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Title Mayor of Casterbridge [videorecording] / BBC Television ; producer, Jonathan Powell ; dramatised by Dennis Potter ; director, David Giles.

Publication Info. Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2003]


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Description 3 videodiscs (6 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note Originally broadcast by the BBC beginning Jan. 22, 1978.
Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.
Credits Music composer, Carl Davis ; costume designer, Christine Rawlings ; designer, Peter Kindred.
Cast Alan Bates, Anne Stallybrass, Janet Maw, Jack Galloway, Avis Bunnage, Richard Owens, Jeffrey Holland, Peter Bourke, Anna Massey.
Summary On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Form Also issued on VHS.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Mayors -- England -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Added Author Powell, Jonathan.
Potter, Dennis.
Giles, David.
Bates, Alan, 1934-2003.
Stallybrass, Anne.
Maw, Janet, 1954-
Galloway, Jack.
Bunnage, Avis, 1923-1990.
Owens, Richard.
Holland, Jeffrey, 1946-
Bourke, Peter.
Massey, Anna.
Davis, Carl, 1936-
Rawlings, Christine.
Kindred, Peter.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Mayor of Casterbridge.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Added Title Mayor of Casterbridge (Television program)
ISBN 1569386110
Standard No. 054961611096
Music No. AMP-6110 Acorn Media

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