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The Resource The Judi Dench collection, BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation ; 2 Entertain Video Limited, (videorecording)

The Judi Dench collection, BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation ; 2 Entertain Video Limited, (videorecording)

Label
The Judi Dench collection
Title
The Judi Dench collection
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation ; 2 Entertain Video Limited
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The cherry orchard: Madame Ranevskaya returns to her decaying estate in pre-Revolutionary Russia after an exile in Paris. The estate and its beloved cherry orchard are threatened by Ranevskaya's financial problems, and no one seems able to do anything about it
  • Talking to a stranger: A grown-up brother and sister go home to visit their elderly parents, but a series of emotional developments lead to shocking resolutions. Consists of four episodes, telling the same events from each major character's point of view
  • Keep an eye on Amélie: A coquette agrees to marry a confirmed bachelor so he can inherit a million francs
  • Make and break: A successful manufacturer, driven by the compulsion to use and consume everything around him, is forced to turn his eyes upon himself during one climactic night at a trade fair in Germany
  • Absolute hell: Dench stars as Christine, the proprietor of a bohemian nightclub in post-World War II London
  • Ghosts: Dench stars as Mrs. Alving, whose respected late husband led a dark, secret life
  • Can you hear me thinking?: Parents lives are shattered when their teenage son develops schizophrenia
  • Going gently: Dench stars as a hospice nurse to two adversarial patients
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
J835 2007
PerformerNote
  • The cherry orchard (1962): Judi Dench, John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Ian Holm
  • Talking to a stranger: Judi Dench
  • Keep an eye on Amélie: Judi Dench, Patrick Cargill
  • Make and break: Judi Dench
  • Absolute hell: Judi Dench
  • The cherry orchard (1981): Judi Dench, Bill Paterson, Timothy Spall
  • Ghosts: Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Gambon, Natasha Richardson
  • Can you hear me thinking?: Judi Dench
  • Going gently: Judi Dench
Runtime
0
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Judi Dench collection, BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation ; 2 Entertain Video Limited, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The cherry orchard based on a play by Anton Chekhov
  • Talking to a stranger based on a play by John Richard Hopkins
  • Keep an eye on Amélie based on a play by Georges Feydeau
  • Make and break based on a play by Michael Frayn
  • Absolute hell based on a play by Rodney Ackland
  • Ghosts based on a play by Henrik Ibsen
  • Contains nine productions originally broadcast on the BBC
  • The cherry orchard originally released as a motion picture in 1962 ; Talking to a stranger originally released as a motion picture in 1966 ; Keep an eye on Amélie originally released as a motion picture in 1973 ; Make and break originally released as a motion picture in 1987 ; Absolute hell originally released as a motion picture in 1991 ; The cherry orchard originally released as a motion picture in 1981 ; Ghosts originally released as a motion picture in 1987 ; Can you hear me thinking? originally released as a motion picture in 1990 ; Going gently originally released as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Viewing notes booklet ; Disc 3: Favorite things: Judi Dench (1985) ; Disc 5: Judi Dench interview: Send in the clowns (1996) ; Disc 6: Judi Dench talks to Richard Eyre (2002) ; Disc 7: Radio play: Amy's view (2000) ; Disc 8: Radio plays: With great pleasure (1991); Are you still awake? (1994)
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: The cherry orchard (ca. 130 min.) -- Disc 2: Talking to a stranger: pt. 1: Anytime you're ready, I'll sparkle ; pt. 2: No skill or special knowledge required (total disc time ca. 180 min.) -- Disc 3: Talking to a stranger: pt. 3: Gladly, my cross-eyed bear ; pt. 4: The innocent must suffer (total disc time ca. 180 min.) -- Disc 4: Keep an eye on Amélie ; Make and break (total disc time ca. 188 min.) -- Disc 5: Absolute hell (ca. 120 min.) -- Disc 6: The cherry orchard / directed by Richard Eyre (ca. 128 min.) -- Disc 7: Ghosts (ca. 103 min.) -- Disc 8: Can you hear me thinking? ; Going gently (total disc time ca. 157 min.)
Control code
ocm86088173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (ca. 1140 min.)
Isbn
9781419847882
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051286628
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
  • E2866
  • E2872
  • E2867
  • E2868
  • E2869
  • E2870
  • E2871
  • E2873
  • E2874
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)86088173
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., DVD-9 (7 discs), DVD-5 (1 disc), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Judi Dench collection, BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation ; 2 Entertain Video Limited, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The cherry orchard based on a play by Anton Chekhov
  • Talking to a stranger based on a play by John Richard Hopkins
  • Keep an eye on Amélie based on a play by Georges Feydeau
  • Make and break based on a play by Michael Frayn
  • Absolute hell based on a play by Rodney Ackland
  • Ghosts based on a play by Henrik Ibsen
  • Contains nine productions originally broadcast on the BBC
  • The cherry orchard originally released as a motion picture in 1962 ; Talking to a stranger originally released as a motion picture in 1966 ; Keep an eye on Amélie originally released as a motion picture in 1973 ; Make and break originally released as a motion picture in 1987 ; Absolute hell originally released as a motion picture in 1991 ; The cherry orchard originally released as a motion picture in 1981 ; Ghosts originally released as a motion picture in 1987 ; Can you hear me thinking? originally released as a motion picture in 1990 ; Going gently originally released as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Viewing notes booklet ; Disc 3: Favorite things: Judi Dench (1985) ; Disc 5: Judi Dench interview: Send in the clowns (1996) ; Disc 6: Judi Dench talks to Richard Eyre (2002) ; Disc 7: Radio play: Amy's view (2000) ; Disc 8: Radio plays: With great pleasure (1991); Are you still awake? (1994)
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: The cherry orchard (ca. 130 min.) -- Disc 2: Talking to a stranger: pt. 1: Anytime you're ready, I'll sparkle ; pt. 2: No skill or special knowledge required (total disc time ca. 180 min.) -- Disc 3: Talking to a stranger: pt. 3: Gladly, my cross-eyed bear ; pt. 4: The innocent must suffer (total disc time ca. 180 min.) -- Disc 4: Keep an eye on Amélie ; Make and break (total disc time ca. 188 min.) -- Disc 5: Absolute hell (ca. 120 min.) -- Disc 6: The cherry orchard / directed by Richard Eyre (ca. 128 min.) -- Disc 7: Ghosts (ca. 103 min.) -- Disc 8: Can you hear me thinking? ; Going gently (total disc time ca. 157 min.)
Control code
ocm86088173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (ca. 1140 min.)
Isbn
9781419847882
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051286628
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
  • E2866
  • E2872
  • E2867
  • E2868
  • E2869
  • E2870
  • E2871
  • E2873
  • E2874
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)86088173
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., DVD-9 (7 discs), DVD-5 (1 disc), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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