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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). Alan Bates, Anne Stallybrass, Janet Maw, Jack Galloway, Avis Bunnage, Richard Owens, Jeffrey Holland, Peter Bourke, Anna Massey. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

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

Record details

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

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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