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Author: Alvin RakoffFielder CookJohn GielgudWendy HillerPatrick McGoohanAll authors
Publisher: Ontario, Canada : BFS Video, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Best of Friends: 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. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Laurentia McLachlan; Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Sir; Bernard Shaw; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Sir; Laurentia McLachlan; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Bernard Shaw
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Rakoff; Fielder Cook; John Gielgud; Wendy Hiller; Patrick McGoohan; Billie Whitelaw; Ralph Richardson, Sir; Kenneth Haigh; Hugh Whitmore; London Film Productions.; Table Top Productions.; Group W Productions.; BFS Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0779252969 9780779252961
OCLC Number: 50240207
Notes: Best of Friends adapted from the letters and writings of Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Sir Sydney Cockerell and Bernard Shaw and produced for television in 1994.
Eagle in a cage produced as a motion picture in 1971.
"A Masterpiece Theatre presentation"--Container.
"30296-D"--Container.
Credits: 1st work: Senior cameraman, Martin Hawkins ; editor, Jake Bernard ; music, Sidney Sager. 2nd work: Director of photography, Frano Vodopivec ; edited by Max Benedict ; music, Marc Wilkinson.
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.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Contents: The quotable Bernard Shaw --
Biographies --Selected filmographies --
Trivia --
Bibliography --
Interactive menus --
Scene selection --
Bonus program. Eagle in a cage with Sir John Gielgud.
Other Titles: Eagle in a cage.
Best of friends ; Eagle in a cage
Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Responsibility: written by Hugh Whitmore based on his play ; produced and directed by Alvin Rakoff ; a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions for Channel 4. Eagle in a cage / a Group W Films, Ramona production ; produced by Millard Lampell, Albert Schwartz ; screenplay by Millard Lampell ; directed by Fielder Cook.

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Best of Friends: 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. (82 min.) 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. (88 min.).

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