Anton Chekhov Collection

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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), ...
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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.
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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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/12/2008
  • UPC: 883929010110
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Presentation: Digi-Pak / Mixed Media Set / Full Frame
  • Time: 18:14:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,062

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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: Platonov
   Play
   Extras
      Omnibus: Pennington On Chekhov
      Radio Play: Wild Honey
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #2 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Wood Demon/The Wedding/The Proposal
   The Wood Demon
   The Proposal
   A Wedding
   Extras
      Radio Play: Ivanov
      Radio Play: The Swan Song
   Scene Selection
      The Wood Demon
      The Proposal
      A Wedding
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #3 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Seagull/An Artist's Story
   Play
   Extras
      An Artist's Story
      Radio Play: Disappointment
         His Wife
         The Bet
         The Beauty
         Concerning Love
         Vanka
         Play All
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #4, Side A -- Anton Chekhov Collection: Uncle Vanya (1970)
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #4, Side B -- Anton Chekhov Collection: Uncle Vanya (1991)
   Play
   Extras
      A Vist From Vanya
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #5 -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Three Sisters
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #6, Side A -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Cherry Orchard (1962)
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #6, Side B -- Anton Chekhov Collection: The Cherry Orchard (1981)
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
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