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Title Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty / [music by Arthur Sullivan ; words by W.S. Gilbert] ; directed by Rodney Greenberg ; producer, Judith De Paul ; a George Walker presentation ; a Parsons and Whittemore production ; made by Brent Walker Film Productions ; Goldcrest Films International.

Publication Info. Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Adult Department  DVD TV GILBERT    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD P    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital Stereo sound.
Performer Presenter, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Peter Allen (The Pirate King) ; Keith Michell (The Major-General) ; Alexander Oliver (Frederic) ; Janis Kelly (Mabel) ; Gillian Knight (Ruth) ; Jenny Wren (Kate) ; Kate Flowers (Edith) ; Paul Hudson (Sergeant of Police) ; Brian Donlan (Samuel) ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Faris, conductor.
Credits Production designer, Allan Cameron ; lighting designer, Paul Beeson ; choreographer, Terry Gilbert ; videotape editor, Barry Stevens.
Note "From the popular series seen on PBS and the BBC"--Container.
Originally produced by Parsons & Whittemore Lyddon Limited in 1982.
Summary Pirate apprentice Frederic becomes a pirate because of his sense of duty and he plans to go to the police and have his teachers arrested.
Note Libretto in English (24 p.) in container.
Features: an introduction to the opera by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., "Making of featurette", Gilbert & Sullivan profile, song index.
Contents DVD special features include: Introduction to the Opera / by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. -- "Making of" featurette -- Gilbert & Sullivan profile -- Song index.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Opera television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Television programs.
Added Author Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Librettist.
Greenberg, Rodney. Director.
De Paul, Judith. Producer.
Walker, George. Producer.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000. Host.
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. voc
Michell, Keith. voc
Oliver, Alexander (Tenor) voc
Kelly, Janis, 1954- voc
Knight, Gillian. voc
Wren, Jenny (Singer) voc
Flowers, Kate. voc
Hudson, Paul, 1945-
Donlan, Brian. voc
Faris, Alexander. Conductor.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Pirates of Penzance.
Ambrosian Opera Chorus. Performer.
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Parsons & Whittemore Lyddon Limited.
Brent Walker Film Productions.
Goldcrest Films International.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Added Title Pirates of Penzance
Slave of duty
ISBN 1569385335
Standard No. 054961533596
Music No. AMP-5335 Acorn Media
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