Hobson's choice

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An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 461.
Subjects Businessmen -- England -- Salford -- 19th century -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Sisters -- Drama.
Courtship -- England -- Salford -- 19th century -- Drama.
Film adaptations.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [United States] :The Criterion Collection,2008
Edition Special ed., full screen.
Other Titles Hollywood greats.
Hobson's choice.
Contributors Lean, David, 1908-1991.
Spencer, Norman, 1914-
Browne, Wynyard, 1911-1964.
Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962.
Mills, John, 1908-2005.
De Banzie, Brenda, 1915-1981.
Anderson, Daphne, 1922-2013.
Tomelty, Joseph, 1910-1995.
Wattis, Richard.
Scales, Prunella.
Blomfield, Derek, 1920-1964.
Haye, Helen, 1874-1957.
Brighouse, Harold, 1882-1958. Hobson's choice.
Janus Films.
British Lion Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson, Joseph Tomelty, Richard Wattis, Prunella Scales, Derek Blomfield, Helen Haye.
Other Contributors Music composed by Malcolm Arnold ; played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; music director, Muir Mathieson ; editor, Peter Taylor.
Language English
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Based on the play by Harold Brighouse.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Special features: Commentary featuring film historians Alain Silver and James Ursini; The Hollywood greats: Charles Laughton, a 1978 BBC documentary about the actor's life and career, featuring interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
ISBN 9781604651195
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