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James Clavell's Noble house / Studio Canal ; Image/Noble House Productions Ltd. ; a film by Gary Nelson ; screenplay and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Gary Nelson.

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD ADVENTURE JAME (Text) 39231032619773 Audiovisual Collection Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD NOB (Text) 31951004227069 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 376 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by James Clavell.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music editor, Michael Clifford.
Participant or Performer Note:
Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies, Julia Nickson, Khigh Dhiegh, Gordon Jackson, Bert Kwouk, Nancy Kwan, John Houseman, Denholm Elliott.
Summary, etc.:
Ian Dunross is named 'Tai-Pan' (Supreme leader) of the powerful British-East Asia trading company, Struan & Co. His rival is attempting a hostile takeover. Suddenly plunged into a criminal underworld of international espionage, deception and financial crises, Dunross turns up the heat by engaging in a dangerous romance with his nemesis's aide. Danger lurks around every corner and Dunross ultimately sees he has no choice but to fight for his company's honor and survival.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., digitally mastered.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Businesspeople > China > Hong Kong > Drama.
Trading companies > China > Hong Kong > Drama.
Consolidation and merger of corporations > China > Hong Kong > Drama.
Criminal behavior > China > Hong Kong > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > China > Hong Kong > Drama.
Empresas comerciales extranjeras > China > Hong Kong > Teatro.
Compañías consolidadas > China > Hong Kong > Teatro.
Hong Kong (China) > Drama.
Genre: Televison adaptations.
Television movies.
Adventure television programs.
Suspense television programs.
Television mini-series.
Action and adventure television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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