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The madness of King George (1994)
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Call no.:
DVD 023 447
Title:
The madness of King George
Originally produced:
1994
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occuring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness.
Credits:
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; the Samuel Goldwyn Company and Channel Four Films present a Close Call Films production ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; produced by Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM DVD, [2001].
Languages:
English soundtrack with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (110 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United Kingdom
Studio(s):
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Samuel Goldwyn Co
Channel Four Films (Firm)
Close Call Films
Director(s):
Hytner, Nicholas
Screenwriter(s):
Bennett, Alan
Producer(s):
Parfitt, David
Evans, Stephen
Cast:
Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Graves, Rupert Everett.
Production:
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn; editor, Tariq Anwar; music adapted by George Fenton ; from the music of Friedrich Handel.
Notes:
Based on the play by Alan Bennett.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1994.
Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 Drama.
Bennett, Alan, 1934- Film adaptations.
Kings and rulers England Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Great Britain History George III, 1760-1820 Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, British.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Motion pictures, British
Year: 1990s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Madness of King George
Director: Hytner, Nicholas
Actor: Donohoe, Amanda
Actor: Everett, Rupert
Actor: Graves, Rupert
Actor: Hawthorne, Nigel
Musical score composer: Fenton, George
Musical score composer: Handel, George Frideric
Production studio: Channel Four Films (Firm)
Production studio: Close Call Films
Production studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Production studio: Samuel Goldwyn Co
Country of production: United Kingdom
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes