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The Resource The best of friends, written by Hugh Whitmore based on his play ; produced and directed by Alvin Rakoff ; a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions for Channel 4. Eagle in a cage / a Group W Films, Ramona production ; produced by Millard Lampell, Albert Schwartz ; screenplay by Millard Lampell ; directed by Fielder Cook, (DVD videorecording)

The best of friends, written by Hugh Whitmore based on his play ; produced and directed by Alvin Rakoff ; a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions for Channel 4. Eagle in a cage / a Group W Films, Ramona production ; produced by Millard Lampell, Albert Schwartz ; screenplay by Millard Lampell ; directed by Fielder Cook, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The best of friends
Title
The best of friends
Statement of responsibility
written by Hugh Whitmore based on his play ; produced and directed by Alvin Rakoff ; a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions for Channel 4. Eagle in a cage / a Group W Films, Ramona production ; produced by Millard Lampell, Albert Schwartz ; screenplay by Millard Lampell ; directed by Fielder Cook
Title variation
Best of friends ; Eagle in a cage
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
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Member of
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
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Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Credits note
1st work: Senior cameraman, Martin Hawkins ; editor, Jake Bernard ; music, Sidney Sager. 2nd work: Director of photography, Frano Vodopivec ; edited by Max Benedict ; music, Marc Wilkinson
PerformerNote
The Best of friends: Sir John Gielgud, Dame Wendy Hiller, Patrick McGoohan. Eagle in a cage: Billie Whitelaw, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Kenneth Haigh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-
  • 1904-
  • 1928-
  • 1902-
  • 1929-
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  • Rakoff, Alvin
  • Cook, Fielder
  • Gielgud, John
  • Hiller, Wendy
  • McGoohan, Patrick
  • Whitelaw, Billie
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Haigh, Kenneth
  • Whitmore, Hugh
  • London Film Productions
  • Table Top Productions
  • Group W Productions
  • BFS Video (Firm)
Runtime
170
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  • McLachlan, Laurentia
  • Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle
  • Shaw, Bernard
  • Napoleon
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The best of friends, written by Hugh Whitmore based on his play ; produced and directed by Alvin Rakoff ; a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions for Channel 4. Eagle in a cage / a Group W Films, Ramona production ; produced by Millard Lampell, Albert Schwartz ; screenplay by Millard Lampell ; directed by Fielder Cook, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Best of Friends adapted from the letters and writings of Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Sir Sydney Cockerell and Bernard Shaw and produced for television in 1994
  • Eagle in a cage produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • "A Masterpiece Theatre presentation"--Container
  • "30296-D"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm50240207
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.)
Isbn
9780779252961
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 804 30296-D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The best of friends, written by Hugh Whitmore based on his play ; produced and directed by Alvin Rakoff ; a London Film Productions in association with Table Top Productions for Channel 4. Eagle in a cage / a Group W Films, Ramona production ; produced by Millard Lampell, Albert Schwartz ; screenplay by Millard Lampell ; directed by Fielder Cook, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Best of Friends adapted from the letters and writings of Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Sir Sydney Cockerell and Bernard Shaw and produced for television in 1994
  • Eagle in a cage produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • "A Masterpiece Theatre presentation"--Container
  • "30296-D"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm50240207
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.)
Isbn
9780779252961
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 804 30296-D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
laserdisc

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