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The Pirates of Penzance

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Pirates of Penzance
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Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs, and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash. This spectacular production adds some contemporary flash to the classic farce which follows the adventures of a roguish pirate leader and his young charge through numerous love affairs and sword battles.
Title: The pirates of Penzance
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2010
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (112 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Edward R. Pressman presents a Joseph Papp production ; screenplay by Wilford Leach ; directed by Wilford Leach
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Based on the Broadway musical
Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
Release date: Sep. 14, 2010
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Summary: Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs, and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash. This spectacular production adds some contemporary flash to the classic farce which follows the adventures of a roguish pirate leader and his young charge through numerous love affairs and sword battles.
Branch Call Number: DVD Musicals PIRATES
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; music, William Elliot.
Performers: George Rose, Kevin Kline, Rex Smith, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt.
System Details: DVD, Dolby digital English 2.0, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation, NTSC, region 1, dual layer
Other Language: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
Subject Headings: Man-woman relationships Drama Pirates Drama
Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Musical films
Swashbuckler films
Feature films
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
Pirates
Publisher No: 61114229 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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Yaaaarrrrrr, matey! It's the musical pirate's life for me. Singing! Swashbuckling! Modern Major Generals! Bonus: One song in here is called "With CAT-like Tread" and Kevin Kline is married to Phoebe CATes. It's like it was meant to be.


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