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Spying on the royals

Author: Paul ElstonChris DurlacherRichard J AldrichRory CormacAnne SebbaAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Declassified documents bring to light the secret story of the stunning events of 1936, detailing the most controversial espionage operation in British history, targeting King Edward VIII and his feisty American lover Wallis Simpson, both considered major security threats. Edward and Wallis were bugged, wire-tapped, and followed, on the orders of both the British king and the American president.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Elston; Chris Durlacher; Richard J Aldrich; Rory Cormac; Anne Sebba; Piers Brendon; Samuel West; John Julius Norwich; Lord Wigram; Philip Ziegler; Neill Lochery; Sandy Nuttgens; Brave New Media,; Channel Four (Great Britain),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531704742 1531704743
OCLC Number: 1029199965
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Wide screen.
Credits: Photography, Chris Vile, Piers Leigh, Michael Timmey, Alex Stikich, Pedro Uviedo ; music, Sandy Nuttgens ; editors, Chris Roots, Claire Guillon.
Performer(s): Interviewees, Richard J. Aldrich, Rory Cormac, Anne Sebba, Piers Brendon, John Julius Norwich, Lord Wigram, Philip Ziegler, Neill Lochery ; narrator, Samuel West.
Event notes: Broadcast by Channel 4 Apr. 2 and 9, 2017.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; 16:9 widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: Episode one --
Episode two.
Responsibility: Brave New Media for Channel 4 Television ; [episode 1] written, produced & directed by Paul Elston ; [episode 2] director, Chris Durlacher.

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Declassified documents bring to light the secret story of the stunning events of 1936, detailing the most controversial espionage operation in British history, targeting King Edward VIII and his feisty American lover Wallis Simpson, both considered major security threats. Edward and Wallis were bugged, wire-tapped, and followed, on the orders of both the British king and the American president.

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