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Maggie Smith at the BBC [videorecording] / 2 Entertain ; BBC
DVDs DVDs | Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc. | c2008
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 791.4572 MAG pt.1-3 TV)
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[London] : 2 Entertain : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc., c2008.
3 videodiscs (6 hr., 2 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD; stereo., mono.
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The merchant of Venice: Maggie Smith as Portia ; Frank Finlay as Shylock ; Charles Gray as Antonio ; Christopher Gable as Bassanio ; Nerys Hughes as Nerissa.
The millionairess: Maggie Smith as Epifania ; Tom Baker as Dr. Ahmed el Kabir ; Charles Gray as Adrian Blenderbland ; Peter Barkworth as Julius Sagamore ; James Villiers as Alastair Fitzfassenden ; Priscilla Morgan as Patricia Smith ; Donald Pickering as Manager.
Bed among the lentils: Maggie Smith as Susan.
Suddenly last summer: Maggie Smith as Violet Venable ; Rob Lowe as Doctor Cukrowicz ; Natasha Richardson as Catharine Holly ; Gillian Raine as Miss Foxhill ; Richard E. Grant as George Holly ; Moira Redmond as Mrs. Holly ; C. P. Wilson as the butler ; Rosaleen Linehan as Sister Felicity.
The merchant of Venice: writer, William Shakespeare ; director, Cedric Messina ; producer, Gerald Savory.
The millionairess: writer, George Bernard Shaw ; director, William Slater ; producer, Cedric Messina.
Bed among the lentils: writer, Alan Bennett ; director, Alan Bennett ; producer, Innes Lloyd ; music, George Fenton.
Suddenly last summer: writer, Tennessee Williams ; director, Richard Eyre ; producer, Simon Curtis ; music, Richard Hartley.
Originally broadcast for British television on April 16, 1972 (Merchant of Venice) ; September 15, 1972 (Millionairess) ; May 5, 1988 (Bed among the lentils) ; and June 11, 1993 (Suddenly last summer).
Not rated.
Disc 1. The merchant of Venice (2 hr., 10 min.) ; bonus feature: Acting in the 60's : Maggie Smith -- Disc 2. The millionairess (1 hr., 40 min.) ; Talking heads: Bed among the lentils (49 min.) ; bonus features: radio play: The country wife ; Michael Parkinson interview -- Disc 3. Suddenly last summer (83 min.) ; bonus feature: Maggie Smith, a portrait.
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MW, 4-09
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Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1972)
Merchant of Venice.
Bed among the lentils.
Suddenly last summer.
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