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Title Platonov / by Anton Chekhov ; adapted for television by John Elliot ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Christopher Morahan.

Publication Info. Burbank, Calif. : Distributed Warner Home Video, 2008.


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 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD PLATONOV    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Anton Chekhov collection ; disc 1
Anton Chekhov collection ; disc 1.
System Details DVD, NTSC; region 1; mono.
Cast Rex Harrison, Sian Phillips, Clive Revill, Geoffrey Bayldon, Joanna Dunham. Wild honey: Ian McKellan, Elizabeth Bell, Elizabeth Garvie, Anna-Calder Marshall.
Credits Music, Norman Kay.
Note Originally broadcast May 23, 1971 on BBC's Play of the month.
Special features: Omnibus episode : Pennington on Chekhov (ca. 27 min. ; 1984); Radio play : Wild honey / translated and adapted by Michael Frayn (ca. 124 min. ; 1989)
Summary Platonov is a shortened version of Chekhov's early, unfinished and six-hour play, about a notorious Russian philanderer. Wild honey is Michael Frayn's adaptation of the same play.
Audience Not rated.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Film adaptations.
Inheritance and succession -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television adaptations.
Radio adaptations.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.
Morahan, Christopher. Director.
Elliot, John, 1918-1997. Adapter.
Messina, Cedric. Producer.
Harrison, Rex. Actor.
Phillips, Siân, 1933- Actor.
Revill, Clive. Actor.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Pʹesa bez nazvanʹi︠a︡. English.
Frayn, Michael. Adapter.
McKellen, Ian. Actor.
Bell, Elizabeth (Actress) Actor.
Garvie, Elizabeth. Actor.
Pennington, Michael. Interviewee.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
BBC Video (Firm)
2 Entertain (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 141986579x
Standard No. 883929010110
Music No. 2000002465 Warner Home Video
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