The Henry James Collection

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Five classic novels by Henry James come alive in this collection of historic adaptations from the BBC archives. Henry James is one of the world's great novelists, a leader in the school of realism in literature. He was born in America but spent much of his early life travelling and studying abroad, eventually settling in England. His writing frequently portrays Americans and the clash of cultures they encounter in Europe. This collection includes adaptations of James's greatest novels with all-star British casts ...
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Overview

Five classic novels by Henry James come alive in this collection of historic adaptations from the BBC archives. Henry James is one of the world's great novelists, a leader in the school of realism in literature. He was born in America but spent much of his early life travelling and studying abroad, eventually settling in England. His writing frequently portrays Americans and the clash of cultures they encounter in Europe. This collection includes adaptations of James's greatest novels with all-star British casts including Diana Rigg and Matthew Modine in The American (1998); Richard Chamberlain, Suzanne Neve and Edward Fox in The Portrait of a Lady (1968); Elizabeth Spriggs, Betsy Blair and John Castle in The Wings of the Dove (1979); Daniel Massey, Barry Morse and Cyril Cusack in The Golden Bowl (1972); and Gemma Jones, Ian Ogilvy and Diane Fletcher in The Spoils of Poynton (1971).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2009
  • UPC: 883929042050
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Presentation: Special Packaging / Full Frame
  • Language: English
  • Time: 14:18:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,865

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Henry James Collection: The American
1. Chapter 1 [11:07]
2. Chapter 2 [11:40]
3. Chapter 3 [9:46]
4. Chapter 4 [12:10]
5. Chapter 5 [10:30]
6. Chapter 6 [10:52]
7. Chapter 7 [11:27]
8. Chapter 8 [9:39]
Disc #2, Side A -- The Henry James Collection: The Portrait of a Lady, Episodes 1-4
1. Episode 1 [8:49]
2. Episode 2 [10:15]
3. Episode 3 [11:51]
4. Episode 4 [11:34]
Disc #2, Side B -- The Henry James Collection: The Portrait of a Lady, Episodes 5-6
1. Episode 1 [12:41]
2. Episode 2 [9:09]
3. Episode 3 [8:19]
4. Episode 4 [13:31]
1. Episode 1 [13:55]
2. Episode 2 [8:18]
3. Episode 3 [11:29]
4. Episode 4 [9:25]
Disc #3 -- The Henry James Collection - The Spoils of Poynton
1. Chapter 1 [10:52]
2. Chapter 2 [12:02]
3. Chapter 3 [9:09]
4. Chapter 4 [8:31]
1. Chapter 1 [11:08]
2. Chapter 2 [10:01]
3. Chapter 3 [11:26]
4. Chapter 4 [8:16]
1. Chapter 1 [9:11]
2. Chapter 2 [12:10]
3. Chapter 3 [11:25]
4. Chapter 4 [10:43]
5. Chapter 5 [:00]
1. Chapter 1 [11:43]
2. Chapter 2 [9:56]
3. Chapter 3 [11:42]
4. Chapter 4 [9:36]
Disc #4 -- The Henry James Collection: The Wings of a Dove
1. Chapter 1 [9:50]
2. Chapter 2 [10:04]
3. Chapter 3 [10:59]
4. Chapter 4 [9:34]
5. Chapter 5 [9:51]
6. Chapter 6 [9:37]
7. Chapter 7 [9:54]
8. Chapter 8 [11:15]
Disc #5, Side A -- The Henry James Collection : The Golden Bowl, Episodes 1-4
1. Chapter 1 [10:01]
2. Chapter 2 [10:55]
3. Chapter 3 [10:33]
4. Chapter 4 [11:25]
1. Chapter 1 [10:08]
2. Chapter 2 [9:57]
3. Chapter 3 [10:29]
4. Chapter 4 [12:30]
1. Chapter 1 [11:08]
2. Chapter 2 [9:51]
3. Chapter 3 [9:16]
4. Chapter 4 [13:20]
1. Chapter 1 [11:57]
2. Chapter 2 [10:42]
3. Chapter 3 [7:20]
4. Chapter 4 [14:48]
Disc #5, Side B -- The Henry James Collection: The Golden Bowl, Episodes 5-6
1. Chapter 1 [10:33]
2. Chapter 2 [12:19]
3. Chapter 3 [7:25]
4. Chapter 4 [9:54]
1. Chapter 1 [9:44]
2. Chapter 2 [12:17]
3. Chapter 3 [9:40]
4. Chapter 4 [11:31]
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Disc #2, Side A -- The Henry James Collection: The Portrait of a Lady, Episodes 1-4
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Disc #2, Side B -- The Henry James Collection: The Portrait of a Lady, Episodes 5-6
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      Episode 5 - Revelations
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Disc #3 -- The Henry James Collection - The Spoils of Poynton
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      Episode 1 - Pride of Possession
      Episode 2 - Sharp Practice
      Episode 3 - Trails of Strength
      Episode 4 - Retribution
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Disc #5, Side A -- The Henry James Collection : The Golden Bowl, Episodes 1-4
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      Episode 1 - The Prince
      Episode 2 - Mr. Merver
      Episode 3 - Charlotte
      Episode 4 - Fanny
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Disc #5, Side B -- The Henry James Collection: The Golden Bowl, Episodes 5-6
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      Episode 5 - Maggie
      Episode 6 - End Game
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2011

    Watch out for this one!

    Have purchased this item "new" from 3 sellers. The 5th disc B-side won't sequence properly---a poor job of assembling the material---and some discs are marred.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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