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Becket

Author: Richard BurtonPeter O'TooleJohn GielgudDonald WolfitHal B WallisAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : MPI Home Video, [1985], ©1964.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As young men, Thomas à Becket and King Henry II of 12th century England wench and carouse together. In middle age, Henry appoints Becket Archbishop of Canterbury but a stormy clash develops when Becket, sobered by his office, challenges Henry's royal edicts.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Thomas, à Becket Saint; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Thomas, à Becket Saint
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Burton; Peter O'Toole; John Gielgud; Donald Wolfit; Hal B Wallis; Peter Glenville; Edward Anhalt; Jean Anouilh; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; MPI Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 15136261
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in 1964.
Based on the play by Jean Anouilh.
"MP 1053."
Credits: Photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; music, Laurence Rosenthal.
Cast: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures ; produced by Hal Wallis ; directed by Peter Glenville ; screenplay by Edward Anhalt.

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As young men, Thomas à Becket and King Henry II of 12th century England wench and carouse together. In middle age, Henry appoints Becket Archbishop of Canterbury but a stormy clash develops when Becket, sobered by his office, challenges Henry's royal edicts.

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