Contains 4 films: Duel; Fire Ships; Duchess; and The Devil & Wrong War. C.S. Forester's swashbuckling tales of high seas adventure comes to life like never before in this acclaimed adaptation.
High sea adventures as a young recruit rises through the ranks of the King's Navy.
Contentsv. 1. The duel (UK title, The even chance)
v. 2. The fire ships (UK title, The examination for lieutenant)
v. 3. The duchess and the devil
v. 4. The wrong war (UK title, The frogs and the lobsters).
Forester, C. S.
-- (Cecil Scott),
-- Film and video adaptations.
Hornblower (Television program)
Action and adventure films.
Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| New York :A & E :1999
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group,
|Other Titles|| Hornblower (Television program)
Examination for lieutenant.
Frogs and the lobsters.
Duchess and the devil.
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower
Benson, Andrew, 1963-
Lindsay, R. (Robert)
Byrne, Michael, 1943-
Bathurst, Robert, 1958-
United Productions of America.
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
Ioan Gruffud, Robert Lindsay, Dorian Healy, Michael Byrne, Robert Bathurst.
Line producer, Peter Richardson ; executive producers, Vernon Lawrence, Delia Fine ; music, John Keane ; director of photography, Neve Cunningham ; editor, Keith Palmer.
Based on the novels by C.S. Forester.
Originally broadcast in 1998.
Special features: biographical information about C.S. Forester; nautical terms and definitions; behind-the-scenes making of the production; England's royal warships, hosted by Edward Winsor; instant "search for your favorite scene."
4 DVDs (approximately 100 min. each) : sound, color ; c 4 3/4 in.
0767023056 (v. 1)
0767023064 (v. 2)
0767023072 (v. 3)
0767023080 (v. 4)