Fahrenheit 451 [videorecording] / an Enterprise Vineyard Film production ; producer, Lewis M. Allen ; director, Francois Truffaut ; screenplay by Francois Truffaut and Jean-Louis Richard.

Video/Projected medium
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, c2003.
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Library of Congress genre(s)
Summary note
Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
  • Title from disc label.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
  • Based on the novel by Ray Bradbury.
  • Special features: the novel, a discussion with author Ray Bradbury; the making of Fahrenheit 451; feature commentary with Julie Christie; the music of Fahrenheit 451; the original title sequence of feature; photo poster gallery; theatrical trailer.
Creation/​Production credits
Director of photography, Nicholas Roeg ; film editor, Thom Noble ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 2.0 mono., widescreen version.
Julie Christie, Oskar Werner, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring, Jeremy Spenser, Alex Scott.
Language note
Optional subtitles: Spanish, French. Captioned in English.
Other title(s)
  • Fahrenheit four fifty one
  • Fahrenheit four five one
  • Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one
  • 0783255357
  • 9780783255354
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Universal Product Code
  • 025192124020
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