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The Lion in winter

Author: Anthony HarveyJoseph E LevineMartin PollJohn BloomDouglas SlocombeAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2001.
Series: Vintage classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: James Goldman; James Goldman; Henry, King of England; Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Harvey; Joseph E Levine; Martin Poll; John Bloom; Douglas Slocombe; John Barry; Peter O'Toole; Katharine Hepburn; Anthony Hopkins; Jane Merrow; John Castle; Timothy Dalton; Nigel Stock; Nigel Terry; James Goldman; Avco Embassy Pictures.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792849205 9780792849209
OCLC Number: 47226734
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on James Goldman's play "Lion in Winter."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
A foreign film (Great Britain).
Special features: audio commentary by the director, original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Editor, John Bloom ; director of photography Douglas Slocombe ; music composed and conducted by John Barry.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Merrow, John Castle, Timothy Dalton, Anthony Hopkins, Nigel Stock, Nigel Terry.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1969: Best actress in a leading role (Hepburn) ; best music, original score (Barry); best adapted screenplay (Goldman). British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1969: Anthony Asquith Award for film music (Barry) ; best actress (Hepburn). Directors Guild of America, 1969: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Harvey). Golden Globe Awards, 1969: Best motion picture-drama ; best Motion Picture Actor - Drama (O'Toole).
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; dolby digital mono, widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio).
Series Title: Vintage classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Other Titles: Lion in winter (Motion picture)
Responsibility: an Avco Embassy film ; Joseph E. Levine presents ; a Martin Poll production ; screenplay by James Goldman ; produced by Martin Poll ; directed by Anthony Harvey.
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Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne.

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by demo (WorldCat user on 2008-06-13)

Oscar-winning screenplay by James Goldman, adapted from Goldman's stage play of the same name.

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A bit inaccurate but loads of fun!

by demo (WorldCat user published 2007-02-09) Excellent Permalink
Despite a few historical inaccuracies and occasionally anachronistic dialog, this is a witty and enjoyable play with many memorable one-liners. Set at Henry's Christmas Court in Chinon 1183 during the young king of France's first official visit, much of the play is a verbal duel between King Henry and...
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