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Shōgun / produced in association with Toho Company Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd., [and] Jardine, Matheson Co., Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written for television and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Jerry London.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Ligonier PL - Ligonier DVD R (Text) 73571000015569 Adult DVD Shelves Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792193326
  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (547 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by James Clavell.
Special features include 13 segment documentary on the making of Shōgun; historical featurettes on the samurai, the tea ceremony, and the geisha; optional audio commentary by Jerry London on select scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producer, James Clavell ; music, Maurice Jarre ; editor, James T. Heckert ... [et al.] ; production designer, Joseph R. Jennings ; director of photography, Andrew Laszlo.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Chamberlain, Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Shimada ; narrator: Orson Welles.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
DVD release of the series originally broadcast on television in 1980.
Summary, etc.:
The story of a shipwrecked English navigator who becomes a samurai during a struggle for power by a Shogun and the Emperor in feudal Japan.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby digital, English 5.1 surround or English restored mono..
Language Note:
Closed-captioned and optional English subtitles; some parts in Japanese with English voice-overs.
Subject: Adams, William, 1564-1620 > Drama.
Tokugawa, Ieyasu, 1543-1616 > Drama.
Shoguns > Drama.
Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Merchant mariners > Japan > Drama.
Japan > History > Tokugawa period, 1600-1868 > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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