skip to content
The best of friends Eagle in a cage Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The best of friends Eagle in a cage

Author: Hugh WhitmoreAlvin RakoffJohn GielgudWendy HillerPatrick McGoohanAll authors
Publisher: Ontario, Canada : BFS Video, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Television plays
Biographical television programs
Named Person: Bernard Shaw; Laurentia McLachlan; Sydney Cockerell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Whitmore; Alvin Rakoff; John Gielgud; Wendy Hiller; Patrick McGoohan; Billie Whitelaw; Ralph Richardson, Sir; Kenneth Haigh; Moses Gunn; Ferdy Mayne; Lee Montague; Georgina Hale; Michael Williams; London Film Productions.; Table Top Productions.; BFS Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0779252969 9780779252961
OCLC Number: 50238410
Notes: Based on the stage play by Hugh Whitmore.
Adapted from the letters and writings of Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Sir Sydney Cockerell and Bernard Shaw.
Cat. no. "30296-D."
Bonus feature: Eagle in a cage.
Special features: The Quotable Bernard Shaw, biographies, selected filmographies, trivia, bibliography, interactive menus and scene selection.
Credits: The Best of friends: Produced & directed by Alvin Rakoff ; associate producer, Sarah Stamp ; production manager, Lorraine Goodman ; costume designer, Jane Robinson ; original music, Sidney Sager ; production designer, Eileen Diss ; executive producers, Johan Eliasch, Steven Worth, Tom Donald ; written by Hugh Whitmore. Eagle in a cage: Associate producer, Peter S. Katz ; production manager, Stipe Gurdulic ; edited by Max Benedict.
Cast: The Best of friends: Sir John Gielgud, Dame Wendy Hiller, Patrick McGoohan. Eagle in a cage: Billie Whitelaw, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Kenneth Haigh, Moses Gunn, Ferdy Mayne, Lee Montague, Georgina Hale, and Michael Williams.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 175 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Eagle in a cage
Responsibility: a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions.

Abstract:

In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50238410>
library:oclcnum"50238410"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/50238410>
rdf:typeschema:Movie
rdf:typej.2:DVD
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contentRating"Not rated."
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1991"
schema:datePublished"1991"
schema:description"In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/350555643>
schema:genre"Television plays."@en
schema:genre"Biographical television programs."@en
schema:genre"Television plays"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The best of friends Eagle in a cage"@en
schema:name"Eagle in a cage"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.