It was the War to end all wars - well not quite. For with the ricochet of one bullet, the entire course of human history was changed forever... Now, for the first time, Academy Award - winner Richard Attenborough's * directorial debut is available on DVD.

Based on the stage musical of the same name, Oh! What A Lovely War features a stellar cast that includes Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Mills, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Dirk Bogarde and Susannah York. By fusing the surreal with the factual, and juxtaposing savagely funny satire with quiet sorrow, Attenborough has created the oddest and most outstanding film ever made about the "game" that became World War One., It was the War to end all wars - well not quite. For with the ricochet of one bullet, the entire course of human history was changed forever... Now, for the first time, Academy Award - winner Richard Attenborough's * directorial debut is available on DVD.

Based on the stage musical of the same name, Oh! What A Lovely War features a stellar cast that includes Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Mills, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Dirk Bogarde and Susannah York. By fusing the surreal with the factual, and juxtaposing savagely funny satire with quiet sorrow, Attenborough has created the oddest and most outstanding film ever made about the "game" that became World War One.

Special Features:

  • Documentaries: Featuring interviews with Richard Attenborough, Corin Skinner, An
  • Feature Commentary: by director Richard Attenborough - his first ever for DVD.
  • Keep the House Fires Burning.
  • The Smith Family Album.
  • Welcome To World War One.
Certificate:
12
Actor:
Various Artists
Director:
Richard Attenborough
Region:
2
Aspect Ratio:
Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
English
Subtitle Languages:
English for the Hard of Hearing, English, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
studio:
Paramount Home Entertainment
Theatrical Release Year:
1969

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It was the War to end all wars - well not quite. For with the ricochet of one bullet, the entire course of human history was changed forever... Now, for the first time, Academy Award - winner Richard Attenborough's * directorial debut is available on DVD.

Based on the stage musical of the same name, Oh! What A Lovely War features a stellar cast that includes Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Mills, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Dirk Bogarde and Susannah York. By fusing the surreal with the factual, and juxtaposing savagely funny satire with quiet sorrow, Attenborough has created the oddest and most outstanding film ever made about the "game" that became World War One., It was the War to end all wars - well not quite. For with the ricochet of one bullet, the entire course of human history was changed forever... Now, for the first time, Academy Award - winner Richard Attenborough's * directorial debut is available on DVD.

Based on the stage musical of the same name, Oh! What A Lovely War features a stellar cast that includes Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Mills, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Dirk Bogarde and Susannah York. By fusing the surreal with the factual, and juxtaposing savagely funny satire with quiet sorrow, Attenborough has created the oddest and most outstanding film ever made about the "game" that became World War One.

Special Features:

  • Documentaries: Featuring interviews with Richard Attenborough, Corin Skinner, An
  • Feature Commentary: by director Richard Attenborough - his first ever for DVD.
  • Keep the House Fires Burning.
  • The Smith Family Album.
  • Welcome To World War One.
Certificate:
12
Actor:
Various Artists
Director:
Richard Attenborough
Region:
2
Aspect Ratio:
Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
English
Subtitle Languages:
English for the Hard of Hearing, English, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
studio:
Paramount Home Entertainment
Theatrical Release Year:
1969

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Oh What a Lovely War

Good quality product. A classic satire of the management of WWI by Richard Attenborough from the stage show. Pre-Monty Python but with some surreal sections. Thoughtful and making a point.