- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 31 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 29, 2011
- Originally Released: 1939
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: New Video Interviews with Topsy-Turvy Director Mike Leigh and Mikado Scholar's Josephine Lee and Ralph MacPhail Jr.
- Short Silent Film Promoting the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company's 1926 Stage Performance of The Mikado
- Deleted Scene with Ko-Ko's "I've Got a Little List" Song
- Excerpts from 1939 Radio Broadcasts of the Stage Productions The Swing Mikado and The Hot Mikado
- Plus: a Booklet featuring Essay by Critic Geoffrey O'Brien
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 06/01/2011
"[G]loriously stagey....The pastel-hued Technicolor design is edible..."
A fully restored version starring Martyn Green and featuring the London Symphony Orchestra. Academy Award Nominations: Best Color Cinematography. No longer available through Home Vision Cinema.
1939 performance by The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado."
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- Shot in three-strip Technicolor.
- The print used for the Home Vision Cinema VHS version is from the Janus collection.