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The Resource Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with The Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; 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 ; a BBC-TV production in association with The Arts and Entertainment Network
Title variation
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Member of
Cataloging source
NAB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dramatization, Arthur Hopcraft ; director, Ross Devenish ; music, Geoffrey Burgon ; producers, John Harris, Betty Willingale
Language note
Close captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott
Runtime
418
Technique
live action
Label
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with The Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1985 as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Episodes 1-4 on side A and episodes 5-8 on side B
  • "BBC Video classic"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
sky253004077
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419814495
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051233523
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E2335
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a2513862
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with The Arts and Entertainment Network, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1985 as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Episodes 1-4 on side A and episodes 5-8 on side B
  • "BBC Video classic"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
sky253004077
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419814495
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051233523
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E2335
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a2513862
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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