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

The Shaw Collection

Format: DVD Genre: British-Drama, TV Mini-Series
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Where do you fit in polite society once you've discovered your family fortune came from a chain of brothels? That's the conundrum faced by proper Vivie Warren (Penelope Wilton) in "Mrs. Warren's Profession" (1972). Professor Henry Higgins (James Villiers) embarks on a quest to transform Cockney flower peddler Eliza Dolittle (Lynn Redgrave) into a proper English lady in "Pygmalion" (1973). A peculiar ex-seaman's Sussex home is the setting for "Heartbreak House" (1977), where Capt. Shotover (John Gielgud) hosts a party for his daughters (Lesley-Anne Down, Siân Phillips) and their unconventional friends. Good and evil get a proper working out in "The Devil's Disciple" (1987), as a farm heir (Mike Gwilym) returns from America and is erroneously a arrested as a revolutionary. During the Serbo-Bulgarian War, a young Bulgarian woman (Helen Bonham Carter) offers shelter to a fleeing Swiss mercenary (Pip Torrens), in "Arms and the Man" (1989). Six-disc set also includes "The Millionairess" (1972) and the TV plays "The Apple Cart" (1975), "You Never Can Tell" (1977), "The Man of Destiny" (1981), and "Androcles and the Lion" (1984). 11 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus programs.
Director: Brian Helgeland
Studio: BBC Warner
Release Date: 5/16/2006
Item #: BBC025390
UPC #: 794051253927
SKU #: D24270
Attributes: Gift Set
Product Type: DVD
Rating: UNR
Closed Caption: No

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