George Eliot Collection

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Overview

The works of Victorian era English novelist George Eliot (a.k.a. Mary Anne Evans) come to life in this latest collection in the BBC's BBC Classics line. Characteristically powerful casts -- including turns from Sir Ben Kingsley, Hugh Dancy, Judy Cornwell, Patsy Kensit, and many others -- help distinguish five Eliot adaptations produced by and aired on the BBC. This 5-disc set includes: The Mill on the Floss (1978) with Christopher Blake and Judy Cornwell; Kingley taking the lead role in Silas Marner: The Weaver ...
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Overview

The works of Victorian era English novelist George Eliot (a.k.a. Mary Anne Evans) come to life in this latest collection in the BBC's BBC Classics line. Characteristically powerful casts -- including turns from Sir Ben Kingsley, Hugh Dancy, Judy Cornwell, Patsy Kensit, and many others -- help distinguish five Eliot adaptations produced by and aired on the BBC. This 5-disc set includes: The Mill on the Floss (1978) with Christopher Blake and Judy Cornwell; Kingley taking the lead role in Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (1985); Adam Bede (1991), pairing Iain Glenn and Kensit; Middlemarch (1994), offering Rufus Sewell as Will Ladislaw; and the Beeb's most recent Eliot production, Daniel Deronda (2002), starring Dancy. The bonus materials include two featurettes: "George Eliot: A Scandalous Life"; and "Middlemarch: A Reader's Guide."
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Special Features

Middlemarch: A Reader's Guide; George Eliot: A Scandalous Life; Daniel Deronda: Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/17/2007
  • UPC: 794051289926
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 16:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 17,884

Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- Middlemarch, Episodes 1-3
1. Visions of the Future [6:00]
2. Hospital Plans [6:39]
3. Leisurely Endeavors [6:06]
4. A Gentleman's Game [5:11]
5. The Vincys [7:02]
6. Talented Courtship [10:04]
7. Generosity of Kindness [7:35]
8. One Foot in the Grave [6:24]
9. Higher Standards [8:58]
10. Warming the Heart [4:51]
11. Troubled Conscience [9:30]
12. Credits [1:38]
1. Blossoming Love [9:02]
2. Welfare of the People [10:54]
3. Suffering for Others [11:22]
4. Romantic Ideas [8:57]
5. The Town's Talk [16:07]
6. Credits [1:06]
1. Will & Testament [11:48]
2. Deep Pockets [9:49]
3. Offensive Proposals [8:01]
4. Uncommonly at Ease [14:17]
5. Diminished Over Time [14:39]
6. Credits [1:07]
Disc #1, Side B -- Middlemarch, Episodes 4-6
1. Talk of Revolution [11:40]
2. Medical Malpractice [10:40]
3. All Men of Goodwill [12:17]
4. Taking the Highroad [12:39]
5. Above the Law [9:45]
6. Credits [1:07]
1. Trials of Marriage [14:07]
2. Ensuing Scandal [8:56]
3. God's Creatures [8:26]
4. A Better Return [9:51]
5. Hope and Despair [11:12]
6. Credits [1:07]
1. Disgraced Existence [11:33]
2. Slanderous Words [9:24]
3. Hanging on a Thread [13:03]
4. An End to Posterity [10:09]
5. The Courage to Carry On [12:25]
6. Credits [1:30]
Disc #2 -- The Mill on the Floss
1. The Little Wench [5:20]
2. Summat Bad [5:15]
3. Lawyer Wakem [4:52]
4. A Sneak and a Thief [2:55]
5. Family Conference [6:21]
6. Credits [:59]
1. Miss Spitfire [6:13]
2. Bitter Feeling [2:40]
3. Rash Action [7:01]
4. Running Away [2:32]
5. The Gypsies [5:12]
6. Credits [:58]
1. Distinguished Gentlemen [4:16]
2. History of the Devil [2:56]
3. Drilling and Drawing [6:33]
4. Some Mischief [5:57]
5. Duke of Wellington [5:05]
6. Credits [:59]
1. Soon to See Profit [4:14]
2. A Broken Man [2:39]
3. Disgrace [7:32]
4. Getting On [4:16]
5. Capital Idea [7:12]
6. Credits [:59]
1. May God Forgive Him [5:01]
2. Who Is It? [4:06]
3. The Red Deeps [5:23]
4. A Trading Venture [4:36]
5. Poor Twisted Boy [7:17]
6. Credits [:59]
1. Dizzy With Counting [4:24]
2. Discipline of Pleasure [5:54]
3. Wakem! [5:23]
4. Talk of the Future [3:18]
5. In Father's Boots [5:47]
6. Credits [:58]
1. Dresses for the Dance [4:15]
2. Meaning to Be Good [4:40]
3. No Peace of Mind [5:58]
4. Wicked Matchmaker [4:16]
5. Impossible [7:30]
6. Credits [:58]
1. Doing What's Right [4:00]
2. Disgrace [7:56]
3. Nothing to Do but Pray [3:27]
4. The Nature of Forgiveness [4:02]
5. Forgiven [7:00]
6. Credits [:55]
Disc #3 -- Adam Bede
1. Friends & Sinners [5:56]
2. Over Spiritual [4:38]
3. A Comfort [5:11]
4. Visitors [3:20]
5. Old Friends [5:10]
6. Never to Late [3:02]
7. Mastered by Love [7:05]
8. Better Judgments [6:52]
9. Congratulations [3:44]
10. I Despise You [4:32]
11. Promise Me [4:34]
12. Broken Dreams [6:13]
13. Young Lady [5:43]
14. Prison [5:34]
15. My Poor Dear [3:56]
16. A Strange Cry [5:31]
17. Dear Arthur [7:45]
18. New Life [5:01]
19. Good Bye [5:56]
20. End Credits [1:31]
Disc #4 -- Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe
1. Brother Deacon [4:54]
2. Guilty [5:47]
3. Dead Man [5:28]
4. Mr. Cass [4:34]
5. Wildfire [4:56]
6. I Married You [4:32]
7. I've Been Robbed [5:27]
8. Master Marner [4:54]
9. Miss Nancy Lammeter [4:43]
10. She's Come to Me [4:51]
11. The New Year [5:42]
12. Eppie [5:33]
13. Great Pity [4:15]
14. Room to Grow [4:49]
15. Fatherly Feelings [4:58]
16. My Child [4:56]
17. My Duty [8:11]
18. End Credits [1:47]
Disc #5 -- Daniel Deronda
1. Les Jeux Sont Faits [4:04]
2. Nothing to Be Ashamed Of [6:09]
3. Daniel [4:40]
4. Not a Fear in the World [5:44]
5. The Archery Contest [4:26]
6. I Don't Care to Waltz [4:16]
7. Serious Intentions [4:53]
8. Something of Great Interest [4:06]
9. Ruined [7:43]
10. Mirah [4:57]
11. No Allowances [3:21]
12. Alike After All [6:11]
13. The Pleasure of Refusing Him [4:56]
14. Friends [5:01]
15. The Best of Everything [4:01]
16. Remembering [6:15]
17. Like Schooling a Horse [2:50]
18. Diamonds [6:19]
1. Mrs. Grandcourt [1:44]
2. A Withered Heart [4:11]
3. Ezra Cohen [8:46]
4. Permission [4:31]
5. Gossip [2:02]
6. Damned for What I've Done [5:57]
7. Sit Down [8:21]
8. Chosen [1:59]
9. What a Lovely Surprise! [3:57]
10. A True Musician [3:02]
11. A Musical Evening [4:05]
12. Sure of You [5:09]
1. Mr. Grandcourt's Will [:47]
3. Our Own Country [5:33]
4. Dear Mr. Deronda [4:53]
5. Stand by Me [4:57]
6. Genoa [6:06]
7. To Be a Woman [7:12]
8. Elle Est Morte [3:23]
9. His Dead Face [3:36]
10. Drowned! [5:15]
11. All Your Sorrows [4:56]
12. Others Before Oneself [3:26]
13. The Life That Is in You [3:18]
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Disc #3 -- Adam Bede
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Disc #4 -- Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe
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Disc #5 -- Daniel Deronda
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         Hugh Dancy - Daniel Deronda
         Romola Garai - Gwendolen Harleth
         Hugh Bonneville - Henleigh Grandcourt
         Jodhi May - Mirah Lapidoth
         Edward Fox - Sir Hugo Mallinger
         Greta Scacchi - Lydia Glasher
         Barbara Hershey - The Contessa
         Andrew Davies - Screenplay
         Tom Hooper - Director
         George Eliot - Novel
      Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery
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