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The History Boys [videorecording DVD]

Loader, Kevin. (Added Author). Hytner, Nicholas. (Added Author). Jones, Damian, 1964- (Added Author). Bennett, Alan, 1934- (Added Author). Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013 (Added Author). De la Tour, Frances, 1944- (Added Author). Moore, Stephen Campbell. (Added Author). Merrison, Clive. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD History Boys (Text) 840191002201882 Movies - Main Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007, c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Dual layer.
Based on the play by Alan Bennett.
Special features: Commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music composed by George Fenton ; costume designer, Justine Luxton ; film editor, John Wilson ; production designer, John Beard ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; line producer, Julia Stannard ; executive producers, Andrew MacDonald, Allon Riech, David M. Thompson, Charles Moore, Miles Ketley.
Participant or Performer Note: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, and Clive Merrison.
Summary, etc.: Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Language Note: Dialogue in English (Dolby 5.1 Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: High school students > England > Drama.
High school teachers > England > Drama.
Teacher-student relationships > Drama.
Universities and colleges > Admission > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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