Title The informer / British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed by Arthur Robison ; dialogue by Benn Levy.
Publication [New York, New York] : Kino Classics, [2019]
Distribution [New York] : Kino Lorber, [2019]
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
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Call # DVD MOVIE INFORMER
System Req DVD NTSC, region 1 ; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and 2.0 stereo.
Note Silent with English intertitles and added musical track.
Based on the novel by Liam O'Flaherty.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1929.
"A restoration by the BFI National Archive supported by Matt Spick"--Opening frames.
"The silent version of 'The informer' has been restored from the original negative, a nitrate release print and two preservation masters. The colour tint has been reproduced from the nitrate print"--Opening frames.
Bonus features: The sound version of The informer (1929, 84 min.) ; restoration demonstration (2016, 5 min.).
Cast Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson, Warwick Ward, Carl Harbord, Dennis Wyndham, Craighall Sherry, Daisy Campbell, Janice Adair.
Credits Director of photography, Werner Brandes, T. Sparkuhl ; production editor, Emile de Ruelle ; new score by Garth Knox.
Summary Based on Liam O'Flaherty's popular Irish novel, this gripping thriller is set among a group of revolutionaries in the newly independent Ireland of 1922. When one of their number kills the chief of police, he goes on the run. But when he returns to Dublin he is cruelly betrayed by his onetime friend Gypo, who then has to battle his old friends as well as his own mounting guilt.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984 -- Film adaptations.
Irish Republican Army -- Drama.
Revolutionaries -- Ireland -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Dublin (Ireland) -- Drama.
O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984. (OCoLC)fst01442422
Irish Republican Army. (OCoLC)fst00544685
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Revolutionaries. (OCoLC)fst01096578
Ireland. (OCoLC)fst01205427
Ireland -- Dublin. (OCoLC)fst01205505
Genre Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Silent films. (OCoLC)fst01710368
Thrillers (Motion pictures) (OCoLC)fst01726193
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Silent films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Addl. Author Robison, Arthur, 1888-1935, film director.
Levy, Benn W. (Benn Wolfe), 1900-1973, screenwriter.
Putti, Lya de, 1896?-1931, actor.
Hanson, Lars, 1887-1965, actor.
Ward, Warwick, actor.
Harbord, Carl, 1908-1958, actor.
Wyndham, Dennis, 1887-1973, actor.
Sherry, Craighall, 1869-1943, actor.
Campbell, Daisy, active approximately 1880-1929, actor.
Adair, Janice, 1905-1996, actor.
Knox, Garth, composer (expression)
Brandes, Werner, director of photography.
Sparkuhl, Theodor, 1894-1946, director of photography.
De Ruelle, Emile, editor of moving image work.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984. Informer.
British International Pictures, presenter, production company.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
Kino Classics (Firm)
Addl. Title Container of (work) : Informer (Motion picture : 1929)
Standard # 738329236625

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