Maggie Smith at the BBC [videorecording]
Title
Maggie Smith at the BBC [videorecording]

ISBN
9781419867545

Publication Information
[London] : 2 Entertain : BBC Video : Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc., c2008.

Physical Description
3 videodiscs (ca. 362 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format ; NTSC, region 1, 4:3 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono. and stereo.
 
The merchant of Venice: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Apr. 16, 1972.
 
The millionairess: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Sept. 15, 1972.
 
Bed among the lentils: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television mini-series Talking heads, May 5, 1988.
 
Suddenly last summer: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Performance, Jun. 11, 1993.
 
Program notes with an introduction by Al Senter ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
 
Special features: Disc 1: Acting in the 60's: Maggie Smith, an interview with Maggie Smith (44 min.); Disc 2: The country wife, a radio play starring Maggie Smith, Jonathan Pryce, John Duttine and John Moffat (ca. 120 min.), a Maggie Smith interview with Michael Parkinson (ca. 16 min.); Disc 3: Maggie Smith at the BBC: a portrait (ca. 31 min.).

Contents
Disc 1. The merchant of Venice (131 min.) -- disc 2. The millionairess (100 min.) ; Bed among the lentils (49 min.) -- disc 3. Suddenly last summer.

Abstract
The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare's comedy in which a young merchant attempts to extricate himself from an onerous contract with a vicious shylock.
 
The millionairess: Shaw's comedy in which a wealthy, heiress seeks romance with an Egyptian doctor who only tends to the poor.
 
Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar.
 
Suddenly last summer: A wealthy Southern matriarch tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end her niece's haunting hallucinations about her son's lurid death.

Personal Subject
Smith, Maggie, 1934--Interviews-Video recordings.

Subject
Moneylenders -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Women millionaires -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Spouses of clergy -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Mothers and sons -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Murder victims' families -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Televised plays -- Video recordings.
 
Televised performances -- Video recordings.
 
Television adaptations -- Video recordings.
 
Made-for-TV movies -- Video recordings.
 
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
DVD videodiscs.

Added Author
Smith, Maggie, 1934-
 
Finlay, Frank, 1926-2016.
 
Gray, Charles D., 1928-2000.
 
Gable, Christopher.
 
Hughes, Nerys, 1941-
 
Baker, Tom, 1934-
 
Barkworth, Peter.
 
Villiers, James, 1933-1998.
 
Morgan, Priscilla.
 
Pickering, Donald, 1933-2009.
 
Lowe, Rob.
 
Richardson, Natasha.
 
Grant, Richard E., 1957-
 
Redmond, Moira.
 
Linehan, Rosaleen.
 
Messina, Cedric.
 
Slater, William.
 
Bennett, Alan, 1934-
 
Eyre, Richard, 1943-
 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
 
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Millionairess.
 
Bennett, Alan, 1934- Bed among the lentils.
 
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Suddenly last summer.

Added Corporate Author
British Broadcasting Corporation.
 
2 Entertain (Firm)
 
BBC Video (Firm)
 
Warner Home Video (Firm)

Added Uniform Title
Play of the month.
 
Talking heads (Television program)

Added Title
Merchant of Venice.
 
Millionairess.
 
Bed among the lentils.
 
Suddenly last summer.


LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
St. George BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) Maggie Smith (2008)Checked In