The Resource The nun's story, Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Henry Blanke ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Fred Zinnemann, (videorecording)

The nun's story, Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Henry Blanke ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Fred Zinnemann, (videorecording)

Label
The nun's story
Title
The nun's story
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Henry Blanke ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Fred Zinnemann
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award Nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress (Hepburn), Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Color Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Score, and Best Sound; New York Film Critics Awards for Best Actress (Hepburn) and Best Director; National Board of Review Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress (Evans).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Franz Planer ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Can be viewed subtitled in English, French or Spanish, or dubbed in French
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.N867 2006
PerformerNote
Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dame Edith Evans, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Dean Jagger, Mildred Dunnock, Beatrice Straight, Patricia Collinge, Rosalie Crutchley, Ruth White, Barbara O'Neil, Margaret Phillips, Patricia Bosworth, Colleen Dewhurst, Stephen Murray, Lionel Jeffries, Niall MacGinnis, Eva Kotthaus, Molly Urquhart, Dorothy Alison, Jeannette Sterke, Errol John, Diana Lambert, Orlando Martins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-1997
  • 1929-1993
  • 1916-1977
  • 1888-1976
  • 1907-1991
  • 1903-1991
  • 1906-1967
  • 1900-1981
  • 1901-1981
  • 1917-2009
  • 1894-1974
  • 1921-1997
  • 1914-1969
  • 1910-1980
  • 1923-1984
  • 1912-1983
  • 1913-1977
  • 1906-1977
  • 1925-
  • 1924-1988
  • 1899-1985
  • 1894-1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zinnemann, Fred
  • Hepburn, Audrey
  • Finch, Peter
  • Evans, Edith
  • Ashcroft, Peggy
  • Jagger, Dean
  • Dunnock, Mildred
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Hulme, Kathryn
  • Blanke, Henry
  • Anderson, Robert
  • Straight, Beatrice
  • Collinge, Patricia
  • Crutchley, Rosalie
  • White, Ruth
  • O'Neil, Barbara
  • Phillips, Margaret
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Murray, Stephen
  • Jeffries, Lionel
  • MacGinnis, Niall
  • Kotthaus, Eva
  • Urquhart, Molly
  • Alison, Dorothy
  • John, Errol
  • Martins, Orlando
  • Planer, Franz E.
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Runtime
152
Series statement
Films of faith collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuns
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Monjas
  • Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945
  • Congo (República Democrática)
  • Nuns
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The nun's story, Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Henry Blanke ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Fred Zinnemann, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • From the book by Kathryn C. Hulme
  • "Presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • "Dual layer format"--Container
  • Series from box
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9781419824678
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569739864
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
73986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM65185303
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The nun's story, Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Henry Blanke ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Fred Zinnemann, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • From the book by Kathryn C. Hulme
  • "Presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • "Dual layer format"--Container
  • Series from box
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9781419824678
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569739864
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
73986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM65185303
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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