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The Madness of King George

Author: Nigel HawthorneHelen MirrenIan HolmAlan BennettSamuel Goldwyn Co.All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment ; Los Angeles, Calif. : Hallmark Home Entertainment, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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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 illness.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Hawthorne; Helen Mirren; Ian Holm; Alan Bennett; Samuel Goldwyn Co.; Channel Four Films (Firm); Close Call Films.; Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment (Firm); Hallmark Home Entertainment.
ISBN: 1574920162 9781574920161
OCLC Number: 33156190
Language Note: In English with Spanish subtitles. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1995 motion picture.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Rated PG-13.
Based on the stage play by Alan Bennett.
Credits: Producers, Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; director, Nicholas Hytner ; screenplay, Alan Bennett.
Performer(s): Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm.
Awards: 1994 Academy Award winner for Best Art Direction. Winner of the award for Best Actress, 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
Description: 1 videocassette (110 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Side One. [1] Opening Logos --
[2] Main Title --
[3] Petitioner's Greeting --
[4] Business before Bells --
[5] Sleepless Night --
[6] The King's Well-Being --
[7] An Early Start --
[8] Outrage at the Concert --
[9] Fear of a Flood --
[10] Medical Opinion --
[11] A House Decision. Side Two. [12] Residing at Windsor --
[13] Instrument of Torture --
[14] A Commitment to Treatment --
[15] Progress --
[16] Bill of Change --
[17] New discovers --
[18] Shakespeare's Tragedy --
[19] An Important Appointment --
[20] Payoff for the Struggle --
[21] A Model Family --
[22] End Credits.
Responsibility: the Samuel Goldwyn Company and Channel Four Films present a Close Call Films Production.

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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 illness.

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