CounterpointDVD - 2012
Set in 1944, a renowned symphony orchestra is touring the concert halls of Europe. In the middle of a performance, Hitler's soldiers attack the city, capturing the musicians and their director, Lionel Evans (Heston). The group is imprisoned in a castle and escape immediate execution because the commanding officer, General Schiller (Schell), has a passion for music. He orders them to prepare a concert for his Nazi comrades, but Evans dreads what will happen when the recital is over. The incomparable Los Angeles Philharmonic performs works by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner and Schubert in this compelling story.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2012
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in