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Title Upstairs downstairs. Series one [videorecording] / series created by Sagitta Productions in association with Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins ; written by Fay Weldon ... [et al.] ; produced by John Hawkesworth ; directed by Raymond Menmuir ... [et al.].

Imprint Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2011]


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Edition 40th anniversary ed.
Description 4 videodiscs (ca. 650 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Videodisc release of the 1971-1972 television series.
Special features: the making of Upstairs, downstairs part 1; episode commentaries; alternate pilot episode.
Contents Disc 1. On trial ; The mistress and the maids ; Board wages -- Disc 2. The path of duty ; A suitable marriage ; Magic casements ; A cry for help -- Disc 3. I dies from love ; Why is her door locked? ; A voice from the past -- Disc 4. The Swedish tiger ; The key of the door ; For love of love.
Cast Angela Baddeley, David Langton, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh, Nicola Pagett, Pauline Collins.
Summary The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Social classes -- England -- London -- Drama.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- London -- Drama.
Working class -- England -- London -- Drama.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Added Author Menmuir, Raymond. Director.
Marsh, Jean.
Atkins, Eileen, 1934-
Weldon, Fay.
Hawkesworth, John.
Baddeley, Angela, 1904-1976.
Jackson, Gordon, 1923-1990.
Langton, David.
Pagett, Nicola.
Collins, Pauline, 1940-
Acorn Media (Firm)
Sagitta Productions.
ISBN 9781598286304
Standard No. 054961863099
Music No. AMP-8630 Acorn Media

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