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The Forsyte saga [videorecording] : the complete series /
producer, Donald Wilson ; BBC.
edition
Standard format.
imprint
Burbank, CA : BBC Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2002, c1967.
description
7 videodiscs (ca. 1300 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Burbank, CA : BBC Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2002, c1967.
contents note
Disc 1: Family festival / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles -- Family scandal / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles -- Pursuit of happiness / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles -- Dinner at Swithins / dramatised by Constance Cox ; directed by David Giles.
Disc 2: Man of property / dramatised by Constance Cox ; directed by David Giles -- Decisions / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles -- Into the dark / dramatised by Constance Cox ; directed by David Giles -- Indian summer of a Forsyte / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles.
Disc 3: In chancery / dramatised by Lawrie Craig ; directed by David Giles -- Challenge / dramatised by Lawrie Craig ; directed by David Giles -- In the web / dramatised by Lawrie Craig ; directed by David Giles -- Birth of a Forsyte / dramatised by Lawrie Craig ; directed by David Giles.
Disc 4: Encounter / dramatised by Vincent Tilsley ; directed by James Cellan Jones -- Conflict / dramatised by Vincent Tilsley ; directed by James Cellan Jones -- To let / dramatised by Vincent Tilsley ; directed by James Cellan Jones -- Family wedding / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by James Cellan Jones.
Disc 5: White monkey / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by James Cellan Jones -- Afternoon of a dryad / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by James Cellan Jones -- No retreat / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by James Cellan Jones -- Silent wooing / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by James Cellan Jones.
Disc 6: Action for libel / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by David Giles -- Silver spoon / dramatised by Anthony Steven ; directed by David Giles -- Strike / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles -- Afternoon at Ascot / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles.
Disc 7: Portrait of Fleur / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles -- Swan song / dramatised by Donald Wilson ; directed by David Giles.
credits note
Film cameraman, Ken Westbury (1-9, 11-12, 16), Tony Leggo (13-15, 20-21) ; film editor, Peter Pierce (1-9), Larry Toft (10, 13-14), David Taylor (11-12, 15-16), Ronald Bowman (19), Geoffrey Fry (20-21) ; music, Marcus Dods.
general note
Based on the books by John Galsworthy.
Disc 7 includes two production featurettes, Soames vs. Irene featurette, The Forsyte phenomenon featurette, deleted and alternate scenes, outtakes, and cast biographical notes.
Originally produced as episodes of the television program The Forsyte saga in 1967.
Subtitle from container.
performer
Kenneth More (1-15), Eric Porter, Nyree Dawn Porter (2-15, 20, 23-26), Susan Hampshire (13-26), Nicholas Pennell (16-26).
abstract
The Forsytes, an upper-middle-class British family, are caught between the conflicting demands of their own passions and the strict social and moral codes of the Victorian Era in this multigenerational family drama.
language note
Closed captioned.
catalogue key
9295121
technical details
DVD player required.

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