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Animal farm [videorecording] /
Louis de Rochemont presents a Halas and Batchelor production.
edition
Special collector's ed.
imprint
Chicago, IL : Home Vision Entertainment, c2004.
description
1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0780029054
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Chicago, IL : Home Vision Entertainment, c2004.
isbn
0780029054
standard identifier
037429197424
publisher #
ANI070
restrictions
Not licensed for classroom use
credits note
Camera, S.G. Griffiths ... [et al.]; animation director, John F. Reed; music composer, Matyas Seiber; production & direction, John Halas, Joy Batchelor.
general note
Based on George Orwell's novel.
Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Special features: New digital restoration; audio commentary by film historian Brian Sibley; "Down on Animal farm" featurette presented by Tony Robinson; scenes as told through original storyboards; liner notes by author and professor Karl Cohen.
performer
Narrator: Gordon Heath ; voice: Maurice Denham.
abstract
A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napoleon, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
catalogue key
5567976
target audience
MPAA rating: Not rated; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
technical details
DVD, region 1; NTSC.
A Look Inside
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Library Journal on 2004-09-01:
Not for children, this is the 50th-anniversary edition of the animated film based on George Orwell's classic tale of the masses revolting against swine. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Library Journal, September 2004
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