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The Resource Fall of eagles, series created by John Elliot ; producer, Stuart Burge ; BBC Colour, (videorecording)

Fall of eagles, series created by John Elliot ; producer, Stuart Burge ; BBC Colour, (videorecording)

Label
Fall of eagles
Title
Fall of eagles
Statement of responsibility
series created by John Elliot ; producer, Stuart Burge ; BBC Colour
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Creator
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 19th century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent. Beginning in 1815, the Holy Alliance between Prussia, Russia, and Austria formalized what had been a strictly familial support network. The House of Habsburg, the House of Hohenzollern, and the House of Romanov had long intermarried, resulting in an incredibly tangled web of relationships, a number of which led back to Queen Victoria of England. These three families influenced the political landscape of Europe, and their personal struggles, tragedies and decisions within these relationships affected Europe to a greater degree than they ever imagined. This miniseries focuses on the leading personalities of these three privileged families, and how they influenced the events that led to WWI
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Fall of eagles (Television program)
Credits note
Designers, Chris Pemsel, Moira Tait, Fanny Taylor, Allan Anson, Peter Kindred, Peter Brachacki ; film cameraman, Peter Sargent, Bert Walker, A.A. Englander ; film editor, Chris Wimble, Peter Evans, Sheila S. Tomlinson ; graphics sequences, Jeniffer Wade, Sarah Griggs, Eddie Newstead, Richard Markell, Adrian Dobinson ; research, Jennifer Osborn ; costume designers, Robin Fraser Paye, Daphne Dare ; uniforms, Penny Lowe ; incidental music, Kenneth Platts
Date time place
Originally broadcast by BBC One as a British television mini-series from March 15, 1974 to June 19, 1974
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 823/.92
  • 791.45/72
Language note
In English
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.F35 2006
PerformerNote
  • Narrator, Michael Hordern
  • Disc 1: Death Waltz: Pamela Brown (Archduchess Sophia), Miles Anderson (Franz Josef), Diane Keen (Elizabeth), Sandor Eles (Count Andrassy), Ann Penfold (Helene), Donald Gee (Count Majlath), Kathleen Michael (Hildegarde), Noel Fredricks (Aide to Franz Josef) ; English princess: Curt Jurgens (Bismarck), Gemma Jones (Vicky), Maurice Denham (Kaiser Wilhelm 1), Denis Lill (Fritz), Basil Henson (Von Molkte), Geoffrey Chater (Charles), Roger Hammond (Albrecht), Perlita Neilson (Queen Victoria), Frank Thornton (Prince Albert), Anthony Roye (Dr. Martin), Antony Carrick, (Dr. Wegner), Sandra Clark (Wally), Mike Elles (Bertie), Adam Cunliffe (Willy) ; Honest broker: Curt Jurgens (Bismarck), Barry Foster (Willy), Maurice Denham (Kaiser Wilhelm 1), Gemma Jones (Vicky), Denis Lill (Fritz), Frederick Jaeger (Holstein), Tony Jay (Alexander III), John Barcroft (Eulenberg), David McKail (Mackenzie), Sandra Clark (Wally), Valerie Phillips (Dona) ; Requiem for a crown prince: Rachel Gurney (Empress Elisabeth), Laurence Naismith (Franz Josef), Emrys James (Count Taaffe), Anthony Newland (Philip of Coberg), James Cossins (Count Josi Hoyos), Frank Wylie (Police Commissioner Gorup), Susan Tracy (Crown Princess Stephanie), Irene Hamilton(Baroness Vetsera), Rosamund Greenwood (Fraulein Von Ferenczy), Kenneth Benda (Professor Widerhofer), Carleton Hobbs (Abbot Grünböck), Michael Sheard (Loschek), Patrick Durkin (Bratfisch), Vernon Dobtcheff (Count Stookau), David Neal (Baltazzi), Olaf Pooley (Baron Krauss), Leon LIssek (Bayer), John Herrington (Stationmaster)
  • Disc 2: Last Tsar: Gayle Hunnicutt (Alexandra), Charles Kay (Nicholas), Barry Foster (Wilhelm), Patrick Stewart (Ulyanov (Lenin)), Lynn Farleigh (Nadezhda Krupskaya), Freddie Jones (Witte), Ian Francis (Kschessinska), Ursula Howells (Marie), Tony Jay (Alexander III), David Collings (Milyukov), Ilsa Blair (Ella), Robert Brown (Uncle Serge), John Nightingale (Cousin Serge), Howard Rawlinson (Constantin), Mavis Edwards (Queen Victoria), Kevin Stoney (Father John), Denzil Ellis (Wahl), John Sanderson (young Nicholas), Leila Hart (singer) ; Absolute beginners: Charles Kay (Nicholas II), Bruce Purchase (Von Plehve), Patrick Stewart (Lenin), Lynn Farleigh (Krupskaya), Edward Wilson (Martov), Michael Kitchen (Trotsky), Mary Wimbush (Zasulich), Paul Eddington (Plekhanov), Peter Weston (Bauman), David Freedman (Lieber), Julian Fox (Tuperidze), Raymond Witch (Martynov), Svandis Jons (Alexandrova), Robert O'Mahoney (Krasikov) ; Dearest Nicky: Gayle Hunnicutt (Alexandra), Charles Kay (Nicholas), Barry Foster (Wilhelm), Bruce Purchase (Von Plehve), Kenneth Colley (Gapon), Peter Dyneley (Von Bülow), John Turner (Prince Mirsky), Robert Brown (Uncle Serge), John Welsh (Archbishop), Robert Keegan (Fullon), Michael Golden (Putilov), Roy Sampson (Danilov), David Dodimead (Kokovtsev), James Mellor (Kourapatkin), John Quarmby (Lamsdorf) ; Appointment: Michael Bryant (Ratchkovsky), Gayle Hunnicutt (Alexandra), Charles Kay (Nicholas), Freddie Jones (Witte), David Swift (Trepov), John Stratton (Hesse), David Dodimead (Kokovstov), Victor Winding (Azeff)
  • Disc 3: Dress rehearsal: Gayle Hunnicutt (Alexandra), Charles Kay (Nicholas), Laurence Naismith (Franz Josef), Barry Foster (Wilhelm), Peter Vaughan (Isvolsky), Derek Francis (Edward VII), John Bennett (Clemenceau), John Moffatt (Aehrenthal), Frank Middlemass (Stolypin), Andrew Keir (Wickham Steed), Peter Dyneley (Prince Von Bülow), Shirley Dixon (Mme Isvolsky), Tom Criddle (Sir Edward Grey), Ed Devereaux (Purtales) ; Indian summer of an emperor: Laurence Naismith (Emperor Franz Josef), Barry Foster (Kaiser Wilhelm II), Nora Swinburne (Katharina Schratt), Peter Woodthorpe (Archduke Franz-Ferdinand), T.P. McKenna (Count Conrad Von Hotzendorf), Michael McStay (Count Montenuovo), Neville Barber (Count Paar), Peter Copley (Bethmann-Hollweg), George Merritt (Ketterl), Brian Hawksley (Sir Arthur Nicolson), Clyde Pollitt (Kottwitz), Jay Neill (Heller) ; Tell the kind the sky is falling: Charles Kay (Nicholas), Gayle Hunnicutt (Alexandra), Charles Gray (Rodzianko), John Phillips (Grand Duke Nicholas), Nigel Stock (General Alexeiev), Hugh Burden (Protopopov), Michael Aldridge (Rasputin), Frank Mills (A.F. Trepov), Rosalie Crutchley (Michen), Miriam Margolyes (Anna Vyrubova) ; Secret war: Patrick Stewart (Lenin), Lynn Farleigh (Krupskaya), Gayle Hunnicutt (Alexandra), Charles Kay (Nicholas), Barry Foster (Kaiser Wilhelm II), Marius Goring (Hindenburg), Michael Bates (Ludendorff), Peter Copley (Bethmann-Hollweg), Michael Gough (Helphand), Tom Conti (Glazkov), Jim Norton (Kerensky), Malcolm Terris (Bronsky), Hugh Burden (Protopopov), David Collings (Miliukov)
  • Disc 4: End game: Barry Foster (Kaiser Wilhelm II), Marius Goring (Hindenburg), Michael Bates (Ludendorff), Griffith Jones (Hintze), Eva Pearce (Empress Dona), Laurence Hardy (Prince Max), Colin Baker (Crown Prince), John Robinson (Müller), Geoffrey Toone (Groener), Erik Chitty (Hertling), Peter Schofield (Ebert), Kevin Brennan (Bentinck), Jon Croft (Sergeant)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1997
  • 1911-1995
  • 1927-1990
  • 1935-
  • 1932-2009
  • 1925-
  • 1922-2001
  • 1931-
  • 1915-1982
  • 1909-2002
  • 1930-
  • 1940-
  • 1942-
  • 1927-2002
  • 1938-2008
  • 1908-1992
  • 1912-1998
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elliot, John
  • Burge, Stuart
  • Hordern, Michael
  • Whitemore, Hugh
  • Holford, Elizabeth
  • Turner, David
  • Griffiths, Trevor
  • Pulman, Jack
  • Martin, Troy Kennedy
  • Muller, Robert
  • Hughes, Ken
  • Dewhurst, Keith
  • Hays, Bill
  • Cunliffe, David
  • Ferman, James
  • Davies, Gareth
  • Cartier, Rudolph
  • McWhinnie, Donald
  • Proudfoot, David Sullivan
  • Lindsay-Hogg, Michael
  • Jürgens, Curd
  • Jones, Gemma
  • Denham, Maurice
  • Lill, Denis
  • Jay, Tony
  • Kay, Charles
  • Stewart, Patrick
  • Farleigh, Lynn
  • Hunnicutt, Gayle
  • Foster, Barry
  • Purchase, Bruce
  • Naismith, Laurence
  • Goring, Marius
  • Kitchen, Michael
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • KOCH Vision (Firm)
Runtime
650
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Habsburg, House of
  • Romanov, House of
  • Hohenzollern, House of
  • Austria
  • Russia
  • Germany
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Fall of eagles, series created by John Elliot ; producer, Stuart Burge ; BBC Colour, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • written by John Elliot ; directed by David Cunliffe
  • (52.02 min.)
  • Requiem for a crown prince
  • written by David Turner ; directed by James Ferman
  • (52:29 min.)
  • Disc 1, Episodes 1-4
  • Death waltz
  • written by Hugh Whitemore ; directed by Bill Hays
  • (52:17 min)
  • English princess
  • written by John Elliot and Elizabeth Holford ; directed by David Cunliffe
  • (52:40 min.)
  • Honest broker
  • written by Jack Pulman ; directed by Bill Hays
  • (52:46 min.)
  • Appointment
  • written by Troy Kennedy Martin ; directed by David Cunliffe
  • (53:03 min.)
  • Disc 2, Episodes 5-8
  • Last tsar
  • written by John Elliot ; directed by Bill Hays
  • (51:54 min.)
  • Absolute beginners
  • written by Trevor Griffiths ; directed by Gareth Davies
  • (52:22 min.)
  • Dearest Nicky
  • written by John Elliot and Elizabeth Holford ; directed by David Sullivan Proudfoot
  • (53:57 min.)
  • Secret war
  • written by Ken Hughes ; directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
  • (55:07 min.)
  • Disc 3, Episodes 9-12
  • Dress rehearsal
  • written by Jack Pulman ; directed by Rudolph Cartier
  • (51:56 min.)
  • Indian summer of an emperor
  • written by Robert Muller ; directed by Donald McWhinnie
  • (53:23 min.)
  • Tell the king the sky is falling
  • Disc 4, Episode 13
  • End game
  • written by Keith Dewhurst ; directed by Rudolph Cartier
  • (52:24 min.) ; Special features: Photo gallery [slide show] (2 min.); Interviews [with] Charles Kay, Gayle Hunnicutt, David Cunliffe (66 min.)
Control code
ocm68111647
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 650 min.)
Isbn
9781417228898
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741952635697
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
KOC-DV-6356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)68111647
System details
DVD; Dolby digital sound; standard presentation, 4x3 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fall of eagles, series created by John Elliot ; producer, Stuart Burge ; BBC Colour, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • written by John Elliot ; directed by David Cunliffe
  • (52.02 min.)
  • Requiem for a crown prince
  • written by David Turner ; directed by James Ferman
  • (52:29 min.)
  • Disc 1, Episodes 1-4
  • Death waltz
  • written by Hugh Whitemore ; directed by Bill Hays
  • (52:17 min)
  • English princess
  • written by John Elliot and Elizabeth Holford ; directed by David Cunliffe
  • (52:40 min.)
  • Honest broker
  • written by Jack Pulman ; directed by Bill Hays
  • (52:46 min.)
  • Appointment
  • written by Troy Kennedy Martin ; directed by David Cunliffe
  • (53:03 min.)
  • Disc 2, Episodes 5-8
  • Last tsar
  • written by John Elliot ; directed by Bill Hays
  • (51:54 min.)
  • Absolute beginners
  • written by Trevor Griffiths ; directed by Gareth Davies
  • (52:22 min.)
  • Dearest Nicky
  • written by John Elliot and Elizabeth Holford ; directed by David Sullivan Proudfoot
  • (53:57 min.)
  • Secret war
  • written by Ken Hughes ; directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
  • (55:07 min.)
  • Disc 3, Episodes 9-12
  • Dress rehearsal
  • written by Jack Pulman ; directed by Rudolph Cartier
  • (51:56 min.)
  • Indian summer of an emperor
  • written by Robert Muller ; directed by Donald McWhinnie
  • (53:23 min.)
  • Tell the king the sky is falling
  • Disc 4, Episode 13
  • End game
  • written by Keith Dewhurst ; directed by Rudolph Cartier
  • (52:24 min.) ; Special features: Photo gallery [slide show] (2 min.); Interviews [with] Charles Kay, Gayle Hunnicutt, David Cunliffe (66 min.)
Control code
ocm68111647
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 650 min.)
Isbn
9781417228898
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741952635697
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
KOC-DV-6356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)68111647
System details
DVD; Dolby digital sound; standard presentation, 4x3 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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