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The road to 1984 : George Orwell, the life that shaped the vision

Author: James Alan Fox; Eileen Blair; Willis Hall
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Video, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This dramatized biography of George Orwell draws on the authors own words through his letters and other writings. English actor James Fox depicts Orwell from his service in Burma, through his participation in the Spanish Civil War, to his death at 47 in 1950. How Orwell came to passionately oppose totalitarianism in his life and writing is clearly shown, culminating in his creation of the classic novels Animal Farm  Read more...
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Named Person: George Orwell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Alan Fox; Eileen Blair; Willis Hall
OCLC Number: 14643798
Credits: Producer, Steve Morrison ; director, David Wheatley ; film editor, David Rees ; music, Bill Connor.
Cast: James Fox, Eileen Blair.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: George Orwell, the life that shaped the vision
Responsibility: written by Willis Hall.

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This dramatized biography of George Orwell draws on the authors own words through his letters and other writings. English actor James Fox depicts Orwell from his service in Burma, through his participation in the Spanish Civil War, to his death at 47 in 1950. How Orwell came to passionately oppose totalitarianism in his life and writing is clearly shown, culminating in his creation of the classic novels Animal Farm and 1984. A moving look at a fascinating literary figure.

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