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Jim Henson's The storyteller : the definitive collection

Author: Anthony MinghellaMark ShivasSteve BarronDuncan KenworthyCharles SturridgeAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A storyteller accompanied by a talking dog serves as host and narrator for these adaptations of classic children's stories. Jim Henson's Creature Shop provides special effects, animation, puppetry, and makeup to bring unique qualities to this dual-themed fantasy series. Disc 1 is hosted by John Hurt as the Storyteller and features European folklore; disc 2 is hosted by Michael Gambon as a grave-robbing Athenian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Drama
Named Person: Orpheus, (Greek mythological character); Eurydice, (Greek mythological character); Theseus, King of Athens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Minghella; Mark Shivas; Steve Barron; Duncan Kenworthy; Charles Sturridge; Jon Amiel; Jim Henson; Peter Smith; Paul Weiland; Nigel Williams; Tony Smith; David Garfath; John Madden; John Hurt; Brian Henson; Maggie Wilkinson; Reece Dinsdale; Bryan Pringle; Steven Mackintosh; Bob Peck; Jane Horrocks; Sean Bean; Miranda Richardson; Jonathan Pryce; Alison Doody; Jennifer Saunders; Frederick Warder; Elliot Spiers; Michael Gambon; Derek Jacobi; Ian Hawkes; Art Malik; Gina Bellman; Frances Barber; Jeremy Gilley; David Morrissey; Maggie O'Neill; Robert Flemyng; Rachel Portman; Jim Henson's Creature Shop.; Jim Henson Television.; Jim Henson Company.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 142480163X 9781424801633
OCLC Number: 69678713
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Collective title from set container, disc titles from disc menus, episode titles from credits.
Originally produced as a television series in 1987.
"Remastered in high definition" -- Container.
Credits: Music, Rachel Portman.
Cast: The Storyteller: Maggie Wilkinson, Reece Dinsdale, Bryan Pringle, Steven Mackintosh, Bob Peck, Jane Horrocks, Sean Bean, Miranda Richardson, Jonathan Pryce, Alison Doody, Jennifer Saunders, Frederick Warder, Elliot Spiers.
Cast for The Storyteller, Greek Myths: Derek Jacobi, Ian Hawkes, Art Malik, Gina Bellman, Frances Barber, Jeremy Gilley, David Morrissey, Maggie O'Neill, Robert Flemyng.
Performer(s): The Storyteller: Host, John Hurt ; The Dog, Brian Henson.
The Storyteller Greek Myths: Host, Michael Gambon.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (310 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo ; full screen 1.33:1.
Contents: disc 1. The Storyteller: Hans my hedgehog / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Steve Barron (24 min.) --
Fearnot / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Steve Barron (24 min.) --
A story short / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Charles Sturridge (24 min.) --
The luck child / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Jon Amiel (24 min.) --
The soldier & death / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Jim Henson (24 min.) --
The true bride / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Peter Smith (24 min.) --
The three ravens / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Paul Weiland (24 min.) --
Sapsorrow / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Steve Barron (24 min.) --
The heartless giant / screenplay by Anthony Minghella ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Jim Henson (24 min.). disc 2. The Storyteller, Greek myths: Daedalus and Icarus / created by Anthony Minghella ; screenplay by Nigel Williams ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Paul Weiland (24 min.) --
Orpheus and Eurydice / created by Anthony Minghella ; screenplay by Nigel Williams ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by Tony Smith (24 min.) --
Perseus and the gorgon / created by Anthony Minghella ; screenplay by Nigel Williams ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by David Garfath (24 min.) --
Theseus and the minotaur / created by Anthony Minghella ; screenplay by Nigel Williams ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; directed by John Madden (24 min.).
Other Titles: Storyteller
Storyteller: Greek myths.
Storyteller (Television program)
Storyteller :
Storyteller :
Storyteller (Television program)
Responsibility: Jim Henson Home Entertainment ; [featuring] Jim Henson's Creature Shop ; Jim Henson Television ; Jim Henson Company.

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A storyteller accompanied by a talking dog serves as host and narrator for these adaptations of classic children's stories. Jim Henson's Creature Shop provides special effects, animation, puppetry, and makeup to bring unique qualities to this dual-themed fantasy series. Disc 1 is hosted by John Hurt as the Storyteller and features European folklore; disc 2 is hosted by Michael Gambon as a grave-robbing Athenian version of the Storyteller with tales from Greek mythology.

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