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The Resource Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Thames Television ; produced by Andrew Brown ; writer, Simon Raven ; directed by Waris Hussein, (videorecording)

Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Thames Television ; produced by Andrew Brown ; writer, Simon Raven ; directed by Waris Hussein, (videorecording)

Label
Edward & Mrs. Simpson
Title
Edward & Mrs. Simpson
Statement of responsibility
Thames Television ; produced by Andrew Brown ; writer, Simon Raven ; directed by Waris Hussein
Title variation
Edward and Mrs. Simpson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.E38 2005 DVD
PerformerNote
Edward Fox, Cynthia Harris, Peggy Ashcroft, Maurice Denham, Marius Goring
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-
  • 1937-
  • 1934-
  • 1907-1991
  • 1909-2002
  • 1912-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hussein, Waris
  • Fox, Edward
  • Harris, Cynthia
  • Ashcroft, Peggy
  • Denham, Maurice
  • Goring, Marius
  • Donaldson, Frances Lonsdale
Runtime
350
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Windsor, Edward
  • Windsor, Wallis Warfield
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Thames Television ; produced by Andrew Brown ; writer, Simon Raven ; directed by Waris Hussein, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978
  • Based on the book "Edward VIII" by Frances Donaldson
  • Features: "Wallis Simpson" episode from A&E's series Biography
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Abdication ;
  • A&E Biography : Wallis Simpson
  • v. 1.
  • Little prince
  • Venus at the prow
  • New king
  • Divorce
  • v. 2.
  • Decision
  • Proposals
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 350 min.)
Isbn
9780767077781
Isbn Type
(v. 1)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 733961717532
  • 733961717549
  • 733961717556
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • AAE-71753
  • AAE-71754
  • AAE-71755
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm57351348
  • (OCoLC)57351348
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Thames Television ; produced by Andrew Brown ; writer, Simon Raven ; directed by Waris Hussein, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978
  • Based on the book "Edward VIII" by Frances Donaldson
  • Features: "Wallis Simpson" episode from A&E's series Biography
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Abdication ;
  • A&E Biography : Wallis Simpson
  • v. 1.
  • Little prince
  • Venus at the prow
  • New king
  • Divorce
  • v. 2.
  • Decision
  • Proposals
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 350 min.)
Isbn
9780767077781
Isbn Type
(v. 1)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 733961717532
  • 733961717549
  • 733961717556
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • AAE-71753
  • AAE-71754
  • AAE-71755
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm57351348
  • (OCoLC)57351348
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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