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Title World War One [videorecording] : the people's story / ITV Global Entertainment ; producer, Izzy Charman ; director, Paul Copeland.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
Silver Spring, MD : Athena
© 2015


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    940.3 WOR    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 192 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
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Note Original broadcast in the U.K. with the title The great war: the people's story.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Audience Not rated.
Credits Director of photography, Stephen Standen; editor, Jonathan Morris.
Cast Narrated by Olivia Colman; cast: Daniel Mays, Matthew McNulty, Claire Foy, Romola Garai, Alison Steadman, James Norton, and Brian Cox.
Summary An outstanding cast of acclaimed British actors bring the First World War to life in this stirring documentary created to commemorate the conflict's centennial in 2014. This unique four-part series mixes archival footage with reenactments by actors playing real participants in the war and performing excerpts from their original letters, memoirs, and diaries of the time.
Note Special features: 12-page viewer's guide with a map of the western front; an overview of WWI; Articles on trench warfare the suffragist movement, and the WWI poets.
Subject World War, 1914-1918.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Copeland, Paul, film director.
Charman, Isobel, producer.
Mays, Daniel, actor.
Foy, Claire, 1984- actor.
Garai, Romola, 1982- actor.
Steadman, Alison, 1946- actor.
Norton, James, 1985- actor.
Cox, Brian, 1946- actor.
McNulty, Matthew, 1982- actor.
Colman, Olivia, narrator.
ITV Global Entertainment.
Athena (Firm)
ISBN 9781621723240
Standard No. 054961232499
Music No. AMP-2324 Athena

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