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Uniform Title Thorn birds (Television program)
Title The thorn birds [videorecording] / a David L. Wopler/Stan Margulies production in assocations with Edward Lewis Productions, Inc. ; produced by Stan Margulies ; directed by Daryl Duke.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Thorn    ---  Available
Description 3 videodiscs (487 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Special features: Commemorative documentary : "The Thorn birds : old friends, new stories."
Based on the novel by Colleen McCullough.
Originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1983.
Contents Disc 1. Episodes 1 & 2 -- disc 2. Episodes 3 & 4 -- disc 3. Special features.
Credits Music, Henry Mancini ; editors, C. Timothy O'Meara, Robert F. Shugrue, David Saxon ; director of photography, Bill Butler ; production design, Robert MacKichan.
Cast Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Jean Simmons, Ken Howard, Mare Winningham, Piper Laurie, Richard Kiley, Earl Holliman, Bryan Brown, Philip Anglim, Christopher Plummer, Barbara Stanwyck.
Summary The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital mono.; dual-layer format.
Language English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Emmy Awards, 1983: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special (Barbara Stanwyck); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special (Richard Kiley); Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special (Jean Simmons); Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special; Outstanding Film Editing for a Limited Series or a Special; Outstanding Achievement in Makeup (Del Acevedo).
Subject DVD-Video discs.
Catholics -- Drama.
Priests -- Australia -- Drama.
Priests -- Sexual behavior -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Australia -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ward, Rachel, 1957-
Chamberlain, Richard, 1935-
Plummer, Christopher.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
Kiley, Richard, 1922-1999.
Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
Mancini, Henry, 1924-1994.
Margulies, Stan.
Duke, Daryl.
McCullough, Colleen, 1937-2015. Thorn birds.
Edward Lewis Productions, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 9780780683204
Standard No. 883929206643
Music No. 2000046205 - 2000046027 Warner Home Video (discs)
3000033903 Warner Home Video (container)

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