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Title The man who would be king [videorecording] / Emanuel L. Wolf presents ; an Allied Artists film ; screenplay by John Huston and Gladys Hill ; produced by John Foreman ; directed by John Huston.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1997]


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Edition Widescreen format (2.35:1).
Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital.
Cast Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Doghmi Larbi, Shakira Caine.
Credits Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Russell Lloyd ; music composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre.
Note Based on the short story: The man who would be king / by Rudyard Kipling.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975.
Special features: cast & crew bios (Connery, Caine, Plummer, Jarre, Kipling, Hill, Huston); "Kipling's short story" (5 p.); "Freemasonry" (1 p.); "Almost a different movie" (1 p.); "Pronounced man and wife" (3 p.); "Together again" (1 p.); "On location" (4 p.); theatrical trailer (3 min.); "Call it magic" making-of featurette (c1975, 12 min.).
"Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth.
Contents Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format -- Interactive menus -- Production notes -- Scene access -- 8 theatrical trailers -- Documentary: Call it magic: The making of "The man who would be king."
Language In English; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Film adaptations.
Adventure and adventurers -- Afghanistan -- Nristn -- Drama.
British -- Afghanistan -- Nristn -- Drama.
Treasure troves -- Afghanistan -- Nristn -- Drama.
Aventuras -- Afganistàn -- Nristn -- Teatro.
Tesoros ocultos -- Afganistàn -- Nristn -- Teatro.
Nristn (Afghanistan) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Wolf, Emanuel L.
Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Hill, Gladys, 1916?-1981.
Foreman, John, 1925-1992.
Connery, Sean.
Caine, Michael.
Plummer, Christopher.
Jaffrey, Saeed, 1929-2015
Caine, Shakira, 1947-
Larbi, Doghmi, 1930-1992.
Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014.
Lloyd, Russell, 1916-2008.
Jarre, Maurice.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Man who would be king.
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note At head of title: Rudyard Kiplings's
Added Title Call it magic.
Man who would be king (Motion picture)
ISBN 079073303X
Standard No. 012569085824
Music No. 858 Warner Home Video

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