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The Forsyte saga [videorecording] / British Broadcasting Corporation ; Turner Entertainment Co. ; an AOL Time Warner Company ; produced and dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles and James Cellan Jones.

Wilson, Donald. (Added Author). Giles, David. (Added Author). Jones, James Cellan, 1931- (Added Author). More, Kenneth, 1914-1982 (Added Author). Porter, Eric, 1928-1995 (Added Author). Porter, Nyree Dawn. (Added Author). O'Conor, Joseph, 1916-2001 (Added Author). Cox, Constance. (Added Author). Craig, Laurie. (Added Author). Tilsley, Vincent. (Added Author). Steven, Anthony. (Added Author). Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933 Forsyte saga. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). Turner Entertainment Co. (Added Author). AOL Time Warner. (Added Author). BBC Video (Firm) (Added Author). BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Kenneth More, Eric Porter, Nyree Dawn Porter, Joseph O'Conor. (Cast).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family.
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Hood River County Library DVD FIC FOR (Text) 33892002137405 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/07/2004 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790773422
  • Physical Description: 7 videodiscs (approximately 1300 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Video, [2002]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed in the US and Canada under license from BBC Worldwide Americas by Warner Home Video.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a television mini-series in 1967.
"The complete series"--Container.
Duration: discs 1-6 each ca. 200 min. ; disc 7 ca. 100 min. ; bonus features on disc 7 ca. 2 hr.
Bonus features over 2 hours: from the rehearsal room ; interviews behind the scenes ; Soames vs. Irene ; the Forsyte phenomenon ; deleted and alternate scenes ; outtakes ; cast bios.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. episodes 1-4. A family festival ; A family scandal ; The pursuit of happinesss ; Dinner at Swithin's -- disc 2. episodes 5-8. A man of property ; Decisions ; Into the dark ; Indian summer of a Forsyte -- disc 3 episodes 9-12. In Chancery ; The challenge ; In the web ; Bith of a Forsyte -- disc 4 episodes 13-16. Encounter ; Conflict ; To let ; A family wedding -- disc 5. episodes 17-20. The white monkey ; Afternoon of a Dryad ; No retreat ; A silent wooing -- disc 6. episode 21-24. Action for Libel ; The silver spoon ; Strike ; Afternoon at Ascot -- disc 7. episodes 25-26. Portrait of Fleur ; Swan song ; Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Written by Donald Wilson, Constance Cox, Laurie Craig, Vincent Tilsley and Anthony Steven.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kenneth More, Eric Porter, Nyree Dawn Porter, Joseph O'Conor.
Summary, etc.:
BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Subject: Forsyte family (Fictitious characters) > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 20th century > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series > Great Britain.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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