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"The Anthony Trollope Collection" contains three masterpieces and over 15 hours of timeless film from one of the greatest nineteenth-century novelist. Visit the fascinating world of Victorian England through the eyes of Anthony Trollope, as the prolific and respected novelist illustrates the penetrating conflicts of the day. "The Barchester Chronicles" - The cozy community of Barchester is rocked from its complacency when a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires. Overnight, Septimus Harding (Donald Pleasence) becomes the pawn in a political battle begun by his younger daughter's beau, John Bold, and kept kindled by his older daughter's husband, Archdeacon Grantly (Nigel Hawthorne). "He Knew He Was Right" - Behind their neat facades of Victorian propriety, Anthony Trollope's characters are bursting with life. A flirtatious vicar, two squabbling sisters, an ingenue and her meddling aunt... these are the friends and relations who surround Louis and Emily Trevalyan in the first blissful year of their married life. But things take a darker turn when the roguish Colonel Osborne (Bill Nighy) takes an interest in Emily, and, flattered by the resulting gossip, fans the flames of Louis's jealousy. " The Way We Live Now" - "The Way We Live Now" captures the turmoil as the old order is swept aside by the brash new forces of business and finance. Based on the novel by Anthony Trollope, this satire of Victorian society contains the trials and tribulations of young love, the pettiness of the upper class life, the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface.
The Barchester Chronicles: , Middle England's Marvel (commemorative profile of Peterborough Cathedral as it celebrated its 750th anniversary in 1989, Author biographies, The Way We Live Now:, Cast background and biographies, He Knew He Was Right:, The Two Loves of Anthony Trollope (an hour-long dramatized biography of the writer), Biographies of the cast and crew.
|Starring:||Alan Rickman, Donald Pleasence, Nigel Hawthorne, Susan Hampshire|
|Studio Name:||Warner Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||11/01/2005|
|Run Time (in minutes):||900 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Stereo, Mono|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.8 x 7.8 x 7.8|
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