Coverart for item
The Resource The Anton Chekhov collection, Disc two, The wood demon, by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; BBC. The proposal / by Anton Tchekov ; producer, Rosemary Hill. The wedding / produced by Rosemary Hill ; written by Anton Chekhov ; BBC TV, (DVD videorecording)

The Anton Chekhov collection, Disc two, The wood demon, by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; BBC. The proposal / by Anton Tchekov ; producer, Rosemary Hill. The wedding / produced by Rosemary Hill ; written by Anton Chekhov ; BBC TV, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The Anton Chekhov collection, Disc two, The wood demon
Title
The Anton Chekhov collection
Title number
Disc two
Title part
The wood demon
Statement of responsibility
by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; BBC. The proposal / by Anton Tchekov ; producer, Rosemary Hill. The wedding / produced by Rosemary Hill ; written by Anton Chekhov ; BBC TV
Title variation
Wood demon
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The wood demon: A rich landowner wants to sell his house and forest, much to the displeasure of the wood demon, an ecologically minded doctor whose passion is to preserve Russian forests; The proposal: The wealthy landowner Lomov seeks to marry his neighbor Chubukov's 25-year old daughter Natalia. Lomov is entirely at ease with Chubukov, who quickly gives his consent, but Lomov proves completely inept at actually proposing to Natalia; The wedding: A bridegroom's plan to have a general attend his wedding backfires when the general turns out to be a lowly naval captain
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
The wood demon: translator, Ronald Hingley; The proposal: translator, Elizaveta Fen; The wedding: English version by Eric Bentley ; Swan song: translated by Nicholas Bethell
Language note
In English, with optional English SDH subtitles
PerformerNote
The wood demon: Ian Holm, Francesca Annis, Ronald Fraser, Donal McCann, Angela Pleasance; The proposal: Harry Moore, Anne Robson, David Bird; The wedding: Dennis Edwards, Robert Gillespie, Anne Robson, Roy Kinnear, ; Ivanov: Ralph Fiennes, Harriet Walter, Oliver Hord Davies, Bill Paterson; Swan song: Wilfred Lawson
Runtime
171
Technique
live action
Label
The Anton Chekhov collection, Disc two, The wood demon, by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; BBC. The proposal / by Anton Tchekov ; producer, Rosemary Hill. The wedding / produced by Rosemary Hill ; written by Anton Chekhov ; BBC TV, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1959, 1961, 1974
  • Extras: radio plays: Ivanov / adapted & directed by David Hare ; produced by Catherine Bailey (ca. 108 min. ; 2001) ; Swan song / produced by John Tydeman (ca. 24 min. ; 1965)
  • At head of title, The wood demon: Play of the month
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
The wood demon (ca. 110 min. ; Nov. 17, 1974) -- The proposal (ca. 30 min. ; Mar. 10, 1959) -- The wedding (ca. 30 min. ; Oct. 17, 1961)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 171 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)245241757
  • (OCoLC)ocn245241757
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Anton Chekhov collection, Disc two, The wood demon, by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; BBC. The proposal / by Anton Tchekov ; producer, Rosemary Hill. The wedding / produced by Rosemary Hill ; written by Anton Chekhov ; BBC TV, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1959, 1961, 1974
  • Extras: radio plays: Ivanov / adapted & directed by David Hare ; produced by Catherine Bailey (ca. 108 min. ; 2001) ; Swan song / produced by John Tydeman (ca. 24 min. ; 1965)
  • At head of title, The wood demon: Play of the month
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
The wood demon (ca. 110 min. ; Nov. 17, 1974) -- The proposal (ca. 30 min. ; Mar. 10, 1959) -- The wedding (ca. 30 min. ; Oct. 17, 1961)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 171 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)245241757
  • (OCoLC)ocn245241757
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; mono
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Topeka & Shawnee County Public LibraryBorrow it
      1515 SW 10th Ave , Topeka, Kansas, 66604, US
      39.050746 -95.696533
Processing Feedback ...