[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2010, c1941.
3 videodiscs (347 min.) : sd., col. , b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Major Barbara / screenplay, Bernard Shaw : 1941 (121 min.)
Caesar and Cleopatra / screenplay, Bernard Shaw : 1945 (128 min.)
Androcles and the lion / screen adaptation, Chester Erskine : 1952 ( 98 min.).
The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays.