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Irish escape

Author: Peter F StevensLiev SchrieberLisa HarneyPBS Home Video.Essential Viewing (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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In 1876, after eight years of incarceration at Fremantle Prison in Western Australia, six Irish political prisoners escaped to America on board the American whaler Catalpa. Under the pretext of a whaling voyage, the Catalpa and its courageous and unassuming captain, George Smith Anthony, were part of an ambitious plan to liberate the prisoners. Their story is one of swashbuckling adventure and heroism.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Named Person: George Smith Anthony
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Stevens; Liev Schrieber; Lisa Harney; PBS Home Video.; Essential Viewing (Firm); Crossing the Line Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Australian Broadcasting Corporation.; Raidió Teilifís Éireann.; New South Wales Film and Television Office.; Broadcasting Commission of Ireland.
ISBN: 0793693632 9780793693634
OCLC Number: 156941811
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series Secrets of the dead.
Performer(s): Liev Schreiber, narrator.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen.
Other Titles: Secrets of the dead (Television program)
Responsibility: an Essential Viewing and Crossing the Line Films production for Thirteen/WNET in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Telefis Éireann, NSW Film and Television Office, and the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland ; producer/director: Lisa Harney.

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In 1876, after eight years of incarceration at Fremantle Prison in Western Australia, six Irish political prisoners escaped to America on board the American whaler Catalpa. Under the pretext of a whaling voyage, the Catalpa and its courageous and unassuming captain, George Smith Anthony, were part of an ambitious plan to liberate the prisoners. Their story is one of swashbuckling adventure and heroism.

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