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The Resource Brian Sewell's grand tour of Italy, Athena ; produced and directed by Christopher Bruce ; a WAG TV production for Five Programs, (DVD)

Brian Sewell's grand tour of Italy, Athena ; produced and directed by Christopher Bruce ; a WAG TV production for Five Programs, (DVD)

Label
Brian Sewell's grand tour of Italy
Title
Brian Sewell's grand tour of Italy
Statement of responsibility
Athena ; produced and directed by Christopher Bruce ; a WAG TV production for Five Programs
Title variation
Grand tour of Italy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brian Sewell follows the footsteps of young 18th century British aristocrats undertaking a grand tour through Italy, exploring art, architecture, manners and mores with erudition and wit. He journeys through Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples, Siena, and Milan showcasing cathedrals, palazzos, paintings and sculptures while giving insight into the travels and travails of tourists past
Cataloging source
SDE
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
945
Intended audience
Not rated; "For mature audiences"--Container
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
DG430.2
LC item number
.B75 2009
PerformerNote
Presented by Brian Sewell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sewell, Brian
  • Bruce, Christopher
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
  • Athena (Firm)
  • WAG TV (Firm)
  • Five Programs (Firm)
Runtime
386
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italy
  • Grand tours (Education)
  • British
  • Travelers
  • Travel
Technique
live action
Label
Brian Sewell's grand tour of Italy, Athena ; produced and directed by Christopher Bruce ; a WAG TV production for Five Programs, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes, 2005-2006
  • Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, "The things they carried," and "From grand tour to gap year"; "Side trips: tour tidbits explained"; biographies of Brian Sewell and the grand tour artists; exclusive web extras
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
v. 1 (113 min.). episode 1. Mont Cenis Pass, Turin, and Milan ; episode 2. Cremona, Parma, and Bologna ; episode 3. Florence -- v. 2 (117 min.). episode 4. San Gimignano, Siena, Radicofani, and Orvieto ; episode 5. Rome ; episode 6. Naples and New Pompeii -- v. 3 (78 min.). episode 7. Paestum, Todi, and Urbino ; episode 8. Rimini, Ferrara, and Mantua -- v. 4 (78 min.). episode 9. Vicenza, Possagno, and Padua ; episode 10. Venice
Control code
  • a426123
  • ocn430339453
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 386 min.)
Isbn
9781598282566
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961825691
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8256
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)430339453
System details
DVD, 16:9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Brian Sewell's grand tour of Italy, Athena ; produced and directed by Christopher Bruce ; a WAG TV production for Five Programs, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes, 2005-2006
  • Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, "The things they carried," and "From grand tour to gap year"; "Side trips: tour tidbits explained"; biographies of Brian Sewell and the grand tour artists; exclusive web extras
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
v. 1 (113 min.). episode 1. Mont Cenis Pass, Turin, and Milan ; episode 2. Cremona, Parma, and Bologna ; episode 3. Florence -- v. 2 (117 min.). episode 4. San Gimignano, Siena, Radicofani, and Orvieto ; episode 5. Rome ; episode 6. Naples and New Pompeii -- v. 3 (78 min.). episode 7. Paestum, Todi, and Urbino ; episode 8. Rimini, Ferrara, and Mantua -- v. 4 (78 min.). episode 9. Vicenza, Possagno, and Padua ; episode 10. Venice
Control code
  • a426123
  • ocn430339453
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 386 min.)
Isbn
9781598282566
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961825691
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8256
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)430339453
System details
DVD, 16:9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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