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|Named Person:||Henry, King of England; Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anthony Harvey; Joseph E Levine; Martin Poll; John Bloom; Douglas Slocombe; John Barry; Peter O'Toole; Katharine Hepburn; Anthony Hopkins; Jane Merrow; John Castle; Timothy Dalton; Nigel Stock; Nigel Terry; James Goldman; Avco Embassy Pictures.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||In English with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Based on James Goldman's play "Lion in Winter."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
A foreign film (Great Britain).
Special features: audio commentary by the director, original theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Editor, John Bloom ; director of photography Douglas Slocombe ; music composed and conducted by John Barry.|
|Cast:||Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Merrow, John Castle, Timothy Dalton, Anthony Hopkins, Nigel Stock, Nigel Terry.|
|Awards:||Academy Awards, 1969: Best actress in a leading role (Hepburn) ; best music, original score (Barry); best adapted screenplay (Goldman). British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1969: Anthony Asquith Award for film music (Barry) ; best actress (Hepburn). Directors Guild of America, 1969: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Harvey). Golden Globe Awards, 1969: Best motion picture-drama ; best Motion Picture Actor - Drama (O'Toole).|
|Target Audience:||MPAA Rating: PG.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC; region 1; dolby digital mono.|
|Series Title:||Vintage classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)|
|Other Titles:||Lion in winter (Motion picture)
The Lion in winter
|Responsibility:||an Avco Embassy film ; Joseph E. Levine presents ; a Martin Poll production ; screenplay by James Goldman ; directed by Anthony Harvey.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne.
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A bit inaccurate but loads of fun!
by demo (WorldCat user published 2007-02-09)
Despite a few historical inaccuracies and occasionally anachronistic dialog, this is a witty and enjoyable play with many memorable one-liners. Set at Henry's Christmas Court in Chinon 1183 during the young king of France's first official visit, much of the play is a verbal duel between King Henry and...
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