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Körkarlen / [videorecording] = Phantom carriage

Contributor(s): Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Swedish Original language: Swedish Subtitle language: English Series: Criterion collection ; 579.Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]Copyright date: ©2011Copyright date: ©1921Edition: Blu-ray special editionDescription: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, tinted color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages ; illustrated ; 16 cm)ISBN:
  • 9781604654745
  • 1604654740
Other title:
  • English title on container and disc label: Phantom carriage
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Production credits:
  • Cinematographer, J. Julius (Julius Jaenzon).
Cast: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm, Concordia Selander, Lisa Lundholm, Tor Weijden.Summary: The last person to die on New Year's Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death's chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives the Phantom Carriage. The story concerns an alcoholic, abusive ne'er-do-well who is shown the error of his ways and the pure-of-heart Salvation Army sister who believes in his redemption.
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Video Recording Carleton University, AVRC SP456 - Collections Room BLU-00545 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 16050315647
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Based on the novel Körkarlen by Selma Lagerlöf.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1921.

Includes option of 2 musical scores by Matti Bye and KTL.

Special features: audio commentary by film historian Casper Tybjerg; interview with Ingmar Bergman excerpted from the 1981 documentary Victor Sjöström: a portrait, by Gösta Werner; The Bergman connection, an original visual essay by film historian and Bergman scholar Peter Cowie on the film's influence on Bergman; footage of the construction of Råsunda Studios where The phantom carriage was the inaugural production; 2 musical scores; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Mayersberg.

Blu-ray; region A; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; DTS-HD master audio stereo.

Silent intertitles in Swedish with optional English subtitles; with two musical score choices.

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