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Title The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Published [London] : Acorn Media UK : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372Fry/Pom 2010  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  791.4372Fry/Pom 2010  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary Based on Muriel Spark's best-selling novel, the film earned a 1969 Best Actress Oscar for its star Maggie Smith. An inspiration to the young girls she teaches, and a challenge to the 1932 Edinburgh school which retains her services, the headstrong Jean Brodie (Smith) encourages fiercely independent thinking in her 12 year-old charges, who she influences with her over-romanticised world view. As she engages in ongoing battles with the school's rigid heads and bewilders two men in love with her, Miss Brodie also faces the biggest trial of her life when her career and livelihood become threatened
Notes Title from disc label
Based on the play by Jay Presson Allen ; adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968
Special features include: original theatrical trailers; cast & crew filmographies; Muriel Spark biography and bibliography
Credits Directed by Ronald Neame. ; music by Rod McKuen ; produced by Robert Fryer
Cast Maggie Smith
Notes DVD ; PAL ; Region 2
Maggie Smith: Academy Award Winner, Best Actress 1969
Subject Teacher-student relationships -- Scotland -- Drama.
Women teachers -- Scotland -- Drama.
Girls -- Scotland -- Drama.
Scotland -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Neame, Ronald.
Smith, Maggie, 1934-
Spark, Muriel. Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Allen, Jay Presson, 1922-2006. Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Acorn Media (Firm)
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.