NBC's classic 1976 mini-series, Captains and the Kings
, is coming to DVD! The 9-part drama was nominated for 8 Emmy Awards, and took home 2 of them. One of the Emmy nominations was for "Outstanding Limited Series," and there was also a Golden Globe nomination for "Best TV-Series - Drama." The DVD release will come from Koch Vision on 3 discs. It arrives on January 13th
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The cast includes Richard Jordan (Golden Globe winner, Best TV Actor - Drama; Emmy nominee, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series), Perry King, Patty Duke (Emmy winner, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series), Ray Bolger, Blair Brown, John Carradine, Katherine Crawford, Charles Durning (Emmy nominee, Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series; Golden Globe nominee, Best Supporting Actor - Television), Henry Fonda, Celeste Holm, John Houseman, Burl Ives, Vic Morrow, Barbara Parkins, Jane Seymour (Emmy nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series), Ann Sothern, Robert Vaughn, Pernell Roberts, George Gaynes, Richard Herd, and - in her first role ever - Beverly D'Angelo. Wow!