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The first part of Henry the Sixt  Cover Image DVD DVD

The first part of Henry the Sixt

Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019 (television producer.). Howell, Jane (Television director), (television director.). Benson, Peter, 1943-2018 (actor.). Peacock, Trevor, (actor.). Burke, David, 1934- (actor.). Deacon, Brian, 1949- (actor.). Chapman, Paul (Paul S.), (actor.). Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- (actor.). Foster, Julia, (actor.). Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Television adaptation of (work): King Henry IV. Part 1. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation, (production company.). Time-Life Television, (production company.).

Summary: Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York.

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  • Physical Description: optical disc
    1 videodisc (185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]

Contents / Notes

General Note: "History"--Container.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1983.
Extras: the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
In English with optional English subtitles.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; incidental music composed & conducted by Dudley Simpson ; video tape editor, Ron Bowman.
Participant or Performer Note: Peter Benson (Henry VI), Trevor Peacock (Lord Talbot), David Burke (Duke of Gloucester), Brian Deacon (Earl of Somerset), Paul Chapman (Earl of Suffolk), Brenda Blethyn (Joan La Pucelle), Julia Foster (Margaret), Bernard Hill (Master Gunner), Mark Wing-Davey (Earl of Warwick), John Benfield (Basset), Gerald Blackmore (Messenger to Warwick), Antony Brown (Duke of Burgundy), Michael Byrne (Duke of Alençon), Ron Cook (Third Messenger to King), Arthur Cox (Mayor of London), David Daker (Reignier), Tenniel Evans (Duke of Bedford, Mortimer, Earl of March, French General), Derek Farr (Earl of Salisbury), Derek Fuke (Talbot's Captain), Alex Guard (Young John Talbot), Paul Jesson (Second Messenger to King), Joanna McCallum (Countess d'Auvergne), Oengus MacNamara (Countess' Messenger), Frank Middlemass (Bishop), Joseph O'Conor (Duke of Exeter), Brian Protheroe (Bastard of Orleans), David Pugh (Mayor's Officer), Ian Saynor (Charles), Peter Wyatt (Woodville), John Alford (Master Gunner's Boy).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Taped Oct. 13-19, 1981 at the BBC Television studios in London.
System Details Note:
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Henry VI, King of England 1421-1471 Drama
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Television adaptations
Great Britain History Henry VI, 1422-1461 Drama
Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography Drama
Henry VI, King of England 1421-1471
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Kings and rulers
Great Britain
Genre: Television plays.
Television plays.
Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Augusta-Richmond Co. Public Lib.
DVD 822.3 HEN
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31019003910422 AV Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
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DVD 822.33 HENRY
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31018000776612 ADULT VIDEO Available
Northeast Georgia Regional Library:
      Clarkesville-Habersham County Library
DVD 822.33 HEN-VI PT.I
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31037006507300 NONFIC Available

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