Spy who came in from the cold (Motion picture : 1965)
Special ed. ; widescreen.
In English. Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( pages ; 19 cm.)
Other Standard Identifiers
Criterion collection ; 452.
After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965. Based on the novel: The spy who came in from the cold / by John Le Carré. Booklet includes an essay, "True Ritt", by film critic Michael Sragow. "Special edition double-disc set"--Container back. "Enhanced for 16:9 widescreen tvs"--Container back. Special features (disc 1): theatrical trailer (2 min.). Special features (disc 2): interview with John Le Carre (39 min.); "The secret centre: John Le Carré" documentary (60 min); audio conversation from 1985 between Martin Ritt and film historian Patrick McGilligan (49 min.); selected-scene commentary with Oswald Morris (40 min.); 1967 interview with Richard Burton from the BBC series "Acting in the 60s" with film critic Kenneth Tynan (34 min.); gallery of set designs.
Formatted Contents Note
disc 1. The film disc 2. The supplements.
Digital File Characteristics
video file DVD video region 1
System Details Note
DVD; region 1 ; NTSC ; widescreen; restored high-definition digital, Dolby digital stereo.
The law in movies DVD collection.
[Irvington, New York] : Criterion Collection, 2008.
Cinematographer, Oswald Morris ; editor, Anthony Harvey ; music composed and conducted by Sol Kaplan ; camera operator, Brian West ; art editor, Edward Marshall ; director of photography, Oswald Morris.
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker, George Voskovec, Rupert Davies, Cyril Cusack, Peter Van Eyck.