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Mayor of Casterbridge / BBC Television ; producer, Jonathan Powell ; dramatised by Dennis Potter ; director, David Giles.

Powell, Jonathan. (Added Author). Potter, Dennis. (Added Author). Giles, David, 1926-2010 (Added Author). Bates, Alan, 1934-2003 (Added Author). Stallybrass, Anne. (Added Author). Maw, Janet, 1954- (Added Author). Galloway, Jack. (Added Author). Bunnage, Avis, 1923-1990 (Added Author). Owens, Richard. (Added Author). Holland, Jeffrey, 1946- (Added Author). Bourke, Peter. (Added Author). Massey, Anna. (Added Author). Davis, Carl, 1936- (Added Author). Rawlings, Christine. (Added Author). Kindred, Peter. (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Mayor of Casterbridge. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City DVD 0135 A (Text) 76893000230664 DVD's Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD MAY disc 1 (Text) 31951004084080 Main Floor - DVDs TV Series Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD MAY disc 2 (Text) 31951004084098 Main Floor - DVDs TV Series Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD MAY disc 3 (Text) 31951004084106 Main Floor - DVDs TV Series Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1569386110
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (6 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2003], c1977.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast by the BBC beginning Jan. 22, 1978.
Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music composer, Carl Davis ; costume designer, Christine Rawlings ; designer, Peter Kindred.
Participant or Performer Note: Alan Bates, Anne Stallybrass, Janet Maw, Jack Galloway, Avis Bunnage, Richard Owens, Jeffrey Holland, Peter Bourke, Anna Massey.
Summary, etc.: On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued on VHS.
System Details Note: DVD, Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Mayors > England > Drama.
Great Britain > History > 18th century > Drama.
Genre: Television programs > Great Britain.

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