Six Centuries of Verse

1984 NR 1 season

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Six Centuries of Verse

1984 NR 1 season
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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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Summary of Season 1 (1984) - 3 discs

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.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
Subtitles
English SDH
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
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