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A man for all seasons

Author: Fred ZinnemannRobert BoltPaul ScofieldWendy HillerLeo McKernAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Chancellor of England, Sir Thomas More, is placed in a difficult position when Henry VIII breaks with the Catholic Church over its refusal to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Henry demands More's endorsement of this act. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Thomas More, Saint; Henry, King of England; Anne Boleyn, Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Zinnemann; Robert Bolt; Paul Scofield; Wendy Hiller; Leo McKern; Orson Welles; Robert Shaw; Susannah York; Nigel Davenport; John Hurt; Corin Redgrave; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424847478 9781424847471
OCLC Number: 727420516
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1 or mono.) or French dialogue with optional English, French or Portuguese subtitles; feature open-captioned in English; closed-captioned.
Notes: From the play by Robert Bolt.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.66:1) presentation.
Special feature: "The life of Saint Thomas More" featurette.
Credits: Photographed byTed Moore ; editor, Ralph Kemplen ; music composed and conducted by George Delerue.
Cast: Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Paul Scofield, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1967: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor in a Leading Role (Scofield); Best Cinematography, Color; Best Costume Design, Color; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital; remastered in high definition.
Contents: Start --
Butcher's summons --
With the Cardinal --
Petitions --
Home to Chelsea --
Saying "No" to a heretic --
Duke of Norfolk --
New Lord Chancellor --
"Surprise" visit --
Quiet words --
Catching the tide --
Bad, dangerous spy --
Rich & the new secretary --
King's answer --
More resigns --
Explaining his decision --
King's wedding day --
Letter --
Conversation with Cromwell --
Ending a friendship --
News of the oath --
In the tower --
Inquiry --
Family visit --
Trial --
Richard Rich testifies --
Verdict & Discharge --
Sentence carried out.
Other Titles: Man for all seasons (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia ; screenplay by Robert Bolt ; produced and directed by Fred Zinnemann.

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Chancellor of England, Sir Thomas More, is placed in a difficult position when Henry VIII breaks with the Catholic Church over its refusal to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Henry demands More's endorsement of this act. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing.

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