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The Resource The Forsyte saga, by John Galsworthy ; written by Stephen Mallatratt and Jan McVerry ; produced by Sita Williams ; directed by Christopher Menaul and David Moore ; a Granada Television production, (videorecording)

The Forsyte saga, by John Galsworthy ; written by Stephen Mallatratt and Jan McVerry ; produced by Sita Williams ; directed by Christopher Menaul and David Moore ; a Granada Television production, (videorecording)

Label
The Forsyte saga
Title
The Forsyte saga
Statement of responsibility
by John Galsworthy ; written by Stephen Mallatratt and Jan McVerry ; produced by Sita Williams ; directed by Christopher Menaul and David Moore ; a Granada Television production
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is late in the Victorian era, and two branches of an upper-crust family--the "good" Forsytes, headed by well-meaning Old Jolyon, and the "bad" Forsytes, headed by crusty barrister James--are at odds, eternally squabbling. The 'saga' focuses on the younger generations - Young Jolyon, Soames, Winifred, June - and their struggles with emotional repression, the rejection of Victorian mores, and the sea changes taking place as a less repressive society emerged. Every family may indeed have its vicissitudes, but few have as many as John Galsworthy's Forsytes
Member of
Cataloging source
JAG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Forsyte saga (Television program : 2002)
  • Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Sue Gibson, Alan Almond ; film editor, Tony Cranstoun, Anthony Ham ; composer, Geoffrey Burgon ; captioning by Media Access Group at WGBH
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Damian Lewis (Soames), Rupert Graves (Young Jolyon), Gina McKee (Irene), Corin Redgrave (Old Jolyon), Ioan Gruffudd (Phillip Bosinney), Gillian Kearney (June), Amanda Root (Winifred), Ben Miles (Dartie), John Carlisle (James), Barbara Flynn (Emily), Judy Campbell (Aunt Ann), Wendy Craig (Aunt Juley), Ann Bell (Aunt Hester)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1963-
  • 1964-
  • 1867-1933
  • 1867-1933
  • 1867-1933
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  • Williams, Sita
  • Menaul, Christopher
  • Moore, David
  • Mallatratt, Stephen
  • McVerry, Jan
  • Lewis, Damian
  • Graves, Rupert
  • McKee, Gina
  • Redgrave, Corin
  • Gruffudd, Ioan
  • Galsworthy, John
  • Galsworthy, John
  • Galsworthy, John
  • Granada Television
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
426
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forsyte family (Fictitious characters)
  • Marriage
  • Families
  • Middle class
  • Women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • England
  • Galsworthy, John
Technique
live action
Label
The Forsyte saga, by John Galsworthy ; written by Stephen Mallatratt and Jan McVerry ; produced by Sita Williams ; directed by Christopher Menaul and David Moore ; a Granada Television production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the books by John Galsworthy
  • Originally broadcast on October 6, 13, 20 and 27 and November 3, 10 and 17 of 2002, as episodes of the PBS television program Masterpiece Theatre
  • Special features: Making of 'The Forsyte Saga' [featurette] (21 min.) ; behind-the-scenes photo gallery ; John Galsworthy biography [text feature] ; cast biographies [text feature]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1 Vol. 1
  • Episode one -- Bedside manner -- Sketchy trust -- Final words -- Chance meeting -- Bonds of a family -- Proposals -- Chemistry -- Build a future
  • (75 min.)
  • Episode two -- Reunions -- Hidden dealing -- Truth revealed -- Surprise visit -- High tensions -- Duty served -- Rejections -- Cuckolded
  • (70 min.)
  • Disc 2 Vol. 2
  • Episode three -- Robin Hill -- Courting peril -- Worrying news -- Settling scores -- Rising pain -- Day in court -- Judgment -- Loss of life
  • (70 min.)
  • Episode four -- Rings of fate -- Ashes to ashes -- Familial home -- Irene's return -- Lifting spirits -- Release -- Sudden loss -- Farewells
  • (69 min.)
  • Disc 3 Vol. 3
  • Episode five -- Passage of time -- Shirts lost -- Morning after -- Education -- Legal property -- Pursuit -- Family ties -- Paris meeting
  • (70 min.)
  • Episode six -- Complications -- Bounding back -- Shipping off -- Revelations -- Degradation -- Children arrive -- New beginning -- Grave choice
  • (72 min.)
Control code
ocm50756897
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Complete UK broadcast ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (426 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781569385289
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961528998
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-5289
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 451117
  • (Sirsi) o50756897
  • (OCoLC)50756897
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Forsyte saga, by John Galsworthy ; written by Stephen Mallatratt and Jan McVerry ; produced by Sita Williams ; directed by Christopher Menaul and David Moore ; a Granada Television production, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the books by John Galsworthy
  • Originally broadcast on October 6, 13, 20 and 27 and November 3, 10 and 17 of 2002, as episodes of the PBS television program Masterpiece Theatre
  • Special features: Making of 'The Forsyte Saga' [featurette] (21 min.) ; behind-the-scenes photo gallery ; John Galsworthy biography [text feature] ; cast biographies [text feature]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1 Vol. 1
  • Episode one -- Bedside manner -- Sketchy trust -- Final words -- Chance meeting -- Bonds of a family -- Proposals -- Chemistry -- Build a future
  • (75 min.)
  • Episode two -- Reunions -- Hidden dealing -- Truth revealed -- Surprise visit -- High tensions -- Duty served -- Rejections -- Cuckolded
  • (70 min.)
  • Disc 2 Vol. 2
  • Episode three -- Robin Hill -- Courting peril -- Worrying news -- Settling scores -- Rising pain -- Day in court -- Judgment -- Loss of life
  • (70 min.)
  • Episode four -- Rings of fate -- Ashes to ashes -- Familial home -- Irene's return -- Lifting spirits -- Release -- Sudden loss -- Farewells
  • (69 min.)
  • Disc 3 Vol. 3
  • Episode five -- Passage of time -- Shirts lost -- Morning after -- Education -- Legal property -- Pursuit -- Family ties -- Paris meeting
  • (70 min.)
  • Episode six -- Complications -- Bounding back -- Shipping off -- Revelations -- Degradation -- Children arrive -- New beginning -- Grave choice
  • (72 min.)
Control code
ocm50756897
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Complete UK broadcast ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (426 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781569385289
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961528998
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-5289
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 451117
  • (Sirsi) o50756897
  • (OCoLC)50756897
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation
Video recording format
laserdisc

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