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Title Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor [videorecording] / [music by Arthur Sullivan ; words by W.S. Gilbert] ; staged by Michael Geliot ; directed by Rodney Greenberg ; producer, Judith De Paul ; a George Walker presentation ; a Parsons & Whittemore production ; made by Brent Walker Film Productions ; Goldcrest Films International.

Imprint Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2002]

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 GDL Brand Library DVD    KO SULL HMS F19DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 p. ; 18 cm)
Note "From the popular series seen on PBS and the BBC"--Container.
Originally produced by Parsons & Whittemore Lyddon Limited in 1982.
Libretto in English (20 p.) in container.
Features: an introduction to the opera by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., "Making of" featurette, Gilbert & Sullivan profile, song index.
Contents DVD special features include: Introduction to the Opera / Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. -- "Making of" featurette -- Gilbert & Sullivan profile -- Song index.
Credits Production designer, Allan Cameron ; lighting designer, Paul Beeson ; choreographer, Terry Gilbert ; videotape editor, Barry Stevens.
Performer Presenter, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Peter Marshall (Captain Corcoran) ; Frankie Howerd (Sir Joseph Porter) ; Meryl Drower (Josephine) ; Michael Bulman (Rackstraw) ; Gordon Sandison (Boatswain) ; Della Jones (Buttercup) ; Alan Watt (Dick Deadeye) ; Anne Mason (Hebe) ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Faris.
Summary "On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container.
System Details DVD ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Televised operas
Filmed operas
Added Author Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Librettist.
Geliot, Michael. Director.
Greenberg, Rodney. Director.
De Paul, Judith. Producer.
Walker, George. Producer.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000. Host.
Marshall, Peter, 1927 March 30- voc
Howerd, Frankie. voc
Drower, Meryl. voc
Bulman, Michael. voc
Sandison, Gordon. voc
Jones, Della. voc
Watt, Alan, 1947- voc
Mason, Anne, 1954- voc
Faris, Alexander. Conductor.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. H.M.S. Pinafore.
Ambrosian Opera Chorus. Performer.
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Parsons & Whittemore Lyddon Limited.
Brent Walker Film Productions.
Goldcrest Films International.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Added Title Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore
H.M.S. Pinafore
Lass that loved a sailor
ISBN 1569385319
9781569385319
Standard No. 054961531998
Music No. AMP-5319 Acorn Media

 
    
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