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The Resource Maggie Smith at the BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)

Maggie Smith at the BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)

Label
Maggie Smith at the BBC
Title
Maggie Smith at the BBC
Statement of responsibility
British Broadcasting Corporation
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare's comedy in which a young merchant attempts to extricate himself from an onerous contract with a vicious shylock
  • The millionairess: Shaw's comedy in which a wealthy, heiress seeks romance with an Egyptian doctor who only tends to the poor
  • Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar
  • Suddenly last summer: A wealthy Southern matriarch tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end her niece's haunting hallucinations about her son's lurid death
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IHE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • The merchant of Venice: writer, William Shakespeare ; director, Cedric Messina ; producer, Gerald Savory
  • The millionairess: writer, George Bernard Shaw ; director, William Slater ; producer, Cedric Messina ; music, Anthony Isaac ; editor, Michael Boyd ; cameraman, John Tilly
  • Bed among the lentils: writer, Alan Bennett ; director, Alan Bennett ; producer, Innes Lloyd ; music, George Fenton
  • Suddenly last summer: writer, Tennessee Williams ; director, Richard Eyre ; producer, Simon Curtis ; music, Richard Hartley, a BBC co-production with Thirteen/WNET
Dewey number
791.4572
Language note
In English, with optional English captions for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1992.77.A1
LC item number
  • M336 2008
  • M34 2008
PerformerNote
  • The merchant of Venice: Maggie Smith, Frank Finlay, Charles Gray, Christopher Gable, Nerys Hughes
  • The millionairess: Maggie Smith, Tom Baker, Charles Gray, Peter Barkworth, James Villiers, Priscilla Morgan, Donald Pickering
  • Bed among the lentils: Maggie Smith
  • Suddenly last summer: Maggie Smith, Rob Lowe, Natasha Richardson, Gillian Raine, Richard E. Grant, Moira Redmond, C.P. Wilson, Rosaleen Linehan
Runtime
362
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Maggie Smith at the BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The merchant of Venice: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Apr. 16, 1972
  • The millionairess: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Sept. 15, 1972
  • Bed among the lentils: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television mini-series Talking heads, May 5, 1988
  • Suddenly last summer: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Performance, Jun. 11, 1993
  • Program notes with an introduction by Al Senter ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Special features: Disc 1: Acting in the 60's: Maggie Smith, an interview with Maggie Smith (44 min.); Disc 2: The country wife, a radio play starring Maggie Smith, Jonathan Pryce, John Duttine and John Moffat (ca. 120 min.), a Maggie Smith interview with Michael Parkinson (ca. 16 min.); Disc 3: Maggie Smith at the BBC: a portrait (ca. 31 min.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] p.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
disc 1. The merchant of Venice (131 min.) -- disc 2. The millionairess (100 min.) ; Bed among the lentils (49 min.) -- disc 3. Suddenly last summer
Control code
ocn228655661
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 362 min.)
Isbn
9781419867545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929016754
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)228655661
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 4:3 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono. and stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Maggie Smith at the BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The merchant of Venice: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Apr. 16, 1972
  • The millionairess: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Sept. 15, 1972
  • Bed among the lentils: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television mini-series Talking heads, May 5, 1988
  • Suddenly last summer: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Performance, Jun. 11, 1993
  • Program notes with an introduction by Al Senter ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Special features: Disc 1: Acting in the 60's: Maggie Smith, an interview with Maggie Smith (44 min.); Disc 2: The country wife, a radio play starring Maggie Smith, Jonathan Pryce, John Duttine and John Moffat (ca. 120 min.), a Maggie Smith interview with Michael Parkinson (ca. 16 min.); Disc 3: Maggie Smith at the BBC: a portrait (ca. 31 min.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] p.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
disc 1. The merchant of Venice (131 min.) -- disc 2. The millionairess (100 min.) ; Bed among the lentils (49 min.) -- disc 3. Suddenly last summer
Control code
ocn228655661
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 362 min.)
Isbn
9781419867545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929016754
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)228655661
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 4:3 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono. and stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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