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Paradise Postponed [DVD]

--and Its Sequel Titmuss Regained
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era.

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2009


Format: DVD
Summary: Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era.
Title: Paradise postponed [DVD] : --and its sequel Titmuss regained / Fremantle Media Enterprises ; produced by Jacqueline Davis ; written by John Mortimer.
Publisher Date: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]
Subject: Church work with orphans -- England -- Drama. Families of clergy -- England -- Drama. Fathers and sons -- England -- Drama. Inheritance and succession -- England -- Drama. Rich people -- England -- Drama.
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Call Number: 791.45 Par
Oclc: 440853280
Upc: 054961828593
Bib Id: 447852

Format: DVD
Summary: Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era.
Title: Paradise postponed [DVD] : --and its sequel Titmuss regained / Fremantle Media Enterprises ; produced by Jacqueline Davis ; written by John Mortimer.
Publisher, Date: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]
Description: 5 videodiscs (ca. 738 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
Subjects: Church work with orphans -- England -- Drama.
Subjects: Families of clergy -- England -- Drama.
Subjects: Fathers and sons -- England -- Drama.
Subjects: Inheritance and succession -- England -- Drama.
Subjects: Rich people -- England -- Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series
Genre: Television adaptations
Genre: Fiction television programs
Other Author: Davis, Jacqueline
Other Author: Mortimer, John, 1923-2009
Other Author: Threlfall, David
Other Author: Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995
Other Author: Shelley, Paul
Other Author: Egan, Peter
Other Author: Crosbie, Annette, 1934-
Other Author: Wanamaker, Zoë, 1949-
Other Author: Capaldi, Peter
Other Author: Scott-Thomas, Kristin, 1960-
Other Author: Rakoff, Alvin
Other Author: Friend, Martyn
Other Author: Mortimer, John, 1923-2009. Paradise postponed
Other Author: Mortimer, John, 1923-2009. Titmuss regained.
Other Author: FremantleMedia
Other Author: Thames Television, ltd.
Other Author: Euston Films Limited
Other Author: New Penny (Firm)
Other Author: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Other Author: Acorn Media (Firm)
Other Title: Paradise postponed & Titmuss regained [DVD]
Other Title: Paradise postponed and Titmuss regained [DVD]
Other Title: Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Other Title: Paradise postponed (Television program)
Other Title: Titmuss regained (Television program)
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Originally broadcast as individual episodes on Masterpiece Theatre between 1986 and 1991.
Notes: Contains all 14 episodes from both series.
Notes: "Due to music rights, this program has been modified for home video presentation."
Notes: Special features: Biography of author John Mortimer; cast filmographies.
Notes: Paradise postponed, Volume 1 cast: David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, Annette Crosbie, Zoë Wanamaker.
Notes: Paradise postponed, Volume 2 cast: David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, Annette Crosbie, Zoë Wanamaker.
Notes: Paradise postponed, Volume 3 cast: David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, Annette Crosbie, Zoë Wanamaker.
Notes: Paradise postponed, Volume 4 cast: David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, Annette Crosbie.
Notes: Titmuss regained cast: David Threlfall, Peter Capaldi, Kristin Scott Thomas.
Notes: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Contents: Paradise postponed. Volume 1. Episode 1: Death of a saint / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 2: The temptation of Henry Simcox / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 3: Chez Titmuss / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff.
Contents: Paradise postponed. Volume 2. Episode 4: Living in the past / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 5: The wrongs of man / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 6: The lost leader / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff.
Contents: Paradise postponed. Volume 3. Episode 7: And a Happy New Year to you, too! / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 8: Enigma variations / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 9: The gods of the Copy Book Headings / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff.
Contents: Paradise postponed. Volume 4. Episode 10: Faith unfaithful / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff -- Episode 11: The Simcox inheritance / a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; directed by Alvin Rakoff.
Contents: Titmuss regained. Episode 1: Today / a New Penny production for Thames Television PLC in association with WGBH-Boston ; directed by Martyn Friend -- Episode 2: Tomorrow / a New Penny production for Thames Television PLC in association with WGBH-Boston ; directed by Martyn Friend -- Episode 3: And the next day-- / a New Penny production for Thames Television PLC in association with WGBH-Boston ; directed by Martyn Friend.
Publisher Number: AMP-8285
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Call Number: 791.45 Par
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