Napoleon and Love

Overview

As indicated by its title, this obscure British miniseries focused on the romantic travails of Napoleon Bonaparte Ian Holm. Among the women in "the Little Corporal's" life were his wife Josephine Billie Whitelaw and his mistresses Desiree Clary Karen Dotrice and Marie Walewska Catherine Schell. The nine hour-long episodes of Napoleon and Love were originally telecast by Thames Television in 1974.
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Overview

As indicated by its title, this obscure British miniseries focused on the romantic travails of Napoleon Bonaparte Ian Holm. Among the women in "the Little Corporal's" life were his wife Josephine Billie Whitelaw and his mistresses Desiree Clary Karen Dotrice and Marie Walewska Catherine Schell. The nine hour-long episodes of Napoleon and Love were originally telecast by Thames Television in 1974.
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Special Features

Bonus: Timeline of Historical Events and Cast Filmographies
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/2011
  • UPC: 054961854097
  • Original Release: 1974
  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 7:48:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 47,661

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ian Holm
Billie Whitelaw
Peter Bowles
Technical Credits
Jonathan Alwyn Director
Derek Bennett Director
Reginald Collin Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Don Leaver Director
Philip Mackie Screenwriter
Robert Sharples Score Composer
Lloyd Shirley Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Napoleon and Love: Episodes 1-3
1. A Good Match? [7:24]
2. Parisian Politics [9:08]
3. No More Convention [7:54]
4. Suppose and Propose [5:59]
5. Finding Happiness [11:06]
6. Gaining Substance [9:29]
1. News from Italy [7:24]
2. Ill or Unfaithful [9:08]
3. Charming Trifles [7:54]
4. Bed Matters [5:59]
5. After the Journey [11:06]
6. Two Days [9:29]
1. 300,000 F [7:24]
2. From a Lover [9:08]
3. Matter of Reckoning [7:54]
4. Slender and French [5:59]
5. Divorce [11:06]
6. Locked In [9:29]
Disc #2 -- Napoleon and Love: Episodes 4-6
1. Waiting Game [8:12]
2. Most Pleased [11:03]
3. Madame's Scrutiny [8:07]
4. Entrapment? [6:00]
5. An Exchange [9:07]
6. At His Discretion [10:07]
1. For Vanity [8:12]
2. Attentive Empress [11:03]
3. Nothing Seen [8:07]
4. Further Suspicions [6:00]
5. New Arrangement [9:07]
6. Three Words [10:07]
1. Polish Affairs [8:12]
2. Correspondence [11:03]
3. Unreciprocated [8:07]
4. Tasks of Poland [6:00]
5. New Vows [9:07]
6. Parting Confessions [10:07]
Disc #3 -- Napoleon and Love: Episodes 7-9
1. Capable of a Son? [7:05]
2. Shock and Solutions [7:05]
3. Familial Hearsay [10:11]
4. Traitor To Find [7:04]
5. Marie's News [12:18]
6. Saying Goodbye [7:45]
1. Art and Happiness [7:05]
2. A Surprise [7:05]
3. Nuptial Progress [10:11]
4. Corsican Father [7:04]
5. High Risks [12:18]
6. A King of Rome [7:45]
1. Plea for Peace [7:05]
2. Role of the Empress [7:05]
3. Emperor's Orders [10:11]
4. Property and Health [7:04]
5. Everlasting Empress [12:18]
6. His Waterloo [7:45]
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   Cast Filmographies
      Ian Holm
      Billie Whitelaw
      Peter Bowles
      Ronald Hines
      Tim Curry
      Sorcha Cusack
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