Horatio Hornblower: Original Adventures

Overview

Starring Ioan Gruffudd (Titanic) in the title role, and adapted for A&E networks from the series of C.S. Forester novels, the saga Horatio Hornblower relays the adventures of one of literature's most capable and ingenious seafarers. The series dramatizes Hornblower's rise from Royal Navy recruit during the Napoleonic Wars to veteran sailor, among other accomplishments. This box set includes two feature-length Hornblower installments as originally broadcast on A&E: The Duel and The Fire Ships. The programs...
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Overview

Starring Ioan Gruffudd (Titanic) in the title role, and adapted for A&E networks from the series of C.S. Forester novels, the saga Horatio Hornblower relays the adventures of one of literature's most capable and ingenious seafarers. The series dramatizes Hornblower's rise from Royal Navy recruit during the Napoleonic Wars to veteran sailor, among other accomplishments. This box set includes two feature-length Hornblower installments as originally broadcast on A&E: The Duel and The Fire Ships. The programs co-star Jamie Bamber, Paul Copley and Robert Lindsay.
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Special Features

C.S. Forester biography; Nautical terms & definitions
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/26/2011
  • UPC: 733961245509
  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 3:20:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,990

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Horatio Hornblower: The Original Adventures
1. Hornblower Climbs Aboard [8:11]
2. What Ails Us All [5:38]
3. In Good Spirits [7:32]
4. East India Convoy [6:27]
5. Clayton Stands Proxy [7:48]
6. A Mind to Fight [1:34]
7. The First Assignment [6:05]
8. Fire as They Bear [3:50]
9. Bay of Biscay [4:56]
10. She's Holed [8:30]
11. Feat of Navigation [5:38]
12. It's the Indy [3:00]
13. Simpson's Return [4:33]
14. These are New Times [3:23]
15. Boat Crews Away [8:14]
16. A Serious Accusation [3:35]
17. The Papillon [3:35]
18. Challenge Accepted [2:06]
19. The Duel [5:10]
Disc #2 -- Horatio Hornblower: The Original Adventures
1. Changing Winds [7:31]
2. An Honored Guest [6:06]
3. Rations [6:59]
4. Finch Takes Ill [5:16]
5. A Black Day [5:39]
6. Mutinous Talk [5:51]
7. The Gauntlet [5:47]
8. The Black Death [6:07]
9. Quarantine [6:10]
10. Second Chance [5:32]
11. The Last Meal [5:43]
12. Duty Fulfilled [4:16]
13. The Dreadnought [2:35]
14. The Price of Command [4:41]
15. Exam for Commission [8:09]
16. The Fire Ship [8:44]
17. Memorable Act of Courage [3:07]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Horatio Hornblower: The Original Adventures
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   Chapters
   About C.S. Forester
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      Titles On
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      Book Club
      Memorabilia
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Disc #2 -- Horatio Hornblower: The Original Adventures
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   Chapters
   Nautical Terms
      Buccaneer
      Burning Your Boats
      By and Large
      Chew the Fat
      Chock-a-Block
      Chowder
      The Coast is Clear
      Dogsbody
      Doldrums
      Donkey Work
      Embark
      Even Keel
      Get Off My Back
      Hard Up
      Heavy Weather
      Miss the Boat
      Money for Old Rope
      Monkey Jacket
      Out of the Blue
      Over a Barrel
      Slush Fund
      Snub
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      Titles On
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      Book Club
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