A&E Literary Classics: Romance Collection

A&E Literary Classics: Romance Collection

Director: Diarmuid Lawrence, John Erman, Metin Huseyin, Mike Barker

Cast: Diarmuid Lawrence, John Erman, Metin Huseyin, Mike Barker

     
 
A&E have gained acclaim for presenting Masterpiece Theater-like adaptations of classic novels. This fourteen-pack of DVDs contains their adaptations of Emma, Tom Jones, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Ivanhoe, Lorna Doone, and Victoria and Albert. Each of the presentations is seen in

Overview

A&E have gained acclaim for presenting Masterpiece Theater-like adaptations of classic novels. This fourteen-pack of DVDs contains their adaptations of Emma, Tom Jones, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Ivanhoe, Lorna Doone, and Victoria and Albert. Each of the presentations is seen in the original broadcast aspect ratios. The English soundtracks are solid. Supplemental materials include still photo galleries. This is an outstanding set for fans of costume romances.

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble
Love is all around as A&E releases this charming 14-disc DVD set containing eight of its most beloved literary adaptations including: Emma, Jane Austen’s comic tale of love and matchmaking, starring Kate Beckinsale; Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte’s classic story of passion and revenge; Ivanhoe, Sir Walter Scott’s saga of chivalry and courtship; Lorna Doone, R.D. Blackmore’s 17th-century romance in aristocratic England; Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, one of the most acclaimed television productions of all time; The Scarlet Pimpernel, the storied romance set during the French Revolution; Tom Jones, Henry Fielding’s bawdy collection of rollicking adventure, and Victoria and Albert, the true story of royal passion that changed the world’s perception of England’s monarchy.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/30/2002
UPC:
0733961705263
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
30:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Behind-the-scenes photos; Additional footage

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Amelia Warner Lorna Doone
Colin Firth Mr. Darcy
Kate Beckinsale Actor
Kate Maberly Princess Alice
Max Beesley Tom Jones
Richard E. Grant Scarlet Pimpernel/Sir Percy Blakeney
Steven Waddington Ivanhoe
Elizabeth McGovern Marguerite
Jennifer Ehle Elizabeth Bennet
Olivia Williams Actor
Richard Coyle John Ridd
Samantha Morton Sophia Western
Victoria Hamilton Victoria
Victoria Smurfit Rowena
Benjamin Whitrow Squire Allworthy
Christopher Lee Lucas de Beaumanoir
Martin Clunes Jeremy Stickles
Martin Shaw Citizen Chauvelin
Penelope Wilton Actor
Susannah Harker Jane Bennet
Aidan Gillen Carver Doone
Camille Coduri Jenny Jones
Ciarán Hinds Brian de Bois-Guilbert
Crispin Bonham Carter Mr. Bingley
Diana Rigg Baroness Lehzen
Adrian Lukis Wickham
Michael Kitchen Judge Jeffreys
Patrick Malahide Sir John Conroy
Susan Lynch Rebecca
Tessa Peake-Jones Bridget
Alison Steadman Mrs. Bennet

Technical Credits
Diarmuid Lawrence Director
John Erman Director
Metin Huseyin Director
Mike Barker Director
Patrick Lau Director
Simon Langton Director
Stuart Orme Director
Jane Austen Source Author

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Pride and Prejudice, Vol. I
1. A Man of Good Fortune [9:54]
2. A Strong Constitution [11:29]
3. Party at Lucas Lodge [11:15]
4. Jane Takes III [7:10]
5. An Accomplished Woman [7:02]
6. A Man Without Fault [5:17]
7. Mr. Collins [10:40]
8. Mr. Wickham's Tale [7:22]
9. Wholesome Conversation [5:30]
10. The Netherfield Ball [12:03]
11. Dinner Music [6:26]
12. A Marriage Proposal [9:20]
13. Surprising News [11:40]
14. Mr. Wickham's Engagement [10:50]
15. A Proper Wife [6:01]
16. Lady Catherine de Bourgh [3:16]
17. Most Severe Critic [12:39]
18. Another Proposal [6:23]
Side #2 -- Pride and Prejudice, Vol. II
1. Mr. Wickham's Past [7:16]
2. Mr. Darcy's Letter [12:38]
3. Appearance of Goodness [12:05]
4. Summer Travels [10:31]
5. Chance Encounter [4:22]
6. A Good Opinion [4:01]
7. Dinner at Pemberly [9:30]
8. Dreadful News [10:28]
9. Tainted by Association [9:49]
10. No Glad Tidings [5:38]
11. So Well Concealed [6:33]
12. Express From Mr. Gardiner [4:57]
13. Mr. And Mrs. Wickham [7:41]
14. A Mistake in Pride [7:42]
15. Mr. Bingley Returns [13:33]
16. Lady Catherine's Sentiments [7:57]
17. A More Gentleman-Like Manner [5:35]
18. This Man and This Woman [5:11]
Side #3 -- Jane Austen's Emma
1. Emma Strikes a Match [8:26]
2. Emma Advises Miss Harriet [9:12]
3. Dreams of Romance [10:40]
4. Inquiries of Churchill [6:46]
5. Emma Shows Churchill the Town [7:24]
6. Dreams of Matchmaking [8:36]
7. Widening Social Circle [7:53]
8. A Ball at the Crown [8:14]
9. Frank Saves Miss Smith [6:34]
10. Picnic on Box Hill [7:58]
11. Emma's Epiphany [9:45]
12. Dream Engagement [7:37]
13. Harvest Festival [7:19]
Side #4 -- Victoria & Albert, Vol. I
1. Victoria's Future [7:36]
2. Mother vs. Daughter [4:47]
3. The King Speaks [7:06]
4. The Letters [9:03]
5. Royal Persuasion [4:49]
6. Queen Victoria [4:07]
7. God Save the Queen [8:12]
8. The Lord & the Baron [8:26]
9. The Plan [8:09]
10. They Meet Again [7:14]
11. The Wedding [9:12]
12. Albert's Place [10:55]
Side #5 -- Victoria & Albert, Vol. II
1. Heroic Act [6:09]
2. Political Unrest [5:38]
3. The Princess [5:10]
4. Household Changes [8:54]
5. Sir Robert [12:59]
6. The Prince [9:51]
7. Later Has Come [8:11]
8. The Great Exhibition [7:37]
9. The Queen's Mother [3:54]
10. Berti [6:34]
11. Farewell Albert [8:58]
12. Reflection [3:58]
Side #6 -- Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Vol. I
1. Baby Tom [7:47]
2. Not Guilty [7:43]
3. Right From Wrong [7:41]
4. Chasing Girls [7:01]
5. Sophie Is Back [7:14]
6. Hunting [7:21]
7. Recovery [9:04]
8. Death Bed [6:55]
9. Out of the Woods [8:50]
10. Object of Affection [5:29]
11. Sophie's Sadness [1:57]
12. A Father's Rage [8:04]
13. Brothers & Sisters [7:30]
14. Pub Fight [5:52]
15. Run Away [9:21]
16. Traveling Companion [9:05]
17. Ms. Harriet Fitzpatrick [10:44]
18. Sophie's Brooch [10:14]
Side #7 -- Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Vol. II
1. Lost Bank Bill [9:09]
2. Road to London [9:13]
3. Charity for Your Robbery [7:49]
4. Lady Bellaston's Virtue [8:03]
5. A Masquerade [8:21]
6. 7:30 Sharp [9:27]
7. The Pocketbook [7:48]
8. Sensible Obligations [9:53]
9. Unexpected Pleasure [8:58]
10. Vile Methods [4:21]
11. Without Consent [3:40]
12. Slap in the Face [10:11]
13. The Navy [8:31]
14. Dead Man [6:52]
15. The Talk of London [10:10]
16. The Violence of Love [10:45]
17. Tom's Mother [8:51]
18. Truth About Tom [11:31]
Side #8 -- Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre
1. Troubled Childhood [10:45]
2. Jane as Governess [8:23]
3. Meeting Mr. Rochester [6:16]
4. Getting Acquainted [6:41]
5. Janes Saves Mr. Rochester [5:56]
6. Visiting Sisters [8:52]
7. Mr. Mason's Attacked [8:32]
8. Jane Flees Thornfield [6:39]
9. The Proposal [7:14]
10. Jane's Wedding Plans [7:42]
11. Wedding Surprise [7:34]
12. Leaving Thornfield Again [6:52]
13. Jane Is Rescued [6:45]
14. Love Declared [9:04]
Side #9 -- Lorna Doone
1. Attack at Pollak [7:04]
2. Justice From the Doones [8:45]
3. John Meets Lorna [11:14]
4. Back to Doone Valley [11:58]
5. Treason in the Air [8:23]
6. Ring of Promise [12:25]
7. Lord Carver Reigns [11:41]
8. Attack on the Ridd's [5:54]
9. Twist of Fate [2:28]
10. Secrets Unfold [8:53]
11. Death of King Charles [8:55]
12. Loyalty to the Throne [15:35]
13. The Big Attack [8:57]
14. Marriage Granted [:30]
Side #10 -- Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, Vol. I
1. Imprisoned [6:49]
2. Normans [8:17]
3. A Betrothal [10:12]
4. Still Alive [5:28]
5. Message From France [8:39]
6. No More the Pilgrim [7:00]
7. Do the Minstrels Sing? [6:08]
8. Far and Near [4:38]
9. The Tournament [8:57]
10. The Challenges [9:30]
11. Spoils of Victory [9:59]
12. Once More the Champion [7:50]
13. A Suitable Husband [3:56]
14. Lady Rowena [9:12]
15. Kidnapped [11:21]
16. A Holy Crusade [9:33]
17. Prisoners [8:31]
18. No Escape [8:47]
Side #11 -- Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, Vol. II
1. Outlaws [7:46]
2. The Black Knight [8:01]
3. Violent Intrusion [9:50]
4. Fight With Fire [6:23]
5. Wounded [8:18]
6. Ivanhoe Lives [8:26]
7. Freedom From Fear [7:05]
8. Prisoner of Passion [8:15]
9. Lust for Fire [9:47]
10. Witch on Trial [7:15]
11. Demons of Conviction [8:24]
12. A Worthy Champion [7:51]
13. Father and Son [5:26]
14. The Living Dead [8:33]
15. The Lord Shall Protect [7:02]
16. Tied to the Stake [7:17]
17. Honor Is Served [7:59]
18. Going Home [13:27]
Side #12 -- The Scarlet Pimpernel, Book 1: The Scarlet Pimpernel
1. Revolution [4:37]
2. Hiding Place [6:07]
3. Under Arrest [4:26]
4. My Dear Friend [5:19]
5. Surprise Visit [5:17]
6. An Execution [5:45]
7. Digging Up the Past [5:14]
8. A Proposal [5:53]
9. Birthday Party [5:08]
10. Imprisoned [5:53]
11. Percy Escapes [5:28]
12. An Interesting Dilemma [4:05]
13. Hasty Departure [4:14]
14. Armand's Freedom [4:07]
15. Pretty Cuttlefish [6:14]
16. The Accused [4:26]
17. Battle [3:27]
18. A Perfect Day [3:30]
Side #13 -- The Scarlet Pimpernel, Book 2: Mademoiselle Guillotine
1. Escape [4:11]
2. Sir Percy [3:22]
3. Save My Daughter [3:39]
4. Under My Nose [2:54]
5. Robespierre [4:03]
6. Seek the Convent [4:59]
7. Madame Guillotine [3:46]
8. Underground [5:46]
9. Adversaries [5:05]
10. Vanished [5:09]
11. Secret Love [4:08]
12. Unholy Slaughter [4:37]
13. Prisoner [5:21]
14. Rescue by Seduction [16:01]
15. Inside Information [2:49]
16. Rebel Battle [4:47]
17. Unexpected Aid [2:49]
18. Freedom [4:09]
Side #14 -- The Scarlet Pimpernel, Book 3: The Kidnapped King
1. Equal by Nature [3:15]
2. Abduction [5:41]
3. Quarrel [4:34]
4. Citizen Robespierre [5:21]
5. Silenced [5:04]
6. Madame Jouvin [9:50]
7. Begin Again [5:09]
8. The Speech [4:50]
9. Auction [4:29]
10. Baron Valdemar's Arrest [4:04]
11. La Touraine's Secret [5:10]
12. Monsieur [6:26]
13. Louis [4:07]
14. King's Ransom [4:54]
15. Marguerite in Danger [4:05]
16. A Duel [4:58]
17. Play the Part [5:18]
18. Welcome Home [1:59]

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >