DVD special ed.
Publisher, Date:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2014.
Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: Not rated.
Other Title:
Innocents (Motion picture : 1961) DVD.
Notes:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the story "The turn of the screw" by Henry James.
Special features: Christopher Frayling introduction (by cultural historian); Commentary (features film scholar Christopher Frayling); John Bailey on Freddie Francis (new interview with cinematographer John Bailey about director of photography Freddie Francis and the look of the film); Between horror, fear, and beauty (new piece, cinematographer Freddie Francis, editor Jim Clark, and script supervisor Pamela Mann Francis discuss the making of the film); Trailer. Insert features an essay by critic Maitland McDonagh.
Additional scenes & dialogue by John Mortimer ; music composed by Georges Auric ; conducted by W. Lambert Williamson ; lyric "O Willow Waly" by Paul Dehn ; set dresser, Peter James ; editor, James Clark ; costumes designed by Motley ; director of photography, Freddie Francis ; art director, Wilfrid Shingleton.
Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave, Martin Stephens, Pamela Franklin, Clytie Jessop, Isla Cameron.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, 16x9) presentation; monaural.
For private home use only.
English dialogue.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
CC2396DDVD
Link to PAC
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