Based on Winston Churchill's masterpiece about his ancestors, Sarah and John Churchill - the first Churchills to make their mark on British history. It tells the story of their remarkable 50-year marriage and brilliant careers in 17th century England.
ContentsChaste nymph ; Bridals ; Plot counter-plot
Lion and the unicorn ; Rebellion ; Protestant wind
Trial of strength ; Queen commands ; Reconciliation
Famous victory ; Breaking the circle ; Not without honour.
Marlborough, John Churchill,
-- Duke of,
Marlborough, Sarah Jennings Churchill, -- Duchess of, -- 1660-1744 -- Drama.
Churchill family -- Drama.
Married people -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 -- Drama.
Historical television programs.
|Publisher|| Silver Spring, MD :Acorn Media,2004
|Other Titles|| First Churchills.
Giles, David, 1926-2010.
Hampshire, Susan, 1937-
Neville, John, 1925-2011.
Villiers, James, 1933-1998.
Westbrook, John, 1922-1989
Standing, John, 1934-
Tyzack, Margaret, 1931-2011.
Stewart, Job, 1934-1991.
Rowe, Alan, 1926-2000.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965. First Churchills.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Susan Hampshire, John Neville, James Villiers, John Westbrook, John Standing, Margaret Tyzack, Frederick Peisley, Job Stewart, Alan Rowe.
Production designer, Spencer Chapman.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast by BBC1 in 1969.
Based on the biography by Winston Churchill.
Special features: exclusive interview with Susan Hampshire; photo gallery; cast filmographies; full-color insert with a sampling of the real love letters of Sarah and John Churchill; glossary of historical figures and terms; House of Stuart family tree.
DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital.
4 videodisc (533 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.