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The Resource The jewel in the crown, produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; written by Ken Taylor ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien, (videorecording)

The jewel in the crown, produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; written by Ken Taylor ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien, (videorecording)

Label
The jewel in the crown
Title
The jewel in the crown
Statement of responsibility
produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; written by Ken Taylor ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
Cataloging source
JVJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera operator, Jon Woods ; editor, Edward Mansell ; music composer, George Fenton
Dewey number
791.45/75
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.J49 2008
PerformerNote
Tim Pigott-Smith, Susan Wooldridge, Art Malik, Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance, Geraldine James
Runtime
750
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The jewel in the crown, produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; written by Ken Taylor ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Adapted by Ken Taylor from Paul Scott's novel The Raj quartet
  • Originally broadcast on Granada Television in 1984
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the mini-series
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Daughters of the regiment
  • Disc 3:
  • The day of the scorpion
  • The towers of silence
  • An evening at the Maharanee's
  • Travelling companions
  • Disc 4:
  • The moghul room
  • Pandora's box
  • A division of spoils
  • Disc 1:
  • Crossing the river
  • The Bibighar gardens
  • Questions of loyalty
  • Disc 2:
  • Incidents at a wedding
  • The regimental silver
  • Ordeal by fire
Control code
5050015
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th Anniversary ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 750 min.)
Isbn
9781422921210
Isbn Type
(Discs 3 & 4)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 733961134575
  • 733961134551
  • 733961134568
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • AAAE134570
  • AAAE134550
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn256499173
  • (OCoLC)256499173
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The jewel in the crown, produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; written by Ken Taylor ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Adapted by Ken Taylor from Paul Scott's novel The Raj quartet
  • Originally broadcast on Granada Television in 1984
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the mini-series
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Daughters of the regiment
  • Disc 3:
  • The day of the scorpion
  • The towers of silence
  • An evening at the Maharanee's
  • Travelling companions
  • Disc 4:
  • The moghul room
  • Pandora's box
  • A division of spoils
  • Disc 1:
  • Crossing the river
  • The Bibighar gardens
  • Questions of loyalty
  • Disc 2:
  • Incidents at a wedding
  • The regimental silver
  • Ordeal by fire
Control code
5050015
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th Anniversary ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 750 min.)
Isbn
9781422921210
Isbn Type
(Discs 3 & 4)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 733961134575
  • 733961134551
  • 733961134568
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • AAAE134570
  • AAAE134550
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn256499173
  • (OCoLC)256499173
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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