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Title Classic literary films collection [dvd] / A&E Television Networks
Publisher [United States] : A&E Television Networks ; dist. in the U.S. by New Video, c2009
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Louisville Adult DVD Fiction  DVD/TV    AVAILABLE
Descript 8 videodiscs (ca. 16 hrs., 55 mins.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Tech Details DVD, Dolby Digital, stereo
Contents Emma / a United Film and Television production for Meridian Broadcasting ; in association with Chestermead Ltd. and A & E Network ; producer, Sue Birtwistle ; director, Diarmuid Lawrence ; screenplay by Andrew Davies
Jane Eyre / produced by London Weekend Television in association with A & E Television Networks ; producer, Greg Brenman ; director, Robert Young ; screenplay by Kay Mellor ; based on the novel by Charlotte Brönte
Victoria & Albert / Arts & Entertainment Network, in association with Splendid Television and the BBC ; an Own2Feet production ; producer, David Cunliffe ; writer, John Goldsmith ; director, John Erman
Tom Jones / BBC TV and BBC Worldwide Americas Inc. and A & E Television Networks co-production ; producer, Suzan Harrison ; screenplay writer, Simon Burke ; director, Metin Hüseyin
Ivanhoe / a co-production of BBC TV and BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. in association with A & E Network ; produced by Jeremy Gwilt ; directed by Stuart Orme ; screenplay by Deborah Cook
Summary Emma: The story of a rich, clever, and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match
Jane Eyre: After a wretched childhood as an orphan, Jane Eyre arrives at Thornfield Hall as governess to the young ward of its brooding owner, Mr. Rochester. She soon falls in love with him, and wins his heart, but they must overcome the secrets of his past before they can find happiness together
Victoria & Albert: The romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passonate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children
Tom Jones: Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
Ivanhoe: Adventure set in 12th century England, with the knight Ivanhoe, his lady Rowena, Richard the Lionhearted, and Robin Hood
Performer(S) Emma: Kate Beckinsale, Mark Strong, Prunella Scales, Bernard Hepton, Raymond Coulthard, Samantha Morton
Jane Eyre: Samantha Morton, Ciarán Hands
Victoria & Albert: Victoria Hamilton, Jonathan Firth, Nigel Hawthorne, Jonathan Pryce, Sir Peter Ustinov
Tom Jones: Max Beesley, John Sessions, Benjamin Whitrow, Brian Blessed, Frances de la Tour, Samantha Morton
Ivanhoe: Steven Waddington, Ciarán Hands
Note Bonus features: Cast biographies and filmographies, author biographies and bibliographies
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated
Subject Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Film and video adaptations
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Film and video adaptations
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Drama
Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 -- Drama
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Film and video adaptations
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Young women -- Drama
Female friendship -- Drama
Fathers and daughters -- Drama
Governesses -- Drama
Orphans -- Drama
Family secrets -- Drama
Mentally ill women -- Drama
Knights and knighthood -- England -- Drama
Coming of age -- Drama
Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Drama
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama
Yorkshire (England) -- Drama
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Drama
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
Great Britain -- History -- Richard I, 1189-1199 -- Drama
Genre Television adaptations
Alt Author Harrison, Susan
Burke, Simon, 1961-
Hüseyin, Metin
Beesley, Max, 1971-
Sessions, John, 1953-
Whitrow, Benjamin
Morton, Samantha
Blessed, Brian
De la Tour, Frances, 1944-
Birtwistle, Sue
Lawrence, Diarmuid
Davies, Andrew, 1936-
Beckinsale, Kate
Strong, Mark, 1963-
Scales, Prunella
Hepton, Bernard
Coulthard, Raymond
Brenman, Greg
Young, Robert, 1933-
Mellor, Kay
Hinds, Ciaran
Harvey, Richard, 1953-
Cunliffe, David
Goldsmith, John
Erman, John, 1935-
Hamilton, Victoria
Firth, Jonathan
Rigg, Diana
Suchet, David
Hawthorne, Nigel
Ustinov, Peter
Pryce, Jonathan
Redman, Joyce, 1918-
Orme, Stuart
Waddington, Steven
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Jane Eyre
Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. History of Tom Jones
United Film & Television Productions
Meridian Broadcasting
Chestermead Ltd
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
London Weekend Television, ltd
Arts and Entertainment Network
New Video Group
ISBN 1422950743 (set)
ISBN/ISSN 733961172430 (set)
3396117243 (set)
Music # AAAE172430 A&E Television Networks

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