Bleak House

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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005?]., , ©1985.
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1 videodisc (418 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005?]., , ©1985.


General Note
Originally produced for television in 1985 as episodes of the television series, Masterpiece Theatre.
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Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
General Note
Episodes 1-4 on side A and episodes 5-8 on side B.
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"BBC Video classic"--Container.
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"BBC VIdeo"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits
Dramatization, Arthur Hopcraft ; director, Ross Devenish ; music, Geoffrey Burgon ; producers, John Harris, Betty Willingale.
Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott.
"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core [...]"--Container.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rigg, D., Elliott, D., Hopcraft, A., Devenish, R., Harris, J., Willingale, B., & Dickens, C. (2005). Bleak House (Full screen.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Diana. Rigg et al.. 2005. Bleak House. Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Diana. Rigg et al.. Bleak House Warner Home Video, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rigg, Diana., et al. Bleak House Full screen., Warner Home Video, 2005.

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