Lilies of the field

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[New York, New York] : Kino Lorber Incorporated, [2015].
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1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Not rated by MPAA.


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[New York, New York] : Kino Lorber Incorporated, [2015].


General Note
First released at the Berlin International Film Festival in June 1963. First released in the U.S.A. on October 1, 1963.
General Note
Based on the novel by William E. Barrett.
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"Distributed by Kino Lorber Corp. under license from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc."--Container.
General Note
Anamorphic wide screen (1.66:1).
General Note
Bonus material: Lilies of the Field theatrical trailer ; They Call Me Mister Tibbs trailer ; The Organization trailer ; Duel at Diablo trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Jerry Goldsmith ; vocal arrangements, Jester Hairston ; director of photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, John W. McCafferty.
Sidney Poitier (Homer Smith), Lilia Skala (Mother Maria), Stanley Adams (Juan); Lisa Mann (Sister Gertrude), Isa Crino (Sister Agnes), Francesca Jarvis (Sister Albertine), Pamela Branch (Sister Elizabeth), Dan Frazer (Father Murphy).
Free spirited ex-G.I. and unemployed construction worker Homer Smith stops at a remote farm in the Arizona desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of German refugee Catholic nuns, headed by the strict Mother Maria, who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much-needed church in the desert.
Target Audience
Not rated by MPAA.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital; NTSC; region 1.
English language with some German and Spanish, and optional English subtitles.
Academy Award, Best Actor, 1963.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Nelson, R., Poe, J., Poitier, S., Skala, L., Adams, S., & Barrett, W. E. 1. (2015). Lilies of the field . Kino Lorber Incorporated.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ralph Nelson et al.. 2015. Lilies of the Field. [New York, New York]: Kino Lorber Incorporated.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ralph Nelson et al.. Lilies of the Field [New York, New York]: Kino Lorber Incorporated, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Nelson, Ralph, et al. Lilies of the Field Kino Lorber Incorporated, 2015.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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