Rent Bartleby on DVD


1970 Rated NR 1hr 19m

Herman Melville's metaphysical short story comes to life with John McEnrey as the titular clerk of few words whose favorite phrase is: "I'd prefer not to." Paul Scofield co-stars as Bartleby's peeved accountant-boss in this update of one of early American literature's classic short prose pieces. Filmed in 1970.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; original shooting script; production essay; original Melville story.