In Search of Shakespeare

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Overview

The four-part television documentary series In Search of Shakespeare comes to DVD in this two-disc set from PBS DVD Video. This set is presented with a standard full-frame transfer with Dolby Digital Stereo Sound. Closed captions are available. Contains all four parts "A Time of Revolution, "The Lost Years, "The Duty of Poets, and "For All Time."
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Overview

The four-part television documentary series In Search of Shakespeare comes to DVD in this two-disc set from PBS DVD Video. This set is presented with a standard full-frame transfer with Dolby Digital Stereo Sound. Closed captions are available. Contains all four parts "A Time of Revolution, "The Lost Years, "The Duty of Poets, and "For All Time."
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Additional footage not seen in the original PBS broadcast
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/24/2004
  • UPC: 841887001205
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 4:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 12,080

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Wood Narrator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- In Search of Shakespeare
1. Introduction [1:29]
2. The Search for Shakespeare [3:32]
3. "I Name This Child... William..." [4:42]
4. William's Boyhood [7:59]
5. School Years [10:38]
6. The Coventry Mystery Plays [9:25]
7. The Sureties Case [10:02]
8. Arden's Treason [7:15]
9. Credits [1:00]
10. Introduction [2:06]
11. William's Career [8:39]
12. Fractured World [7:53]
13. The Queen's Men [6:31]
14. To be a Writer [10:58]
15. Writing his Own Plays [11:06]
16. Christopher Marlowe [7:38]
17. Credits [1:01]
Disc #2 -- In Search of Shakespeare
1. Introduction [1:45]
2. Searching for a Poet [7:07]
3. Forming a New Company [10:29]
4. Personal Sonnets [6:59]
5. Shakespeare's Dark Lady [7:25]
6. Dangerous Power of the Theatre [11:35]
7. The People on the Streets [9:31]
8. Creditsc [1:00]
9. Introduction [1:50]
10. End of the Elizabethan Age [6:52]
11. Under the Rule of King James [9:35]
12. "The Pressure of the Time" [7:42]
13. Back Home in Stratford [9:28]
14. The Tempest [9:45]
15. Leaving the Theatre [9:35]
16. Credits [1:00]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- In Search of Shakespeare
   Part I - A Time of Revolution
   Part II - The Lost Years
   Scene Selections
      Part I - A Time of Revolution
      Part II - The Lost Years
   Special Feature
      Touching Shakespeare's World
      Reformation
      "A Winter's Tale"
      Office of the Censor
      "Henry IV"
      Traveling Through Warwickshire
      Royal Shakespeare Theatre
      Christophe Marlowe
      Shakespeare's Company
   PBS Online
Disc #2 -- In Search of Shakespeare
   Part III - The Duty of Poets
   Part IV - For All Time
   Scene Selections
      Part Three: the Duty of Poets
      Part Four: For All Time
   PBS Online
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