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The Queen and the coup / Brave New Media production ; written, produced & directed by Paul Elston.

Elston, Paul, (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Catz, Caroline, (narrator.). Aldrich, Richard J. (Richard James), 1961- (commentator.). Cormac, Rory, (commentator.). Brave New Media, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville DVD 941.0855 QUEEN (Text) DVD 33946003494049 New Media . 2nd Floor Checked out 06/24/2021
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library DVD 955.053 QUE 11809 (Text) DVD 78551000651909 DVD Checked out 06/23/2021
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY QUEE (Text) DVD 39231033732856 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712921
  • ISBN: 1531712924
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (49 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2020]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distriubted by PBS Distribution, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2020.
Program content: ©2020.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual program running time: 49 minutes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Robert Shacklady, Chris Vile; editor, Gary Crystal.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Caroline Catz ; commentators, Richard Aldrich, Rory Cormac.
Summary, etc.:
Feb 1953, the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. Little does she know she is about to be deployed in a secret plot to topple Iran's democratic leader in favor of an all-powerful Shah. Planned by MI6 and executed by the C.I.A., the coup that follows destroys relations between Iran and the West. Using newly declassified documents this film unravels this secret for the first time.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1, NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Iran > History > Coup d'état, 1953.
Great Britain > Foreign relations > Iran.
Iran > Foreign relations > Great Britain.
Iran > Foreign relations > United States.
United States > Foreign relations > Iran.
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, 1919-1980.
Genre: Nonfiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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