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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness

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Title The Inn of the Sixth Happiness [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Moore Park, NSW : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006].
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (approx. 151 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Based on the book 'The small woman' by Alan Burgess.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Creation Note Directed by Mark Robson ; Screenplay by Isobel Lennart ; Cinematography, Freddie Young ; Edited by Ernest Walter.
Performer note Ingrid Bergman, Curt Jurgens, Robert Donat.
Summary Note All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. There she eventually lives a full and happy life: running the inn, acting as "foot inspector", advising the local Mandarin and even winning the heart of mixed race Captain Lin Nan. But Gladys discovers her real destiny when the country is invaded by Japan and the Chinese children need her to save their lives. Based on a true story.
Target audience note Rated: G - General.
Language note In English, French, Italian, German, Spanish. Subtitles: Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish. English and German for the hearing impaired.
Subject - Name Aylward, Gladys -- Drama
Aylward, Gladys
Subject Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Drama
Feature films
Biographical fiction
China -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama
Added Author Robson, Mark, director
Burgess, Alan Small woman.
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982 actor.
Jürgens, Curt, 1915-1982 actor.
Donat, Robert, 1905-1958 actor.
Added title The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (Motion picture : 1958)
Shelf Location DVD F INNO
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