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The Resource Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood, (videorecording)

Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood, (videorecording)

Label
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Title
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Statement of responsibility
a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera operator, Nick Beeks Saunders ; art director, Andrea Coathupe ; choreography, Jane Gibson ; casting, Kate Rhodes-James ; script editor, Elizabeth Kilgariff ; costume designer, James Keast ; music, Rob Lane ; film editor, Pai Di Ciaula ; director of photography, Wojciech Szepel
Dewey number
791.45655
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.T476 2008
PerformerNote
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1982-
  • 1975-
  • 1966-
  • 1943-
  • 1982-
  • 1944-
  • 1840-1928
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blair, David
  • Snodin, David
  • Nicholls, David
  • Harwood, Kate
  • Arterton, Gemma
  • Redmayne, Eddie
  • Matheson, Hans
  • Jones, Ruth
  • Sumpter, Donald
  • Fairbank, Christopher
  • Massey, Anna
  • Whittaker, Jodie
  • Staton, Rebekah
  • Cranham, Kenneth
  • Lane, Rob
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
  • 2 Entertain (Firm)
  • BBC Video (Firm)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • England
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Poor families
  • Social classes
  • Women murderers
  • Wessex (England)
Technique
live action
Label
Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy
  • Originally broadcast in 2008 as a TV miniseries on the BBC
  • Special features: making-of featurette (disc 2)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc one: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc two: Episodes 3-4
Control code
ocn273060926
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 min.)
Isbn
9781419878602
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929051830
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000046263
  • 3000020057
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)273060926
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy
  • Originally broadcast in 2008 as a TV miniseries on the BBC
  • Special features: making-of featurette (disc 2)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc one: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc two: Episodes 3-4
Control code
ocn273060926
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 min.)
Isbn
9781419878602
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929051830
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000046263
  • 3000020057
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)273060926
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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