Six Centuries of Verse
Academy Award winner John Gielgud hosts this educational series that presents a fascinating overview of poetry through the centuries. The emotions in each piece are brought to life with impeccable readings by a variety of masterful actors. Gielgud introduces each work, placing it in historical context and providing biographical information about authors ranging from Chaucer to Byron and Whitman, as well as more recent poets such as Dylan Thomas.
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Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; bonus: lives of the poets and about the actors.
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