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THE TALES OF HOFFMANN


Title of the Film THE TALES OF HOFFMANN
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1951
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 123
Length (in meters) 3477
Colour colour
Genre Adventure, romance, fantasy, music
Based on/Source Stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann
Production Companies London Film Productions, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger Productions
Producer(s) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast Moira Shearer, Ludmilla Tcherina, Anne Ayars, Pamela Brown, Meinhart Maur
Literature Variety, 4 April 1951
Motion Picture Herald, 7 April 1951
New York Times, 8 April 1951
Times, 19 April 1951
Picture Post, 21 April 1951
Vincent Keene: The Man Who Designed HOFFMANN. Picturegoer, 21 April 1951
Jewish Chronicle, 27 April 1951
Spectator, 27 April 1951
Punch, 2 May 1951
Picturegoer, 19 May 1951
Films in Review, May 1951
Sight and Sound, June 1951
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1951
Picturegoer, 14 October 1951
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1984
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/460086/index.html
Special notes Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Production and costume designer: Hein Heckroth




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