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The madness of King George [videorecording]/ Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; the Samuel Goldwyn Company and Channel Four Films ; a Close Call Films production ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; produced by Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College Library.

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Summary:

In the late eighteenth century, King George suddenly takes ill in both his body and his head. This starts a round of backstabbing in the English court, as his son, the Prince of Wales, tries to take the throne for himself.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library DRAMA MADN 2017 (Text) 23892000941941 DVD DVD None 01/12/2018 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : Olive Films, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the play "The madness of George III" by Alan Bennett.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music adapted by George Fenton from the works of GF Handel ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; production designer, Ken Adam ; costume designer, Mark Thompson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Everett, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe, Anthony Calf, Geoffrey Palmer, Julian Wadham, John Wood.
Summary, etc.:
In the late eighteenth century, King George suddenly takes ill in both his body and his head. This starts a round of backstabbing in the English court, as his son, the Prince of Wales, tries to take the throne for himself.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements).
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1995: Best Art Direction - Set Decoration.
Subject: George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 > Drama.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 > Mental health > Drama.
Porphyria > Patients > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.

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