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To serve them all my days. Volume 5

Author: John DuttineFrank MiddlemassAlan MacNaughtanNeil StacyBelinda LangAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Acorn Media, 2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Based on R.F. Delderfield's novel, this engrossing story of life at an English boarding school between the two World Wars, tells the story of a shell-shocked war veteran for whom teaching provides the means to heal his scars. It is an unlikely job for a Welsh miner's son without a degree, but David Powlett-Jones (John Duttine) proves to be a rare schoolmaster, as passionate about learning as he is about teaching.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Duttine; Frank Middlemass; Alan MacNaughtan; Neil Stacy; Belinda Lang; Susan Jameson; Andrew Davies; Ken Riddington; Ronald Wilson; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1569386439 9781569386439
OCLC Number: 54816071
Notes: Release date: Mar. 9, 2004.
Originally produced for television in 1980 by BBC-TV.
Vol. 5 of a 5-vol. set.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Dramatized by Andrew Davies ; produced by Ken Riddington ; directed by Ronald Wilson ; music by Kenyon Emrys-Roberts.
Cast: John Duttine, Frank Middlemass, Alan MacNaughtan, Neil Stacy, David King, Charles Kay, Belinda Lang, Kim Braden, Susan Jameson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 102 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a BBC-TV production in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Based on R.F. Delderfield's novel, this engrossing story of life at an English boarding school between the two World Wars, tells the story of a shell-shocked war veteran for whom teaching provides the means to heal his scars. It is an unlikely job for a Welsh miner's son without a degree, but David Powlett-Jones (John Duttine) proves to be a rare schoolmaster, as passionate about learning as he is about teaching. Through two tumultuous decades, Powlett-Jones inspires his students with his courage and idealism, qualities that help prepare him to send another generation of young men off to fight yet another war.

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