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Six Centuries of Verse

1984 Rated NR 6hr 50m

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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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English SDH

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; bonus: lives of the poets and about the actors.