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The First Churchills (2004)


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Published: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2004]
Description:  4 videodiscs (ca. 533 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1569387206, 6308698873,
Language:  English

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Contains all 12 episodes of the complete drama

Originally broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre as a television mini-series in 1969

Based on the biography by Winston Churchill

Special features: exclusive interview with Susan Hampshire; photo gallery; cast filmographies; full-color insert with a sampling of the real love leters of Sarah and John Churchill; glossary of historical figures and terms; House of Stuart family tree

Susan Hampshire, John Neville, James Villiers, John Westbrook, John Standing, Margaret Tyzack, Frederick Peisley, Job Stewart, Alan Rowe

Tells the story of the 50-year marriage of John and Sarah Churchill, the first Churchills to make their mark on British history. John was a handsome and charismatc general who won the battles that shaped the future of England. Sarah was a fiery beauty whose passion and intellect made her a favorite at court and won the undying devotion of her husband. The turbulent history of 17th century England is seen through the eyes of Sarah, and are filtered through her love for John and their shared love of England

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono


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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Additional Credits:
Giles, David
Hampshire, Susan, 1942-
Neville, John, 1925-
Villiers, James, 1933-1998
Westbrook, John, 1922-
Standing, John, 1934-
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Acorn Media (Firm)

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