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Rime of the ancient mariner [videorecording] /
Lumiere-Cine International ; produced and directed by Raúl da Silva.
imprint
West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [1984]
description
1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0769784933, 9780769784939
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [1984]
isbn
0769784933
9780769784939
standard identifier
032031112193
publisher #
D1121
contents note
pt. 1. The strangest voyage : [the life of Samuel Coleridge] -- pt.2. The ancient mariner.
credits note
Animation director, Frances Lee ; designed and illustrated by Raul da Silva ; prologue written by Donald Hoffitt.
general note
Originally released as a film in 1974.
performer
Sir Michael Redgrave.
abstract
A two-part program which examines the life of Samuel Coleridge from his orphaned childhood to how his friendship with William and Dorothy Wordsworth inspired him to write The rime of the ancient mariner. Part 2 consists of a visualization of Coleridge's epic poem - The rime of the ancient mariner.
catalogue key
7326380
technical details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital.
A Look Inside
Excerpts
Excerpt from Book
Literature Documentary
First Chapter
Literature Documentary
Summaries
Main Description
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic poem is brought to life with an evocative mix of animated and real images which give this famous poem an exciting new dimension. This visually remarkable cinematic work is narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave, who gives an inspired reading of this literary classic. The program is presented in two parts. Part One is a biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge from his orphaned childhood, through his vain attempts at being a dashing blade in 18th Century London. Part Two is a unique visualization of Coleridge's poem that takes us on a lonely voyage where time and space are as limitless as the imagination.

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