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A&E Literary Classics - The Romance Collection Megaset (Pride and Prejudice / Emma / Victoria & Albert / Tom Jones / Jane Eyre / Lorna Doone / Ivanhoe / The Scarlet Pimpernel)
AE Literary Classics - The Romance Collection Megaset
Pride and Prejudice / Emma / Victoria & Albert / Tom Jones / Jane Eyre / Lorna Doone / Ivanhoe / The Scarlet Pimpernel
Actors: Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Kate Beckinsale, Bernard Hepton, Mark Strong
Directors: Diarmuid Lawrence, John Erman, Mike Barker, Robert Young, Stuart Orme
Genres: Drama
NR     2002     30hr 0min

This is a set of some of A&E's most popular literary adaptations on DVD in one 'mega-set', as follows: Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice and Emma, A&E's Original Movie Victoria & Albert, Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Cha...  more »

     
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Actors: Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Kate Beckinsale, Bernard Hepton, Mark Strong
Directors: Diarmuid Lawrence, John Erman, Mike Barker, Robert Young, Stuart Orme
Creators: Adrian Hodges, Andrew Davies, Charlotte Brontė
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Drama
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/30/2002
Original Release Date: 02/16/1997
Theatrical Release Date: 02/16/1997
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 30hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 14
SwapaDVD Credits: 14
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Amazing collection of British Period Films!
scottmax | NC | 08/10/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I purchased this collection and all of the movies are terrific. They are well acted, beautifully portrayed, and the transfer to DVD in most cases is very good. One drawback is that only Pride & Predjudice comes in Widescreen, however. All of the other films are in Full Screen. There are not a lot of extras included with this set, save a few documentaries, but the movies themselves are so well done and enjoyable to watch that the set is very much worth having. If you enjoy grand period films of classic literature, then you will probably very much enjoy this excellent collection of A&E films. I especially enjoyed Pride & Predjudice, Lorna Doone,and Tom Jones."
What are you waiting for?
scottmax | 02/22/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"If you're an Anglophile, Brit lit fan, or someone who simply likes smart, classy, well-written, and well-acted films, buying this set should be a no-brainer. These films range from good (The Scarlet Pimpernel series) to excellent (Ivanhoe) to superb (Pride & Prejudice). If you're part of the A&E/Bravo/PBS/BBC set--and you know who you are :) --then you'll find plenty of your favorite authors here, like Austen, Scott, Fielding, and Bronte, and favorite British actors like Ciaran Hinds, Samantha Morton, Colin Firth, Jonathan Price, Peter Ustinov, Christopher Lee, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Grant, and so on.All told, despite very minimal DVD extras, this is a superb collection that will repay you with many hours of enjoyment. If you like this one, be sure to check out A&E's Horatio Hornblower series for more engrossing period drama."
Well worth it...
lafemmeloca | San Mateo, CA | 07/28/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Pride and Prejudice makes it worth it... The ability to watch and rewatch Colin Firth on DVD; simply wonderful... Lorna Doone is an extremely good story... Victoria and Albert was great... However, Tom Jones isn't the best and if you are used to Jeremy Northam in Emma, then it is a bit hard to watch. Jane Eyre is very well done too. Looking forward to finding the time to watch the rest!!! This collection is great for long weekends or when you are sick. Well worth it."
Wonderful set
Bookish Babe | Moraga, CA USA | 02/02/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I bought this set for my teenaged daughter - who really enjoys period films - she, I and my husband have all enjoyed them immensely. The Scarlet Pimpernel is great fun and this is the best Pride and Prejudice ever. It's great to have these to lend out to friends as well."