Hailed by critics as one of the most thoughtful and important TV dramas ever, the sweeping fourteen-part remastered adaptation of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes of WWII India, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them, knowing that their lives will never be the same again.
Contents1. Crossing the River
2. The Bibigar Gardens
3. Questions of Loyalty
4. Incidents at a Wedding
5. Regimental Silver
6. Ordeal by Fire
7. Daughters of the Regiment
8. The Day of the Scorpion
9. Towers of Silence
10. An Evening at the Mahranee's
11. Travelling Companions
12. The Moghul Room
13. Pandora's Box
14. The Division of the Spoils.
Decolonization -- Drama.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Drama.
India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947 -- Drama.
Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [United States] :2015
|Other Titles|| Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Wooldridge, Susan, actor.
Malik, Art, actor.
Scott, Paul, 1920-1978. Raj quartet.
Tim Pigott-Smith, Susan Wooldridge, Art Malik.
Host: Alistair Cooke.
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Based on The Raj quartet by Paul Scott (The Jewel in the Crown; The Day of the Scorpion; The Towers of Silence ; A Division of the Spoils).
Special features: Remastered; Commentary with Art Malik and Tim Pigott-Smith on episode 1̀; Commentary with Geraldine James and Charles Dance on episode 13 & 14; Director's commentary on episode.
DVD; full screen (4x3) presentation; mono sound.
5 videodiscs (740 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.