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The Henry James Collection
Format: DVD Genre: British-Drama, TV Mini-Series
The Henry James Collection

The Henry James Collection

Format: DVD Genre: British-Drama, TV Mini-Series
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Stellar adaptations of Henry James novels make up this five-disc set. First, Richard Chamberlain and Beatrix Lehmann star in "The Portrait of a Lady" (1968), the romantic drama about an American girl brought to England by her aunt after her parents' deaths. A 19th-century matriarch's marriage plans for her son go awry when he falls for a woman below his station, leading to a fight over "The Spoils of Poynton" (1970). Gemma Jones, Ian Ogilvy star. The "Masterpiece Theatre" miniseries "The Golden Bowl" (1972) follows a rich widower and his grown daughter through their romance with─and stormy marriage to─a pair of former lovers. Cyril Cusack, Kathleen Byron star. The BBC series "Play of the Month" puts on "The Wings of the Dove" (1979), about two English lovers and their relationship to an American heiress. Elizabeth Spriggs, John Castle star. And Matthew Modine is "The American" (1998), a young man who becomes embroiled in the family politics of a corrupt French brood when he falls in love with a beautiful widow. Diana Rigg, Paul Hickey co-star. 14 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH).
Directors: Paul Unwin, Peter Sasdy
Studio: BBC Warner
Release Date: 1/13/2009
Item #: BBC043640
UPC #: 883929042050
SKU #: D40101
Attributes: Special Packaging, Subtitled, Standard Screen
Product Type: DVD
Rating: NR
Subtitles: ENG
Closed Caption: Yes

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