Ken Russell : at the BBC / BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; produced and directed by Ken Russell.

Elgar: A partly dramatized account of the life of classical composer Sir Edward Elgar. The Debussy film: An impression of the music and life of the French composer Claude Debussy. Always on Sunday: An interpretation of the life of French primitive painter Henri Douanier Rousseau. Isadora : the bigge...

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Uniform Title:Rovi Media Collection. Movies.
Rovi K-12 education materials.
Corporate Authors: BBC Worldwide Ltd
BBC Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Russell, Ken, 1927-2011 (Producer, Director, Screenwriter)
Burton, Humphrey, 1931- (Producer)
Bragg, Melvyn, 1939- (Screenwriter)
Fenby, Eric, 1906-1997 (Screenwriter)
Frazer, Austin (Screenwriter)
Stokes, Sewell, 1902-1979 (Screenwriter)
Wheldon, Huw, 1916-1986 (Screenwriter)
Adrian, Max, 1902-1973 (Actor)
Bowles, Peter, 1936-2022 (Actor)
Brett, Peter (Actor)
Gable, Christopher (Actor)
Gregory, Rowena, 1929- (Actor)
McGrath, George (Actor)
Pickles, Vivian (Actor)
Reed, Oliver, 1938-1999 (Actor)
Language:English
Language and/or Writing System:
English; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Published: [Great Britain] : Burbank, Calif : BBC Video ; Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video Inc., [2008], ©2008.
Series:Rovi Media Collection. Movies.
Rovi K-12 education materials.
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Physical Description:3 videodiscs (409 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: Video DVD
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Elgar: A partly dramatized account of the life of classical composer Sir Edward Elgar.
The Debussy film: An impression of the music and life of the French composer Claude Debussy.
Always on Sunday: An interpretation of the life of French primitive painter Henri Douanier Rousseau.
Isadora : the biggest dancer in the world: A dramatized biography of the American dancer Isadora Duncan.
Dante's inferno: A film showing the private life of the emotional poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Song of summer: A biography of the last five years of Frederick Delius, the blind and paralyzed composer.
Note:Title from container.
Song of summer based on Delius as I knew him by Eric Fenby.
"The visionary award-winning English director, Ken Russell, is best known for his attention to detail and his flamboyant and controversial style. As the first documentary film maker to use re-enactments, he established himself as a ground-breaking pioneer. The early Ken Russell works in this collection set new standards in documentary filmmaking and paved the way for a brilliant career that has spanned six decades."--Container.
Special features: Ken Russell in conversation; Late night line-up: Russell at work.
Videorecording.
Call Number:CS3 D0100744 VideoDVD
ISBN:141986856X
9781419868566
Credits:Writers, Melvyn Bragg, Eric Fenby, Austin Frazer, Ken Russell, Sewell Stokes, Huw Wheldon ; Elgar producer, Humphrey Burton.
System Details:DVD9 (2 discs), DVD (1 disc), NTSC, region 1, 4:3 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Cast:
Starring: Max Adrian, Peter Bowles, Peter Brett, Christopher Gable, Rowena Gregory, George McGrath, Vivian Pickles, Oliver Reed.