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Title The Shaw collection [videorecording].
Published [London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2006.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1992.77.A1 S53 2006  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1992.77.A1 S53 2006  v.2    IN LIBRARY
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1992.77.A1 S53 2006  v.3    IN LIBRARY
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1992.77.A1 S53 2006  v.4    IN LIBRARY
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1992.77.A1 S53 2006  v.5    IN LIBRARY
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1992.77.A1 S53 2006  v.6    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition Widescreen ; 150th anniversary ed.
Description 6 videodiscs (ca. 672 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series BBC classics.
Note Title from container.
Based on the plays by George Bernard Shaw.
Special features include bonus plays: The man of destiny, You never can tell, Androcles and the lion, and The apple cart, and bonus programs: The wit and world of George Bernard Shaw, George Bernart Shaw lived here, and George Bernard Shaw's talks.
Contents Disc 1. Arms and the man ; The man of destiny -- Disc 2. The devil's disciple -- Disc 3. Mrs. Warren's profession ; You never can tell -- Disc 4. Pygmalion ; Androcles and the lion -- Disc 5. Heartbreak house -- Disc 6. The millionairess ; The apple cart.
Credits Director, David Jones ; producer, Shaun Sutton (Devil's disciple).
Director, Cedric Messina ; producer, Alan Shallcross (Heartbreak house).
Director, Herbert Wise ; producer, Cedric Messina (Mrs. Warren's profession).
Director, James Cellan Jones ; producer, David Jones (You never can tell).
Director, Cedric Messina ; producer, Christopher Morahan (Pygmalion).
Director, Jonathan Cohen ; producer, Ronald Smedley (Androcles and the lion).
Director, William Slater ; producer, Cedric Messina (Millionairess).
Director, Cedric Messina ; producer, Alan Shallcross (Apple cart).
Director, James Cellan Jones ; producer, John Frankau (Arms and the man).
Director, Desmond Davis ; producer, Louis Marks (The man and destiny).
Summary This star-studded collection includes six Shaw masterpieces in over 11 hours of classic television. The sharp wit and discerning themes of Shaw's work are wonderfully captured in these original productions from the BBC, remastered for DVD.
System Reqs DVD ; full screen presentation ; stereo.
Cast Patrick Stewart, Ian Richardson, Elizabeth Spriggs, Mike Gwilym, Susan Woolridge (Devil's disciple).
John Gielgud, Siân Phillips, Barbara Murray, Daniel Massey, Lesley-Anne Down, David Waller, Donald Pickering, Richard Pearson (Heartbreak house).
Coral Browne, Penelope Wilton, James Grout, Derek Godfrey, Robert Powell, Richard Pearson (Mrs. Warren's profession).
Robert Powell, Kate Nicholls, Richard Everett, Judy Parfitt, Kika Markham, Patrick Magee, Cyril Cusak, Warren Clarke (You never can tell).
Lynn Redgrave, James Villiers, Ronald Frazer, Emrys James, Lally Bowers, Nicholas Jones, Angela Baddeley, Joyce Grant, Joanna McCallum (Pygmalion).
Billy Connolly, Jane Freeman, Anna Calder-Marshall, Bernard Bresslaw, Rupert Frazer (Androcles and the lion).
Maggie Smith, Tom Baker, Charles Gray, Peter Barkworth, James Villiers, Priscilla Morgan, Donald Pickering (Millionairess).
Helen Mirren, Prunella Scales, Nigel Davenport, Peter Barkworth, Bill Fraser, Beryl Reid, Thorley Walters (Apple cart).
Helena Bonham Carter, Patsy Kensit, Dinsdale Landen, Kika Markham, Pip Torrens, Patrick Ryecart, Nicolas Chagrin (Arms and the man).
Simon Callow, Delphine Seyrig, David Troughton, Niall Toibin (The man and destiny).
Note Originally broadcast on television from 1972 to 1989.
Audience TV rating: Not rated.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre Televised plays.
Television comedies.
War television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Biographical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Gielgud, John, 1904-2000, Actor.
Phillips, Siân, 1934- Actor.
Browne, Coral, 1913-1991, Actor.
Wilton, Penelope, 1946- Actor.
Nicholls, Kate, Actor.
Powell, Robert, 1944- Actor.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940- Actor.
Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007, Actor.
Spriggs, Elizabeth, Actor.
Redgrave, Lynn, 1943-2010, Actor.
Villiers, James, 1933-1998, Actor.
Connolly, Billy, Actor.
Smith, Maggie, 1934- Actor.
Baker, Tom, 1934- Actor.
Mirren, Helen, Actor.
Scales, Prunella, Actor.
Bonham Carter, Helena, 1966- Actor.
Kensit, Patsy, Actor.
Callow, Simon, 1949- Actor.
Seyrig, Delphine, 1932-1990, Actor.
Messina, Cedric, Director.
Wise, Herbert, Director.
Jones, James Cellan, 1931- Director.
Jones, David, 1934-2008, Director.
Slater, William, Director.
Davis, Desmond, 1926- Director.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Arms and the man.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Devil's disciple.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Mrs. Warren's profession.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Pygmalion.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Heartbreak house.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Millionairess.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Man of destiny.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. You never can tell.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Androcles and the lion.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Apple cart.
Related Titles Wit and world of George Bernard Shaw.
George Bernard Shaw lived here.
George Bernard Shaw's talks.
ISBN 1419830422
9781419830426
Standard # 794051253927
Publisher # E2533 BBC Video
E2534 BBC Video
E2535 BBC Video
E2536 BBC Video
E2537 BBC Video
E2538 BBC Video
E2539 BBC Video
OCLC number 71809342