The crucible [videorecording (DVD)]
Hytner, Nicholas

The crucible [videorecording (DVD)]

Hytner, Nicholas


Publication Information
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2004.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note (Repeatable)
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996. Based on the play by Arthur Miller. Bonus features: Commentary by Nicholas Hytner and Arthur Miller; making-of featurette; a conversation with Daniel Day-Lewis and Arthur Miller; theatrical trailer.

Main titles -- Secret meeting -- Sickness -- John Proctor -- Accusations -- Judges -- Hysteria -- Arrests -- Taking names -- Mary's deposition -- Goody Proctor's testimony -- To tell the truth -- Hangings -- Confessions -- John's decision -- End titles.

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax.

Personal Subject
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005-Film adaptations.

Subject Term
Witch hunting -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Drama.
Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Drama.
Feature films.

Geographic Term
Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Drama.

Added Author
Hytner, Nicholas
Picker, David V.
Miller, Robert A.
Day-Lewis, Daniel.
Ryder, Winona, 1971-
Scofield, Paul, 1922-2008
Allen, Joan, 1956-
Fenton, George
Anwar, Tariq.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005. Crucible.

Added Corporate Author
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.

Electronic Access
View cover art

Feature films -- United States. local

System Details Note
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby surround sound.

Target Audience Note
MPAA rating: PG-13.

Video disc

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryAvailability
DVDDRAMA CRUC DVD32530608961106Main JCPLFiction Movie Collection