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The madness of King George

Author: Nigel HawthorneHelen MirrenIan HolmAmanda DonohoeRupert GravesAll authors
Publisher: Canada : Seville Pictures, [2001?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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: History
Drama
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; Amanda Donohoe; Rupert Graves; Rupert Everett; Nicholas Hytner; Alan Bennett; Samuel Goldwyn Co.; Channel Four Films (Firm); Close Call Films.; Séville Pictures.
OCLC Number: 48949322
Language Note: Includes English dialogue and French dubbed dialogue. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on Alan Bennett's stage play The madness of George III.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music adapted by George Fenton.
Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Graves, Rupert Everett.
Awards: Academy awards for art direction and set decoration, 1994.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby stereo.
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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