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The wood demon [videorecording] / by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; BBC. The proposal / by Anton Tchekov ; producer, Rosemary Hill. The wedding / produced by Rosemary Hill ; written by Anton Chekhov ; BBC TV.

Publication:
[London] : 2/entertain : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Bros. Video, [2008]
Series:
Anton Chekhov collection ; disc 2.
Anton Chekhov collection ; disc 2
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Television adaptations.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Film adaptations.
Landowners -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Forest conservation -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Marriage proposals -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Weddings -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Television adaptations.
Radio adaptations.
Television programs.
Film adaptations.
Mottion pictures, Great Britain.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
In English, with optional English SDH subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC; region 1; mono.
Summary:
The wood demon: A rich landowner wants to sell his house and forest, much to the displeasure of the wood demon, an ecologically minded doctor whose passion is to preserve Russian forests; The proposal: The wealthy landowner Lomov seeks to marry his neighbor Chubukov's 25-year old daughter Natalia. Lomov is entirely at ease with Chubukov, who quickly gives his consent, but Lomov proves completely inept at actually proposing to Natalia; The wedding: A bridegroom's plan to have a general attend his wedding backfires when the general turns out to be a lowly naval captain.
Contents:
The wood demon (ca. 110 min. ; Nov. 17, 1974)
The proposal (ca. 30 min. ; Mar. 10, 1959)
The wedding (ca. 30 min. ; Oct. 17, 1961).
Participant:
The wood demon: Ian Holm, Francesca Annis, Ronald Fraser, Donal McCann, Angela Pleasance; The proposal: Harry Moore, Anne Robson, David Bird; The wedding: Dennis Edwards, Robert Gillespie, Anne Robson, Roy Kinnear, ; Ivanov: Ralph Fiennes, Harriet Walter, Oliver Hord Davies, Bill Paterson; Swan song: Wilfred Lawson.
Credits:
The wood demon: translator, Ronald Hingley; The proposal: translator, Elizaveta Fen; The wedding: English version by Eric Bentley ; Swan song: translated by Nicholas Bethell.
Notes:
Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1959, 1961, 1974.
Extras: radio plays: Ivanov / adapted & directed by David Hare ; produced by Catherine Bailey (ca. 108 min. ; 2001) ; Swan song / produced by John Tydeman (ca. 24 min. ; 1965).
At head of title, The wood demon: Play of the month.
Contributor:
Messina, Cedric. , Director
Hare, David, 1947- , Director
Hill, Rosemary. , Director, Producer
Tydeman, John. , Producer, Director
McWhinnie, Donald. , Producer
Bailey, Catherine. , Producer
Holm, Ian, 1931- , Actor
Annis, Francesca, 1945- , Actor
Fraser, Ronald, 1930-1997. , Actor
Moore, Harry. , Actor
Robson, Anne. , Actor
Bird, David, 1907-1993. , Actor
Edwards, Dennis, 1916-2009 , Actor
Gillespie, Robert, 1933- , Actor
Fiennes, Ralph. , Actor
Lawson, Wilfrid, 1900-1966. , Actor
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. , Author
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. , Author
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. , Author
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. , Author
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. , Author
British Broadcasting Corporation. , Producer
2 Entertain Video (Firm) , Producer
BBC Video (Firm) , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm). , Distributor
Contains:
Proposal [videorecording]
Wedding [videorecording]
Ivanov [videorecording]
Swan song [videorecording]
ISBN:
141986579X
9781419865794
OCLC:
245241757
Publisher Number:
883929010110
3000015811 BBC Video (container)
2000002466 BBC Video (disc)
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