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The servant.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: D49317 | SonyPublication details: Sydney, NSW : Universal/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2021.Description: 1 DVD-video (approximately 111 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 12 cmUniform titles:
  • Servant (Motion picture : 1963)
  • Servant (Motion picture : 1963)
Contained works:
  • Maugham, Robin. Servant
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 791.4372 23
Production credits:
  • Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editing, Reginald Mills ; music, John Dankworth; screenplay by Harold Pinter ; produced by Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen ; directed by Joseph Losey.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig, James Fox.Summary: A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all.
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
DVD Melbourne Athenaeum Library DVD SER Issued 14/02/2023 071098
Total reserves: 0

"Based on the novel The servant by Robin Maugham."

Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.

Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editing, Reginald Mills ; music, John Dankworth; screenplay by Harold Pinter ; produced by Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen ; directed by Joseph Losey.

Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig, James Fox.

A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all.

Censorship classification : M - Mature themes.

DVD; PAL, Regions 2, 4, Dolby digital mono; anamorphic widescreen 1.66:1.

English, French, German. [CC] English Captions (Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired). Subtitles: English, French, German.

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