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Title Countdown to war [(DVD) videorecording] / a Granada Television production ; producer, Norma Percy ; director, Patrick Lau.

Publication Info. [London] : Granada International : KOCH Vision, [2008?]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F COU    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Credits Writer, Ronald Harwood.
Cast Ian McKellen, Michael Aldridge, Tony Britton.
Note Title from disc surface.
Originally released on British television in 1989.
Based on a play by Ronald Harwood.
"Was the Second World War precipitated by a misunderstanding?"--Container.
Summary The inside story of the weeks that led up to World War Two, based on the private papers and records of those who took part. This unusual dramatization presents the private arguments and political maneuvers in Hitler's Chancellery, Neville Chamberlain's Cabinet, Stalin's Kremlin and Mussolini's office, as Europe's leaders struggled desperately to work out just what their rivals and their allies were up to.
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Drama.
Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953 -- Drama.
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 -- Drama.
Chamberlain, Neville, 1869-1940 -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Harwood, Ronald, 1934-
Lau, Patrick.
Percy, Norma.
Britton, Tony.
McKellen, Ian.
Aldridge, Michael.
Granada Television International.
KOCH Vision (Firm)
Standard No. 625712520693
Music No. GRN-DV-5206 Granada Television.
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