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Maggie Smith at the BBC [videorecording] / 2 Entertain ; BBC.

Smith, Maggie, 1934- (Actor). Finlay, Frank, 1926- (Actor). Gray, Charles D., 1928-2000 (Actor). Gable, Christopher. (Actor). Hughes, Nerys, 1941- (Actor). Baker, Tom, 1934- (Actor). Barkworth, Peter. (Actor). Villiers, James, 1933-1998 (Actor). Morgan, Priscilla. (Actor). Pickering, Donald, 1933- (Actor). Lowe, Rob. (Actor). Richardson, Natasha. (Actor). Grant, Richard E., 1957- (Actor). Redmond, Moira. (Actor). Linehan, Rosaleen. (Actor). Messina, Cedric. (Director). Slater, William. (Director). Bennett, Alan, 1934- (Director). Eyre, Richard, 1943- (Director). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Merchant of Venice. (Added Author). Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 Millionairess. (Added Author). Bennett, Alan, 1934- Bed among the lentils. (Added Author). Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 Suddenly last summer. (Added Author). 2 Entertain (Firm) (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). BBC Video (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). The merchant of Venice: Maggie Smith, Frank Finlay, Charles Gray, Christopher Gable, Nerys Hughes. (Cast). The millionairess: Maggie Smith, Tom Baker, Charles Gray, Peter Barkworth, James Villiers, Priscilla Morgan, Donald Pickering. (Cast). Bed among the lentils: Maggie Smith. (Cast). The Country wife : Maggie Smith, Jonathan Pryce, John Duttine, John Moffat. (Cast). Suddenly last summer: Maggie Smith, Rob Lowe, Natasha Richardson, Gillian Raine, Richard E. Grant, Moira Redmond, C. P. Wilson, Rosaleen Linehan. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library DVD MAG (Text to phone) disc 1 33625134085286 Adult DVD Series Available -
Rowayton Library DVD MAG (Text to phone) discs 2 & 3 33625134085393 Adult DVD Series Available -

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General Note:
Includes viewing notes with an introduction by Al Senter ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: The merchant of Venice (2 hr., 11 min.) ; Special feature: Acting in the 60's : Maggie Smith (44 min.) -- Disc 2: The millionairess (1 hr., 40 min.) ; Bed among the lentils [Episode of The Alan Bennett Season] (49 min.) ; Bonus features: Radio play: The country wife (ca. 2 hr.) ; Michael Parkinson interview (ca. 16 min.) -- Disc 3: Suddenly last summer [Episode of the series, Performance] (83 min.) ; Bonus feature: Maggie Smith at the BBC, a portrait (ca. 31 min.).
Creation/Production 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.
The Country wife : Produced by Glyn Dearman.
Suddenly last summer: writer, Tennessee Williams ; director, Richard Eyre ; producer, Simon Curtis ; music, Richard Hartley, a BBC co-production with Thirteen/WNET.
Participant or Performer Note:
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.
The Country wife : Maggie Smith, Jonathan Pryce, John Duttine, John Moffat.
Suddenly last summer: Maggie Smith, Rob Lowe, Natasha Richardson, Gillian Raine, Richard E. Grant, Moira Redmond, C. P. Wilson, Rosaleen Linehan.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast for British television on April 16, 1972 (Merchant of Venice) ; September 15, 1972 (Millionairess) ; May 5, 1988 (Bed among the lentils) ; and June 11, 1993 (Suddenly last summer).
Summary, etc.:
Longing to marry, Bassino gives his friend's body as collateral for a loan; the richest woman in England falls for a poor Egyptian doctor; through dramatic monologue, the wife of a country vicar dishes on her fellow villagers and religion; a wealthy New Orleans matron commissions a doctor to lobotomize her niece so she will not reveal the circumstances surrounding her son's death.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC Region 1 ; mono or stereo audio ; Dolby digital audio ; 4:3 aspect ratio.
Language Note:
Optional English subtitles ; closed captioned in English for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Subject: Smith, Maggie, 1934-
Actors > Great Britain.
Television plays.

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