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The Resource Hard times., BBC Schools presents ; by Charles Dickens ; produced by Richard Langridge ; adapted & directed by Peter Barnes

Hard times., BBC Schools presents ; by Charles Dickens ; produced by Richard Langridge ; adapted & directed by Peter Barnes

Label
Hard times.
Title
Hard times.
Statement of responsibility
BBC Schools presents ; by Charles Dickens ; produced by Richard Langridge ; adapted & directed by Peter Barnes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-mad, self-important banker Josiah Bounderby, although she does not love him. But she soon finds herself succumbing to the attentions of the lothario James Harthouse. All the while, Mrs. Sparsit, a former aristocrat who now works for Bounderby, obsessively watches as the drama unfolds, longing for Louisa's downfall
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Member of
Cataloging source
CUV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Rex Maidment; editor, Robin Graham Scott; music composed by Stephen Deutsch
Date time place
Originally released as a television movie in 1994
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Alan Bates, Bob Peck, Bill Paterson, Harriet Walter, Richard E. Grant
Runtime
104
Series statement
  • Charles Dickens collection
  • BBC Video classics
Series volume
1
Technique
live action
Label
Hard times., BBC Schools presents ; by Charles Dickens ; produced by Richard Langridge ; adapted & directed by Peter Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • "A BBC TV production in association with WGBH"--Container
  • Special feature: The signalman / starring Denholm Elliott
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1215012
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.)
Isbn
9781419880810
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929068128
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000021467
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1215012
  • (Sirsi) 1215012
  • (OCoLC)463312350
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD9; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hard times., BBC Schools presents ; by Charles Dickens ; produced by Richard Langridge ; adapted & directed by Peter Barnes
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
  • "A BBC TV production in association with WGBH"--Container
  • Special feature: The signalman / starring Denholm Elliott
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1215012
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.)
Isbn
9781419880810
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929068128
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000021467
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1215012
  • (Sirsi) 1215012
  • (OCoLC)463312350
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; DVD9; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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