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Title Horatio Hornblower [(DVD) videorecording] / United Productions for Meridian Broadcasting in association with A & E Networks ; produced by Andrew Benson ; directed by Andrew Grieve.

Publication Info. New York : A & E, [1999]
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group.
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Description 4 videodiscs (DVD) (400 min.) : sound, color ; c 4 3/4 in.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Note Based on the novels by C.S. Forester.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 1998.
Special features: biographical information about C.S. Forester; nautical terms and definitions; behind-the-scenes making of the production; England's royal warships, hosted by Edward Winsor; instant "search for your favorite scene."
Contents v. 1. The duel (UK title, The even chance) -- v. 2. The fire ships (UK title, The examination for lieutenant) -- v. 3. The duchess and the devil -- v. 4. The wrong war (UK title, The frogs and the lobsters).
Credits Line producer, Peter Richardson ; executive producers, Vernon Lawrence, Delia Fine ; music, John Keane ; director of photography, Neve Cunningham ; editor, Keith Palmer.
Cast Ioan Gruffud, Robert Lindsay, Dorian Healy, Michael Byrne, Robert Bathurst.
Summary Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars, the story of Horatio Hornblower, the legendary sea-faring hero, follows the raw recruit as he battles the French, evades capture, and rises through the ranks of the King's Navy.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966 -- Television adaptations.
Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966 -- Film adaptations.
Television adaptations -- Videodiscs.
Action and adventure films -- Videodiscs.
Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Films for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Short films.
Added Author Grieve, Andrew.
Benson, Andrew.
Gruffudd, Ioan.
Lindsay, R. (Robert)
Healy, Dorian.
Byrne, Michael.
Bathurst, Robert.
United Productions of America.
Meridian Broadcasting.
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
Note Title on box: C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower
Added Title Hornblower
ISBN 0767023048 (set)
0767023056 (v. 1)
0767023064 (v. 2)
0767023072 (v. 3)
0767023080 (v. 4)
Music No. AAE-70062 A&E
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