The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown

Remastered Anniversary Edition

DVD - 2015
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Hailed by critics as one of the most thoughtful and important TV dramas ever, the sweeping fourteen-part remastered adaptation of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes of WWII India, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them, knowing that their lives will never be the same again.
Publisher: [United States] : Pbs, 2015.
Edition: Anniversary edition
ISBN: 9781627891660
Branch Call Number: DVD FICTION JEW
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (ca. 870 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Wooldridge, Susan
Malik, Art

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Moe_M Mar 22, 2016

Golden Globes, Bafta, PrimeTime Emmy, International Emmy, and Television Critics Association Awards – this series deserved every award cast its way. Back in the day if you couldn't watch it, you definitely had your VCR ready. Simply one of the best series ever made.


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Crpalace68
Sep 19, 2017

A beautiful thematic story with engaging characters and breathtaking scenery.

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rudisill
Sep 02, 2015

OUR SUPERB ENGLISH SUPER-STARS, SUSAN WOOLDRIDGE, ART MALIK & TIMOTHY PIGOTT-SMITH ARE THE WORLD'S FINEST LIVING ACTORS, ESPECIALLY THE MOST TRULY MAGNIFICENTLY-EXCELLENT MS. SUSAN WOOLDRIDGE, OUR NATIONAL TREASURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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BeausPerson
May 18, 2015

There were so many criticisms of the quality of the initial dvd release that I didn't see this gem until now.

The story of India in the last years under Britain's rule is beautifully told through the drama of these characters.

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