Three Films by W. Somerset Maugham

Three Films by W. Somerset Maugham

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One of Britain’s finest novelists, W. Somerset Maugham, presents a trilogy of films adapted from his own short stories.

Featuring a superior cast that includes Dirk Bogarde, Honor Blackman, Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns and Nigel Patrick, the quality of writing in these charming compilations is derived not only from Maugham’s original material but also from the work of gifted scriptwriters such Academy Award winner T.E.B. Clarke and Academy Award nominee Eric Ambler.

Quartet

Features four stories – The Facts Of Life, The Alien Corn, The Kite and The Colonel’s Lady.
Starring JAMES ROBERTSON JUSTICE, DIRK BOGARDE, HONOR BLACKMAN and GEORGE COLE
Directed by RALPH SMART, HAROLD FRENCH, ARTHUR CRABTREE and KEN ANNAKIN

Trio

Features three stories – The Verger, Mr. Knowall and Sanatorium
Starring JAMES HAYTER, MICHAEL HORDERN, BILL TRAVERS and JEAN SIMMONS
Directed by KEN ANNAKIN and HAROLD FRENCH

Encore

Features three stories – The Ant and the Grasshopper, Winter Cruise and Gigolo & Gigolette
Starring NIGEL PATRICK, ROLAND CULVER, GLYNIS JOHNS and TERENCE MORGAN
Directed by PAT JACKSON, ANTHONY PELISSIER and HAROLD FRENCH

SPECIAL FEATURES

[] Alternative End Section for Quartet
[] Theatrical Trailer for Trio
[] Script PDF for Encore
[] Image Galleries


Three Films by W. Somerset Maugham
Reference
7952764
Barcode
5027626276447
Classification
PG
Number of Discs
3
Picture
1.33:1 / Black and White
Sound
Mono / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
289 mins approx + extras