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C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower

Author: Andrew BensonAndrew GrieveIoan GruffuddRobert LindsayDorian HealyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E : Distributed by New Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task.
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Genre/Form: Historical films
War films
Made-for-TV movies
Motion picture film collections
Motion pictures, British
Foreign films
Television adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Action and adventure television programs
Television series
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Benson; Andrew Grieve; Ioan Gruffudd; Robert Lindsay; Dorian Healy; Michael Byrne; Robert Bathurst; Denis Lawson; Ian McNeice; Andrew Tiernan; Cherie Lunghi; Christopher Fulford; Ronald Pickup; Antony Sher; Samuel West; John Shrapnel; Peter Vaughan; David Warner; Nicholas Jones; Philip Glenister; Jamie Bamber; David Rintoul; Paul Copley; Sean Gilder; Paul McGann; Lorcan Cranitch; Tony Haygarth; Julia Sawalha; Barbara Flynn; Greg Wise; Jim Carter; Ron Cook; John Mollo; John Keane; Andrew Mollo; Keith Palmer; C S Forester; Celtic Films.; Picture Palace (Firm); Meridian Broadcasting.; United Film & Television Productions.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422915239 9781422915233
OCLC Number: 256075407
Language Note: Optional English subtitles; closed captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the books by C.S. Forester.
Special features: Disc 1. About C.S. Forester; Disc 2. Nautical terms; Disc 3. Horatio Hornblower : an epic in the making; Disc 4. England's royal warships; Disc 5. 3D cannon; Sail 2000; Disc 6. C.S. Forester; Classes of ships; Disc 7. Optional commentary by Andrew Grieve and Andrew Benson; Biographies for Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Andrew Grieve, Andrew Benson, John Mollo; Photo gallery; Disc 8. Optional commentary by Andrew Grieve, Andrew Benson, John Mollo; Horatio on Horatio : an interview with Ioan Gruffudd; Photo gallery.
Credits: Costume designer, John Mollo ; music composed by John Keane ; production designer, Andrew Mollo, Rob Harris ; film editor, Keith Palmer.
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Dorian Healy, Michael Byrne, Robert Bathurst, Denis Lawson, Ian McNeice, Andrew Tiernan, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford, Ronald Pickup, Antony Sher, Samuel West, John Shrapnel, Peter Vaughn, David Warner, Nicholas Jones, Philip Glenister, Jamie Bamber, David Rintoul, Paul Copley, Sean Gilder, Paul McGann, Lorcan Cranitch, Tony Haygarth, Julia Sawalha, Barbara Flynn, Greg Wise, Jim Carter, Ron Cook.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by ITV and ITV1, 1998-2003.
Description: 8 videodiscs (ca. 13 hr., 20 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. The duel / screenplay by Russell Lewis (c1998) --
disc 2. The fire ships / screenplay by Mike Cullen (c1998) --
disc 3. The duchess and the devil / screenplay by Patrick Harbinson (c1999) --
disc 4. The wrong war / screenplay by Chris Ould (c1998) --
disc 5. The mutiny / screenplay by T.R. Bowen (c2000) --
disc 6. Retribution / screenplay by Ben Rostul (c2000) --
disc 7. Loyalty / screenplay by Niall Leonard (c2002) --
disc 8. Duty / screenplay by Stephen Churchett (c2002).
Other Titles: Hornblower (Television program)
Horatio Hornblower
Hornblower
Responsibility: [produced by Andrew Benson ; directed by Andrew Grieve ; series developed by Celtic/Picture Palace for Meridian ; United Productions in association with A & E Networks].

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Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task.

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