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Title Great expectations [videorecording] / by Charles Dickens ; dramatised by James Andrew Hall ; a BBC-TV Production in association with RCTV Inc. ; producer, Barry Letts ; directed by Julian Amyes.

Publication Info. [England] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cortland Comm Lib DVD - COLY-12  DVD NR GRE    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  DVD GRE 1981    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 351 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Charles Dickens collection ; 1
BBC Video classics
Charles Dickens collection ; 1.
BBC Video classics.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD18; full screen presentation (aspect ratio 4:3); Dolby Digital mono.
Cast Stratford Johns, Gerry Sundquist, Tim Munro, Joan Hickson, Sarah-Jane Varley, Patsy Kensit.
Credits Camera, John Kenway, Bob Hubbard; editor, Oliver White; music, Paul Reade.
Note Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Event Originally released as a television movie in 1981.
Note Double-sided disc.
Summary In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.
Contents [Side 1]. Episodes 1-6 (193 min.) -- [side 2]. Episodes 7-12 (158 min.).
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film adaptations.
Poor children -- England -- London -- Drama.
Ex-convicts -- England -- London -- Drama.
Benefactors -- England -- London -- Drama.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Letts, Barry.
Hall, James Andrew.
Amyes, Julian, 1917-1992.
Johns, Stratford.
Sundquist, Gerry.
Munro, Tim.
Hickson, Joan, 1906-1998.
Varley, Sarah-Jane.
Kensit, Patsy.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Great expectations.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
BBC Video (Firm)
2 Entertain (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419880810 set
9781419880810 set
Standard No. 883929068128
Music No. 3000021468 BBC Video
E2337 BBC Video

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