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Title The jewel in the crown [videorecording] / produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; written by Ken Taylor ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien.

Publication Info. [New York, NY] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2008]


Volume Number of Copies Request
DISC 1-4 2 Request this Volume
Edition Twenty-fifth Anniversary edition.
Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 750 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Note Title from container.
Cast Tim Pigott-Smith, Susan Wooldridge, Art Malik, Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance, Geraldine James.
Credits Camera operator, Jon Woods ; editor, Edward Mansell ; music composer, George Fenton.
Note Adapted by Ken Taylor from Paul Scott's novel The Raj quartet.
Originally broadcast on Granada Television in 1984.
Contains all 13 episodes of the mini-series.
Summary Beset by the political tension of an unsettled ear, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future.
Contents Disc 1: Crossing the river ; The Bibighar gardens ; Questions of loyalty -- Disc 2: Incidents at a wedding ; The regimental silver ; Ordeal by fire ; Daughters of the regiment -- Disc 3: The day of the scorpion ; The towers of silence ; An evening at the Maharanee's ; Travelling companions -- Disc 4: The moghul room ; Pandora's box ; A division of spoils.
Subject English -- India -- Drama.
Prisoners -- Abuse of -- India -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- India -- Drama.
Independence Day (India) -- Drama.
Culture conflict -- India -- Drama.
Decolonization -- India -- Drama.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical television programs.
Foreign television programs.
Television mini-series.
Added Author Morahan, Christopher.
Taylor, Ken, 1922-
O'Brien, Jim, 1947-2012.
Pigott-Smith, Tim.
Wooldridge, Susan, 1940-
Malik, Art.
Ashcroft, Peggy, 1907-1991.
Dance, Charles.
James, Geraldine, 1950-
Scott, Paul, 1920-1978. Raj quartet.
Granada Television.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
ISBN 1422921220 set
9781422921227 set
1422921204 Discs 1 & 2
9781422921203 Discs 1 & 2
1422921212 Discs 3 & 4
9781422921210 Discs 3 & 4
Standard No. 733961134575 set
733961134551 Discs 1 & 2
733961134568 Discs 3 & 4
Music No. AAAE134570 A&E Television Networks (set)
AAAE134550 A&E Television Networks (Discs 1 & 2 and Discs 3 & 4)

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