Register / Log in

View Classic Site
Latest News
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Shout! Factory Announces a Volume 'XXXII' DVD Set
Glee
'The Complete 5th Season': Date, Cost, Extras, Packaging
Lovejoy
Acorn Schedules a Re-Release for 'Series 4' on DVD
Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, The
'The Complete Series' is Now Shipping on DVD!
Battlestar Galactica
Press Release Announces 'Definitive,' 'Remastered Collections' on Blu-ray
more news
Pick of the Week
Latest Review

Nash Bridges
The Complete Collection

WKRP in Cincinnati
The Complete Series

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - The Short 1978 U.K. Program Will Be on DVD Starting Next Week


3-disc set will be available from Acorn Media

Posted by David Lambert
2/19/2013
 
    As seen on PBS, and based on the acclaimed novel by Muriel Spark! "A marvelous performance by Geraldine McEwan" - The New York Times; "A classic adaptation" - Daily Record (U.K.).

    Beloved actress Geraldine McEwan (Agatha Christie's Marple, The Magdalene Sisters) is imperious, unorthodox teacher Jean Brodie in this seven-part PBS miniseries. Adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie tells the story of an educator's effect on impressionable young ladies at the Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh, revealing the challenges they face growing up in 1930s Scotland.

    Devoted to her students, Miss Brodie endeavors to fill them with a love of art and culture and as much self-confidence as she possesses. In doing so, she offends the conservative Miss Gaunt, tests the patience of headmistress Miss Mackay, and incites the passions of married art instructor Teddy Lloyd (John Castle, The Lion in Winter). McEwan gives an indelible performance that Spark herself considered the quintessential portrayal of the iconic character.
On February 26th, just a week from today, Acorn Media is releasing their 3-DVD set of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. The 7-episode U.K. series is based on the 1961 novel by Muriel Spark (it was also turned into a 1969 film starring Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith). Acorn's $49.99 SRP collection of this program will include a short bonus featurette called "Muriel Spark on Jean Brodie," and otherwise runs 366 minutes and includes English subtitles. Considering that this show was produced for broadcast in 1978, Acorn warns that "Due to the age of these programs and the improved resolution that DVD provides, you may notice occasional flaws in the image and audio on this DVD presentation that were beyond our ability to correct from the original materials." Here's the package art:

Order this title from Amazon.com

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Pin It

Twitter Graphicfacebook Graphic
 
 


Link to this page:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Prime-Miss-Jean-Brodie-DVDs-Announced/18091
 
All news for this show:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/shownews/Prime-Miss-Jean-Brodie/6237
 
More info on this show:
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie


Copyright 2001-2014
TV Guide Online
Contact us - Sitemap - Privacy Policy
A TV Guide Digital Network Site