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The Resource Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft ; directed by Ross Devenish ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft ; directed by Ross Devenish ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)

Label
Bleak House
Title
Bleak House
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dickens ; dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft ; directed by Ross Devenish ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network
Title variation
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container
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Cataloging source
CUV
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Bleak House (Television program : 1985)
  • Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Credits note
Music, Geoffrey Burgon ; film editor, Clare Douglas ; photographed by Kenneth Macmillan ; producers, John Harris, Betty Willingale
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; Close captioned
PerformerNote
Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, Robin Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Kathy Burke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1991
  • 1923-2016
  • 1965-
  • 1939-
  • 1812-1870
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hopcraft, Arthur
  • Devenish, Ross
  • Harris, John
  • Willingale, Betty
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Elliott, Denholm
  • Bailey, Robin
  • Vaughan, Peter
  • Burke, Kathy
  • Burgon, Geoffrey
  • Douglas, Clare
  • MacMillan, Kenneth
  • Dickens, Charles
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • 2 Entertain Video (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
418
Series statement
  • Charles Dickens collection
  • BBC Video classics
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Illegitimate children
  • Guardian and ward
  • Young women
Technique
live action
Label
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft ; directed by Ross Devenish ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1985; broadcast in the U.S. as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Double-sided disc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
[Side 1]. Episodes 1-4 (208 min.) -- [side 2]. Episodes 5-8 (210 min.)
Control code
ocn463336318
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419880810
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929068128
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • E2335
  • 3000021466
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1539901
  • (OCoLC)463336318
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD18; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft ; directed by Ross Devenish ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1985; broadcast in the U.S. as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Double-sided disc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
[Side 1]. Episodes 1-4 (208 min.) -- [side 2]. Episodes 5-8 (210 min.)
Control code
ocn463336318
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419880810
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929068128
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • E2335
  • 3000021466
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1539901
  • (OCoLC)463336318
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD18; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD

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