Anton Chekhov Collection

Anton Chekhov Collection

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No respectable lover of drama and fine acting should be without this treasure! Join some of the world's greatest screen talents, including Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dame Judi Dench, Patrick Stewart, Sir Rex Harrison, Sir Ian Holm and Sir Michael Gambon, in this comprehensive collection of plays by legendary Russian writer Anton Chekhov. Drawn from the BBC archives, this

Overview

No respectable lover of drama and fine acting should be without this treasure! Join some of the world's greatest screen talents, including Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dame Judi Dench, Patrick Stewart, Sir Rex Harrison, Sir Ian Holm and Sir Michael Gambon, in this comprehensive collection of plays by legendary Russian writer Anton Chekhov. Drawn from the BBC archives, this collection includes Platonov (1971), The Wood Demon (1974), The Proposal (1959), The Wedding (1961), The Seagull (1978), An Artist's Story (1974), Uncle Vanya (1970), Uncle Vanya (1991), The Three Sisters (1970) and The Cherry Orchard (1962). See for yourself why Chekhov is now the most popular playwright in the English-speaking world after Shakespeare. Consummate actors, impeccable performances, and definitive entertainment.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/12/2008
UPC:
0883929010110
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bbc Warner
Region Code:
1
Time:
18:14:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Three radio plays: Wild Honey, Ivanov, Swan Song; Five Chekhov short stories read by Ewan McGregor: His Wife, The Bet, The Beauty, Concerning Love, Vanka; Omnibus: Pennington on Chekhov - Actor Michael Pennington discovers unkown facets in the personality of playwright Anton Chekhov; A Visit From Vanya - Oleg Efremov, director of the Moscow Art Theater, rehearses and discusses scenes from Chekhov plays with Russian and U.S. actors

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: Platonov
1. Chapter 1 [9:41]
2. Chapter 2 [8:04]
3. Chapter 3 [10:01]
4. Chapter 4 [13:35]
5. Chapter 5 [6:39]
6. Chapter 6 [12:13]
7. Chapter 7 [6:05]
8. Chapter 8 [5:12]
9. Chapter 9 [11:28]
10. Chapter 10 [12:05]
11. Chapter 11 [9:27]
12. Chapter 12 [10:31]
Disc #2 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Wood Demon/The Wedding/The Proposal
1. Chapter 1 [9:07]
2. Chapter 2 [15:23]
3. Chapter 3 [7:44]
4. Chapter 4 [8:00]
5. Chapter 5 [8:07]
6. Chapter 6 [10:17]
7. Chapter 7 [10:52]
8. Chapter 8 [12:33]
9. Chapter 9 [15:58]
10. Chapter 10 [11:22]
1. Chapter 1 [6:03]
2. Chapter 2 [7:13]
3. Chapter 3 [6:56]
4. Chapter 4 [10:51]
1. Chapter 1 [6:03]
2. Chapter 2 [7:14]
3. Chapter 3 [6:56]
4. Chapter 4 [10:09]
Disc #3 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Seagull/An Artist's Story
1. Chapter 1 [14:16]
2. Chapter 2 [11:48]
3. Chapter 3 [10:22]
4. Chapter 4 [12:42]
5. Chapter 5 [14:39]
6. Chapter 6 [14:40]
7. Chapter 7 [9:02]
8. Chapter 8 [12:55]
9. Chapter 9 [6:15]
10. Chapter 10 [7:31]
11. Chapter 11 [7:50]
12. Chapter 12 [4:11]
Disc #4, Side A -- Anton Chekhov Collection: Uncle Vanya (1970)
1. Chapter 1 [13:19]
2. Chapter 2 [9:45]
3. Chapter 3 [8:30]
4. Chapter 4 [10:24]
5. Chapter 5 [13:16]
6. Chapter 6 [10:03]
7. Chapter 7 [21:14]
8. Chapter 8 [11:46]
9. Chapter 9 [8:47]
10. Chapter 10 [5:54]
11. Chapter 11 [4:09]
12. Chapter 12 [8:39]
Disc #4, Side B -- Anton Chekhov Collection: Uncle Vanya (1991)
1. Chapter 1 [12:02]
2. Chapter 2 [10:11]
3. Chapter 3 [3:27]
4. Chapter 4 [11:17]
5. Chapter 5 [18:47]
6. Chapter 6 [9:12]
7. Chapter 7 [8:28]
8. Chapter 8 [14:22]
9. Chapter 9 [9:37]
10. Chapter 10 [10:32]
11. Chapter 11 [10:58]
12. Chapter 12 [10:00]
Disc #5 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Three Sisters
2. Chapter 1 [9:41]
3. Chapter 2 [11:05]
4. Chapter 3 [11:54]
5. Chapter 4 [12:08]
6. Chapter 5 [11:47]
7. Chapter 6 [8:53]
8. Chapter 7 [16:51]
9. Chapter 8 [9:41]
10. Chapter 9 [8:41]
11. Chapter 10 [10:37]
12. Chapter 11 [10:33]
13. Chapter 12 [7:10]
Disc #6, Side A -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Cherry Orchard (1962)
1. Chapter 1 [10:19]
2. Chapter 2 [11:44]
3. Chapter 3 [10:37]
4. Chapter 4 [11:38]
5. Chapter 5 [10:12]
6. Chapter 6 [8:30]
7. Chapter 7 [8:45]
8. Chapter 8 [10:18]
9. Chapter 9 [10:56]
10. Chapter 10 [11:31]
11. Chapter 11 [9:48]
12. Chapter 12 [13:10]
Disc #6, Side B -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Cherry Orchard (1981)
1. Chapter 1 [11:02]
2. Chapter 2 [10:47]
3. Chapter 3 [10:59]
4. Chapter 4 [13:43]
5. Chapter 5 [8:48]
6. Chapter 6 [8:31]
7. Chapter 7 [11:39]
8. Chapter 8 [10:54]
9. Chapter 9 [8:40]
10. Chapter 10 [5:35]
11. Chapter 11 [7:17]
12. Chapter 12 [20:14]

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