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The Resource British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [2], (videorecording)

British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [2], (videorecording)

Label
British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [2]
Title
British cinema collection
Title remainder
8 acclaimed films
Title number
[2]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The inheritance: From Louisa May Alcott comes this passionate story of forbidden love and dangerous rivalry in 19th century New England
  • Love among the ruins: Past lovers Arthur and Jessica are reunited when Jessica is charged with breach of promise and Arthur serves as her lawyer
  • Anna Karenina: In this riveting adaptation of one of Leo Tolstoy's greatest works, love and lust know no bounds as a woman risks her marriage to one man for her attraction to another
  • St. Ives: During the Napoleonic Wars, a French captain is taken to a prisoner of war camp where he falls in love with a beautiful local woman and befriends a British major
  • School for seduction: After taking classes at an Italian temptress's School for Seduction, four friends unleash themselves upon their unsuspecting partners with lustful abandon
  • Dirty pretty things: A harrowing tale of struggle and survival for two immigrants who learn that everything is for sale in London's secret underworld
  • Rogue trader: The thrilling true story of a futures trader who stole vast amounts of money from one of Britain's oldest financial institutions to cover his risky wagers
  • Rowing with the wind: A haunting story of mystery and imagination set during the conception of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Related
Cataloging source
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • The inheritance, Love among the ruins, Anna Karenina not rated
  • St. Ives, School for seduction, Dirty pretty things, Rogue trader, Rowing with the wind rating: R; for sexuality
PerformerNote
  • The inheritance: Meredith Baxter, Tom Conti, Cari Shayne, Thomas Gibson
  • Love among the ruins: Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Richard Pearson, Joan Sims, Leigh Lawson
  • Anna Karenina: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Hugh Dempster, Mary Kerridge
  • St. Ives: Jean Marc Barr, Miranda Richardson, Richard E. Grant, Anna Friel, Michael Gough, Jason Isaacs, Cecile Pallas
  • School for seduction: Kelly Brook, Emily Woof, Dervla Kirwan, Margi Clarke, Jessica Johnson, Neil Stuke, Tim Healy, Ben Porter, Daymon Brittan, Nick Whitfield, Jake Canuso
  • Dirty pretty things: Audrey Tautou, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sergi Lopez, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Wong, Zlatko Buric
  • Rogue trader: Ewan McGregor, Anna Friel
  • Rowing with the wind: Hugh Grant, Lizzy McInnerny, Valentine Pelka, Elizabeth Hurley, José Luis Gómez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1972-
  • 1962-
  • 1907-2003
  • 1907-1989
  • 1913-1967
  • 1902-1983
  • 1924-2007
  • 1900-1987
  • 1914-1999
  • 1960-
  • 1957-
  • 1976-
  • 1916-2011
  • 1963-
  • 1967-
  • 1971-
  • 1954-
  • 1976-
  • 1977-
  • 1965-
  • 1953-
  • 1971-
  • 1957-
  • 1965-
  • 1950-
  • 1899-1983
  • 1896-1967
  • 1934-
  • 1832-1888
  • 1828-1910
  • 1850-1894
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baxter, Meredith
  • Conti, Tom
  • Shayne, Cari
  • Gibson, Thomas
  • Hepburn, Katharine
  • Olivier, Laurence
  • Blakely, Colin
  • Leigh, Vivien
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Moore, Kieron
  • Dempster, Hugh
  • Kerridge, Mary
  • Barr, Jean-Marc
  • Richardson, Miranda
  • Grant, Richard E.
  • Friel, Anna
  • Gough, Michael
  • Isaacs, Jason
  • Brook, Kelly
  • Woof, Emily
  • Kirwan, Dervla
  • Clarke, Margi
  • Johnson, Jessica
  • Stuke, Neil
  • Healy, Tim
  • Porter, Ben
  • Brittan, Daymon
  • Whitfield, Nick
  • Canuso, Jake
  • Tautou, Audrey
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • López, Sergi
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Wong, Benedict
  • Buric, Zlatko
  • McGregor, Ewan
  • Grant, Hugh
  • McInnerny, Lizzy
  • Pelka, Valentine
  • Hurley, Elizabeth
  • Gómez, José Luis
  • Roth, Bobby
  • Cukor, George
  • Duvivier, Julien
  • Hook, Harry
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Suárez, Gonzalo
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Miramax Films
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Alliance Atlantis (Firm)
  • Kraft Premier Movie (Firm)
  • Granada Films
  • Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Runtime
795
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Schizophrenia
  • First loves
  • Adultery
  • Prisoners of war
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Illegal aliens
  • Organ trafficking
  • Hotel clerks
  • Hotel cleaning personnel
  • Leeson, Nick
  • Barings Bank
  • Merchant banks
  • Bank failures
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Shelley, Percy Bysshe
  • Poets
  • Monsters
  • Mistresses
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Russia
  • England
Technique
live action
Label
British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [2], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The inheritance based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
  • Anna Karenina based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy
  • St. Ives based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • [Disc 1]. The inheritance (1997; 93 min.) / a Kraft Premier movie ; Alliance Atlantis Communications presents an Alliance Atlantis Communications/Cosgrove Meurer/Televest production ; producer, Ed Self ; teleplay by Maria Nation ; directed by Bobby Roth -- Love among the ruins (1975; 103 min.) / ABC/Circle Films ; produced by Allan Davis ; directed by George Cukor ; written by James Costigan -- Anna Karenina (1948; 111 min.) / Twentieth Century Fox ; Alexander Korda's production ; screenplay by Jean Anouilh, Guy Morgan and Julien Duvivier ; directed by Julien Duvivier -- St. Ives (1999; 90 min.) / a Miramax Films release ; Majestic Films presents a Little Bird production in association with Tatfilm and Compagnie des Phares et Balises ; directed by Harry Hook ; produced by Jonathan Cavendish, James Mitchell ; screenplay by Allan Cubitt --
  • [Disc 2]. School for seduction (2004; 104 min.) / an Ipso Facto Films and UKFS 5 LLP production ; written by Sue Heel and Martin Herron ; produced by Steve Bowden, Christine Alderson, Angad Paul ; directed by Sue Heel -- Dirty pretty things (2002; 97 min.) / Miramax Films and BBC Films present a Celador Films production of a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Tracey Seaward, Robert Jones ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Stephen Frears -- Rogue trader (1999; 102 min.) / Granada and Newmarket Capital Group present a Granada Film/David Paradine production ; written and directed by James Dearden ; produced by James Dearden, Paul Raphael, Janette Day -- Rowing with the wind (1987; 95 min.) / Miramax Home Entertainment presents a Ditirambo Films production in association with Viking Films (Norway) for Iberomericana Films with the participation of Television Espanola S.A. (TVE) ; written and directed by Gonzalo Suarez
Control code
ocn828101204
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (795 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 096009115647
  • 096009115449
  • 096009115548
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 11564
  • 11544
  • 11554
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1664331
  • (OCoLC)828101204
System details
DVD ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [2], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • The inheritance based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
  • Anna Karenina based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy
  • St. Ives based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • [Disc 1]. The inheritance (1997; 93 min.) / a Kraft Premier movie ; Alliance Atlantis Communications presents an Alliance Atlantis Communications/Cosgrove Meurer/Televest production ; producer, Ed Self ; teleplay by Maria Nation ; directed by Bobby Roth -- Love among the ruins (1975; 103 min.) / ABC/Circle Films ; produced by Allan Davis ; directed by George Cukor ; written by James Costigan -- Anna Karenina (1948; 111 min.) / Twentieth Century Fox ; Alexander Korda's production ; screenplay by Jean Anouilh, Guy Morgan and Julien Duvivier ; directed by Julien Duvivier -- St. Ives (1999; 90 min.) / a Miramax Films release ; Majestic Films presents a Little Bird production in association with Tatfilm and Compagnie des Phares et Balises ; directed by Harry Hook ; produced by Jonathan Cavendish, James Mitchell ; screenplay by Allan Cubitt --
  • [Disc 2]. School for seduction (2004; 104 min.) / an Ipso Facto Films and UKFS 5 LLP production ; written by Sue Heel and Martin Herron ; produced by Steve Bowden, Christine Alderson, Angad Paul ; directed by Sue Heel -- Dirty pretty things (2002; 97 min.) / Miramax Films and BBC Films present a Celador Films production of a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Tracey Seaward, Robert Jones ; written by Steven Knight ; directed by Stephen Frears -- Rogue trader (1999; 102 min.) / Granada and Newmarket Capital Group present a Granada Film/David Paradine production ; written and directed by James Dearden ; produced by James Dearden, Paul Raphael, Janette Day -- Rowing with the wind (1987; 95 min.) / Miramax Home Entertainment presents a Ditirambo Films production in association with Viking Films (Norway) for Iberomericana Films with the participation of Television Espanola S.A. (TVE) ; written and directed by Gonzalo Suarez
Control code
ocn828101204
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (795 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 096009115647
  • 096009115449
  • 096009115548
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 11564
  • 11544
  • 11554
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1664331
  • (OCoLC)828101204
System details
DVD ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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