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The Great War E

£50.00

Product description

The Great War is a 26 episode documentary series from 1964 on the First World War. The documentary was a co-production of the Imperial War Museum, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Commission. It is narrated by Michael Redgrave, with readings by Marius Goring, Ralph Richardson, Cyril Luckham, Sebastian Shaw and Emlyn Williams. Each episode is around 40 minutes long and were written by John Terraine, Corelli Barnett, Barrie Pitt, Antony Jay, Ed Rollins, Alistair Horne, Gordon Watkins, Robert Kee, Harold Shukman and John Williams.

There are seven compact discs, including a bonus disc of material from the Imperial War Museum, in DVD cases contained within a two-part box. The CDs and cases are in very good condition, while the box is in the same condition with only minor shelf wear. The booklet provides details on each episode as well as credits for the series, and this copy is undamaged.

According to the blurb, 'This series features the best archive footage from one million feet of film and 20,000 photographs collected from 37 individual sources worldwide. There are interviews with war veterans and extracts from diaries, letters and reports from the war.'

Item details

Actors:
Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams, Marius Goring
Classification:
E
Condition:
Used
Director(s):
Garland, Nicholas
Display format:
4:3
EAN-13:
5019322047452
Film studio:
Simply Home Entertainment
Genre:
Documentary
Region:
2

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About this item

The Great War is a 26 episode documentary series from 1964 on the First World War. The documentary was a co-production of the Imperial War Museum, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Commission. It is narrated by Michael Redgrave, with readings by Marius Goring, Ralph Richardson, Cyril Luckham, Sebastian Shaw and Emlyn Williams. Each episode is around 40 minutes long and were written by John Terraine, Corelli Barnett, Barrie Pitt, Antony Jay, Ed Rollins, Alistair Horne, Gordon Watkins, Robert Kee, Harold Shukman and John Williams.

There are seven compact discs, including a bonus disc of material from the Imperial War Museum, in DVD cases contained within a two-part box. The CDs and cases are in very good condition, while the box is in the same condition with only minor shelf wear. The booklet provides details on each episode as well as credits for the series, and this copy is undamaged.

According to the blurb, 'This series features the best archive footage from one million feet of film and 20,000 photographs collected from 37 individual sources worldwide. There are interviews with war veterans and extracts from diaries, letters and reports from the war.'

Actors:
Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams, Marius Goring
Classification:
E
Condition:
Used
Director(s):
Garland, Nicholas
Display format:
4:3
EAN-13:
5019322047452
Film studio:
Simply Home Entertainment
Genre:
Documentary
Region:
2

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