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Edward & Mrs. Simpson

Author: Andrew BrownSimon RavenWaris HusseinEdward FoxCynthia HarrisAll authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; New York : Distributed by New Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD videodisc
Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Television adaptations
Fiction television programs
Television mini-series
Historical
Drama
Named Person: Edward Windsor, Duke of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Brown; Simon Raven; Waris Hussein; Edward Fox; Cynthia Harris; Peggy Ashcroft; Maurice Denham; Marius Goring; Beryl Wilkins; Ron Grainer; Frances Lonsdale Donaldson, Lady.; Thames Television, ltd.; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767077776 9780767077774 1422991385 9781422991381 0767077784 9780767077781 0767077792 9780767077798
OCLC Number: 57351348
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978.
Based on the book "Edward VIII" by Frances Donaldson.
Credits: Editor, Beryl Wilkins ; music, Ron Grainer ; costume designers, Jennie Tate, Diane Thurley ; production designers, Allan Cameron, Martin Hebert.
Cast: Edward Fox, Cynthia Harris, Peggy Ashcroft, Maurice Denham, Marius Goring.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 350 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: V. 1. The little prince ; Venus at the prow ; The new king ; The divorce --
v. 2. The decision ; Proposals ; The abdication ; A & E Biography : Wallis Simpson.
Other Titles: Edward and Mrs. Simpson
Responsibility: Thames Television ; produced by Andrew Brown ; writer, Simon Raven ; directed by Waris Hussein.

Abstract:

On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available.

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