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The Resource Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network

Label
Bleak House
Title
Bleak House
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network
Title variation
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container
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Member of
Cataloging source
CUV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dramatization, Arthur Hopcraft ; director, Ross Devenish ; music, Geoffrey Burgon ; producers, John Harris, Betty Willingale
Language note
Close captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott
Runtime
418
Series statement
  • Charles Dickens collection
  • BBC Video classics
Series volume
1
Technique
live action
Label
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1985; broadcast in the U.S. as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Double-sided disc
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Side 1]. Episodes 1-4 (208 min.) -- [side 2]. Episodes 5-8 (210 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419880810
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 3803
Other control number
883929068128
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000021466
  • E2335
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463336318
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn630683945
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD18; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1985; broadcast in the U.S. as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • Double-sided disc
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Side 1]. Episodes 1-4 (208 min.) -- [side 2]. Episodes 5-8 (210 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419880810
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 3803
Other control number
883929068128
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000021466
  • E2335
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463336318
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn630683945
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD18; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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