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Title The Pirates of Penzance [(DVD) videorecording] / Goldcrest Films International ; producer, Judith De Paul.

Publication Info. Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2002]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.12 PIR    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Gilbert & Sullivan favorites collection.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Note Available as part of a set of 5 discs.
Originally broadcast on PBS television and the BBC in 1982.
Features: an introduction to the opera by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., "Making of featurette", Gilbert & Sullivan profile, song index and companion booklet featuring the Pirates of Penzance libretto.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Composer, Arthur Sullivan ; libretto, W.S. Gilbert.
Performer Cast: Keith Michell (The Major-General), Alexander Oliver (Frederic), Janis Kelly (Mabel), Paul Hudson (Sergeant of Police), Peter Allen (The Pirate King) ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Faris, conductor ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; John McCarthy, chorus master.
Summary Pirate apprentice Frederic becomes a pirate because of his sense of duty and he plans to go to the police and have his teachers arrested.
Subject Operas -- Videodiscs.
Musicals -- Videodiscs.
Genre Musical films.
Added Author Michell, Keith.
Oliver, Alexander (Tenor)
Kelly, Janis, 1954-
Hudson, Paul, 1945-
Allen, Peter, 1920-
De Paul, Judith.
Faris, Alexander.
McCarthy, John, 1919-2009.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900.
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911.
London Symphony Orchestra.
Ambrosian Opera Chorus.
Goldcrest Films International.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Note Container title: Gilbert & Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance
ISBN 1569385335
1569385475 (set)
9781569385470 (set)
Standard No. 054961533596
054961547593 (set)
Music No. AMP-5335 Acorn Media
AMP-5475 Acorn Media (set)
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