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Secrets of Britain's great cathedrals / Off the Rails Australasia production ; directed and produced by Peter J. Beveridge ; scripted by Grace Bentley.

Beveridge, Peter (Peter J.), (film director,, film producer.). Callow, Simon, 1949- (narrator.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ridgefield Library 726.6 SEC (Text to phone) 34010143728268 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -

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General Note:
Title from disc label.
Wide screen (16x9).
Includes bonus video: Drone soundscape clip.
Bonus feature on disc 3: Drone soundscape clip.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. The cornerstones: York Minster & Canterbury Cathedral -- London: St. Paul's Cathedral & Westminster Abbey -- Salisbury Cathedral & Wells Cathedral -- Disc 2. Bath Abbey & Gloucester Cathedral -- Durham Cathedral & Lincoln Cathedral -- Worcester Cathedral & Tewkesbury Abbey -- Disc 3. Wales: St. David's Brecon, St. Asaph and Bangor Cathedrals (Tintern Abbey & Strata Florida) -- Ely Cathedral, Peterborough Cathedral & King's College Cambridge.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Simon Callow.
Summary, etc.: Dominating the landscape for centuries, ancient cathedrals and abbeys reflect Britain's turbulent history through their architectural grandeur. The film explores cathedrals and abbeys found throughout England and Wales, featuring interviews with historians and experts and breathtaking footage filming their legendary facades and soaring interior spaces.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (16x9) presentation, region 1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Cathedrals Great Britain
Abbeys Great Britain
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction films.
Historical films.

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