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Title War & peace : the complete miniseries / British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by David Conroy ; written by Jack Pulman ; directed by John Davies.

Publication Info. Port Washington, New York : Entertainment One, [2016]


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 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD WAR & PEACE DISC 1-5    Check Shelf
Description 5 videodiscs (890 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono rda
video file DVD video rda
Television miniseries
System Details DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; mono.
Note Title from container.
Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
Originally broadcast on television in 1972-1973.
Contains all 20 episodes from the BBC television mini-series.
Full screen (1.33:1, 4x3).
Special features: Photo galleries comprising over 200 stills.
Cast Anthony Hopkins, Alan Dobie, Morag Hood, Angela Down, Sylvester Morand, Rupert Davies, Faith Brook, Joanna David, Anthony Jacobs.
Credits Film editor, Gordon Clarke ; costume designer, Charles Knode.
Summary Television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars.
Contents Disc 1: Name-day ; Sounds of war ; Skirmish at Schöngraben ; A letter and two proposals -- Disc 2: Austerlitz ; Reunions ; New beginnings ; A beautiful tale -- Disc 3: Leave of absence ; Madness ; Men of destiny ; Fortunes of war -- Disc 4: Borodino ; Escape ; Moscow! ; Two meetings -- Disc 5: Of life and death ; The retreat ; The road to life ; An epilogue.
Awards BAFTA Awards, 1972: Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins)
Language In English with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Drama.
Families -- Russia -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Russia -- Drama.
Russia -- History -- Alexander I, 1801-1825 -- Drama.
Russia -- Social life and customs -- 1533-1917 -- Drama.
Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) (OCoLC)fst01032683
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) (OCoLC)fst01156439
Russia. (OCoLC)fst01207312
Chronological Term 1533-1917
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
War television programs.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Historical television programs. (OCoLC)fst01726125
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Television adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710478
Television mini-series. (OCoLC)fst01726179
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
War television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710403
Added Author Davies, John Howard, 1939-2011, television director.
Conroy, David, television producer.
Pulman, Jack, screenwriter.
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- actor.
Dobie, Alan, actor.
Hood, Morag, actor.
Down, Angela, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Voĭna i mir. English.
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company, broadcaster.
E1 Entertainment (Firm), publisher, film distributor.
Added Title War and peace
Note Title on container: Leo Tolstoy's war & peace
Added Title Container of (work): War and Peace (Television program)
Standard No. 741952804598
Music No. EOE-DV-8045 eOne
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