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    Unique ID Code: 0000125396
    Added by: Curtis Owen
    Added on: 31/1/2010 19:29
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    Mary, Queen of Scots

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    Certificate: TBC
    Running Time: 127min
    Retail Price: 15.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    With two of the finest British actresses of this or any other generation in the main roles and a cast of instantly recognisable homegrown talent, Mary Queen Of Scots is a long lost classic costume drama on an epic scale. Mystifyingly unavailable since its original theatrical release almost 40 years ago, it is at last set to make its DVD courtesy of Second Sight on 1 February 2010.

    Nominated for five Oscars this outstanding costume drama stars two of the greatest British actresses; Vanessa Redgrave (Julia) in the title role and Glenda Jackson (Woman In Love) as Queen Elizabeth I, along with a stellar cast including Ian Holm, Trevor Howard, Patrick McGoohan and Timothy Dalton. It also boasts a score by John Barry.

    Originally released in 1971, this lavish Tudor power play tells the story of Queen Mary, the last Catholic ruler of Scotland who faces religious prejudice, from the Protestant community and, in particular, her half-brother James Stuart (McGoohan) leader of the Protestant faction. Throughout her reign she is faced with a fierce adversary, her cousin the Queen of England Elizabeth I.

    Mary Queen Of Scots is a passionate and energetic costume drama with an outstanding cast that makes for powerful viewing.

    Special Features:
    Bonus features include: Isolated John Barry music track with commentary by film historians Nick Redman and Jon Burlingame, Overture and intermission music.

    Directed By:
    Charles Jarrott

    Written By:

    Vanessa Redgrave
    Glenda Jackson
    Ian Holm
    Trevor Howard
    Patrick McGoohan
    Timothy Dalton

    Casting By:
    Sally Nicholl

    Soundtrack By:
    John Barry

    Music From:
    Vanessa Redgrave

    Director of Photography:
    Christopher Challis

    Richard Marden

    Costume Designer:
    Margaret Furse

    Production Designer:
    Terence Marsh

    Hal B. Wallis

    Second Sight

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