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The madness of King George

Author: Nicholas HytnerNigel HawthorneHelen MirrenIan HolmAmanda DonohoeAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Distributed by Orion Home Video, [1998], ©1994.
Series: Contemporary classics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown mental illness.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Hytner; Nigel Hawthorne; Helen Mirren; Ian Holm; Amanda Donohoe; Rupert Graves; Rupert Everett; Alan Bennett; Samuel Goldwyn Co.; Channel Four Films (Firm); Close Call Films.; Orion Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079289958X 9780792899587
OCLC Number: 39705250
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on Alan Bennett's stage play: The madness of George III.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1994.
Formatted to fit TV screen.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn; editor, Tariq Anwar; music adapted by George Fenton.
Performer(s): Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Graves, Rupert Everett.
Target Audience: Rated PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 1 hr., 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi, Dolby surround stereo; digital video transfer.
Series Title: Contemporary classics.
Responsibility: the Samuel Goldwyn Company and Channel Four Films present a Close Call Films production ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; produced by Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown mental illness.

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