Odd man out

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[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015].


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Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (10 unnumbered pages)
9781604659771, 1604659777


General Note
Based on the novel by F.L. Green.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
General Note
Special features: Template for the troubles: John Hill on Odd man out (new interview with British cinema scholar John Hill about the film and its depiction of Northern Ireland); Postwar poetry: Carol Reed and Odd man out (a new short documentary about the film, archival material and interviews with filmmakers, director Carol Reed's collaborators, and critics); Home, James (1972 documentary featuring actor James Mason revisiting his hometown of Huddersfield, England); Collaborative composition: scoring Odd man out (interview with music scholar Jeff Smith about composer William Alwyn and his unusual score); Suspense, episode 460 (radio adaptation of the film, originally broadcast on February 11, 1952, starring Mason and Dan O'Herlihy, produced and directed by Elliott Lewis). Insert includes an essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robert Krasker ; production decor, Roger Furse ; art director, Ralph Brinton ; editor, Fergus McDonell ; music composed by William Alwyn ; conducted by Muir Mathieson ; played by the London Symphony Orchestra.
James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick, William Hartnell, Fay Compton, Denis O'Dea, W.G. Fay, Maureen Delaney, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Robert Beatty, Dan O'Herlihy, Kitty Kirwan, Beryl Measor, Roy Irving, Joseph Tomelty, Arthur Hambling, Ann Clery, Maura Milligan, Maureen Cusack, Eddie Byrne, Kathleen Ryan.
Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows.
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DVD; NTSC; region 1; mono.; 1.37:1 aspect ratio.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Reed, C., Rank, J. A., Del Giudice, F. 1., Green, F. L. 1., Sherriff, R. C. 1., Mason, J., Newton, R., Cusack, C., McCormick, F. J., Hartnell, W., Compton, F., O'Dea, D., Fay, W. G. 1., Delaney, M., Brook-Jones, E., Beatty, R., O'Herlihy, D., Kirwan, K., Measor, B., Irving, R., Tomelty, J., Hambling, A., Clery, A., Milligan, M., Cusack, M., Byrne, E., Ryan, K., Krasker, R., Furse, R., Brinton, R., McDonell, F., Alwyn, W., Mathieson, M., Green, F. L. 1., & Smith, I. S. (2015). Odd man out (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carol Reed et al.. 2015. Odd Man Out. [Irvington, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carol Reed et al.. Odd Man Out [Irvington, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Reed, Carol, et al. Odd Man Out Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2015.

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