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The Bostonians

Author: Ismail MerchantRuth Prawer JhabvalaJames IvoryChristopher ReeveVanessa RedgraveAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Home Vision Entertainment, ©2003.
Series: Merchant Ivory collection.; Criterion collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Olive, a militant 19th century suffragette, takes on the education of a young girl with the gift of oratory. Olive hopes to use her gift for the feminist cause, but finds her student involved in a love triangle with Basil Ransom, a young lawyer from Mississippi, who is strongly opposed to the feminists in Boston.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ismail Merchant; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; James Ivory; Christopher Reeve; Vanessa Redgrave; Jessica Tandy; Nancy Marchand; Linda Hunt; Madeleine Potter; Walter Lassally; Katherine Wenning; Mark Potter, Jr.; Richard Robbins; Henry James; Merchant Ivory Productions.; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780026756 9780780026759
OCLC Number: 52960129
Language Note: English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
A novel by Henry James.
Credits: Director of photography, Walter Lassally ; editors, Katherine Wenning, Mark Potter, Jr. ; music, Richard Robbins.
Cast: Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy, Nancy Marchand, Linda Hunt, Madeleine Potter.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation.
Series Title: Merchant Ivory collection.; Criterion collection.
Other Titles: Bostonians (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory.

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Olive, a militant 19th century suffragette, takes on the education of a young girl with the gift of oratory. Olive hopes to use her gift for the feminist cause, but finds her student involved in a love triangle with Basil Ransom, a young lawyer from Mississippi, who is strongly opposed to the feminists in Boston.

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