The Resource Chimes at midnight

Chimes at midnight

Label
Chimes at midnight
Title
Chimes at midnight
Contributor
Actor
Distributor
Film director
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's extraordinary film career, Chimes at Midnight was the culmination of the filmmaker's lifelong obsession with Shakespeare's ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff. Usually a comic supporting figure, Falstaff--the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV's wayward son Prince Hal--here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, lumbering grace. Integrating elements from both Henry IV plays as well as Richard II, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, Welles created a gritty and unorthodox Shakespeare film, one that he intended, he said, as "a lament . . . for the death of Merrie England." Poetic, philosophical, and visceral--with a kinetic centerpiece battle sequence that rivals anything else in the director's body of work--Chimes at Midnight is as monumental as the figure at its heart
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Janus Films (The Criterion Collection) in 1966
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  • 1915-1985
  • 1928-2017
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Moreau, Jeanne
  • Kanopy
  • Janus Films (The Criterion Collection) (Firm)
Runtime
117
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  • Great Britain
  • Fathers and sons
Technique
live action
Label
Chimes at midnight
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (118 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1239121
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1021275954
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1239121
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Chimes at midnight
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (118 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1239121
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1021275954
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1239121
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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