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Title Lolita [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; in association with Seven Arts Productions ; James B. Harris & Stanley Kubrick's ; screenplay by Vladimir Nabokov based on his novel ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick

Publ Info Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2007
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video
Edition Widescreen
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT PN1997 .L644 2007    AVAILABLE
 Salve Newport Collection  PN1997.L644 2007 DVD    LIB USE ONLY
Common Titl Lolita (Motion picture : 1962)
Descript 1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in
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Note Based on the novel "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov
Originally produced as an English motion picture in 1961; released in 1962
Some footage filmed in Newport, R.I
Contents Polished credits -- Sore loser at ping-pong -- Portrait of death -- Charlotte Haze -- Decisive factor: Lolita -- At the drive-in -- Bedtime for Lolita -- Getting relaxed -- Summer dance -- Daughter with a lovely name -- Something cozier -- Charming evening's end -- Poetry for breakfast -- Glorious surprise -- "Don't forget me." -- Charlotte's confession -- Happy couple -- Lolita calling -- Death wish -- Open book -- Accident -- Bathtub grief -- Retrieving Lolita -- Good deal together -- Two normal guys -- Comes the cot -- Game idea -- Breaking sad news -- Cross my heart -- Father/daughter spat -- Dr. Zemf's visit -- Revelations at the play -- Family row -- On the road again -- Mystery car -- Hospital -- Midnight caller -- In care of her uncle -- Three years later -- Plans to relocate -- "Come away with me now." -- Epilogue
Note Special features: Awards [text feature]; Theatrical trailer (1 min.)
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Anthony Harvey ; music composed and conducted by Nelson Riddle ; "Lolita" theme by Bob Harris ; art director, Bill Andrews
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital mono; widescreen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese; closed captioned
James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell, Jerry Stovin, Diana Decker, Lois Maxwell, Cec Linder, Bill Greene, Shirley Douglas, Marianne Stone, Marion Mathie, James Dyrenforth, Maxine Holden, John Harrison, Colin Maitland, Terence Kilburn, C. Denier Warren, Roland Brand, Peter Sellers
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video Rating: Rated 14A
Stanley Kubrick's sixth film is a brilliant, sly adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's celebrated yet infamous 1955 novel. It chronicles a middle-aged literature professor's unusual and doomed sexual passion/obsession for a seductively precocious pubescent "nymphet" named Lolita. Thanks to the film industry's production code, the film is mostly suggestive, with numerous double entendres and metaphoric sexual situations, while the story has been transformed into a black comedy and murder mystery. The film lacks the element that enabled most readers to understand the novel--Humbert Humbert's exquisite inner voice. As a consequence the film is big, luxurious, and full of a barren, cold humor, yet a visual tour-de-force in elegant black-and-white
LC subject Middle-aged men -- Drama
Teenage girls -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
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Dark comedy films. lcgft
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired. lcgft
Add Author Kubrick, Stanley, director
Harris, James B., 1928- producer
Mason, James, 1909-1984, actor
Winters, Shelley, actor
Lyon, Sue, 1946- actor
Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980, actor
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Lolita
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Seven Arts Productions
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Alt Title Title on disc label and container: Stanley Kubrick's Lolita
ISBN 141986372X
9781419863721
ISBN/ISSN 012569648661
954697
Music # 64866