The Resource Open city, Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn in association with Rodney Geiger present ; scenario & dialogue by S. Midi & F. Fellini ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; produced by Excelsa ; a Minerva Film, (videorecording)

Open city, Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn in association with Rodney Geiger present ; scenario & dialogue by S. Midi & F. Fellini ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; produced by Excelsa ; a Minerva Film, (videorecording)

Label
Open city
Title
Open city
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn in association with Rodney Geiger present ; scenario & dialogue by S. Midi & F. Fellini ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; produced by Excelsa ; a Minerva Film
Title variation
Rome, open city
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II
Member of
Cataloging source
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Ubaldo Arata ; music, Renzo Rosselini
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Dialogue in Italian with English subtitles; title and credits in English
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
R66 1997
PerformerNote
Anna Magnani, Marcello Pagliero, Aldo Fabrizi
Runtime
105
Series statement
Blackhawk Films collection
Technique
live action
Label
Open city, Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn in association with Rodney Geiger present ; scenario & dialogue by S. Midi & F. Fellini ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; produced by Excelsa ; a Minerva Film, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1945
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Main title: Nazi man hunt --Bread riots --A common enemy --Sedation as seduction --Heroes and traitors --Adopted families --The soft voice of betrayal --Wrong way wedding day --Last rites misread --Pina is shot --Slaughtering lambs --A rendezvous with deceit --The capture --Entering the halls of torture --Vows of silence --Master race to death --Until the end --A holy sacrifice
Control code
ocm43485316
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381410228
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ID4102DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43485316
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; 1.33:1 aspect screen ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Open city, Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn in association with Rodney Geiger present ; scenario & dialogue by S. Midi & F. Fellini ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; produced by Excelsa ; a Minerva Film, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1945
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Main title: Nazi man hunt --Bread riots --A common enemy --Sedation as seduction --Heroes and traitors --Adopted families --The soft voice of betrayal --Wrong way wedding day --Last rites misread --Pina is shot --Slaughtering lambs --A rendezvous with deceit --The capture --Entering the halls of torture --Vows of silence --Master race to death --Until the end --A holy sacrifice
Control code
ocm43485316
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381410228
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ID4102DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43485316
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; 1.33:1 aspect screen ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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