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A Family at War

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Description

  • The powerful wartime story of the Ashton family, living in Liverpool during the Second World War. The family struggles to deal with the harsh realities of war as their sons are sent away to fight and their children are evacuated to strange, unknown parts of Britain. Those who remain at home live in constant fear of a knock on the door from the War Office or the Luftwaffe bombs overhead. 6-8 DVDs, 640-985 mins.

Specifications

  • SERIES 1

    DISCS:  6 DVDs
    TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  650 mins (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    GENRE:  TV Series / Drama / War
    LANGUAGES:  English
    SUBTITLES:  No
    ACTORS: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Lesley Nunnerley, Keith Drinkel, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins, Barbara Flynn, Ian Thompson, Michael Williams, Ray Smith, Prunella Ransome, Marty Cruikshank.
    DIRECTORS:  Tim Jones, Michael Cox, Gerry Mill, June Howson, Richard Doubleday
    RATING:  M - Violence 
    FORMAT:  Colour, PAL
    ASPECT RATIO:  4:3 Standard
    AUDIO:  Dolby Digital Mono
    REGIONS:  4 (Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania)
    YEAR:  1970 
    EPISODES:  13
    Disc 1
    1. The Facts of Life
    2. To Die For Spain
    3. Lines of Battle
    Disc 2
    4. The Summer Before War
    5. The Gate of the Year
    Disc 3
    6. The Breach in the Dyke
    7. The War Office Regrets 
    Disc 4
    8. For Strategic Reasons
    9. The Night They Hit No.8
    Disc 5
    10. One of Ours
    11. Brothers in War
    Disc 6
    12. If It's Got Your Number On It
    13. The End of the Beginning
     SPECIAL FEATURES:
    - Production Notes
    - Picture Gallery
    - Newspaper Quotes
    - John Finch Biography
    - Filmographies
    ADDITIONAL NOTES:  Due to the age of this classic series, the material may contain picture and audio disturbances

     

    SERIES 2

    DISCS:  8 DVDs
    TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  938 mins (15 hrs and 38 mins)
    GENRE:  TV Series / Drama / War
    LANGUAGES:  English
    SUBTITLES:  No
    ACTORS: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Lesley Nunnerley, Keith Drinkel, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins, Barbara Flynn, Ian Thompson, Michael Williams, Ray Smith, Prunella Ransome, Marty Cruikshank.
    DIRECTORS:  Tim Jones, Michael Cox, Gerry Mill, June Howson, Richard Doubleday
    RATING:  M - Mature themes
    FORMAT:  Colour, PAL
    ASPECT RATIO:  4:3 Standard
    AUDIO:  Dolby Digital Mono
    REGIONS:  4 (Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania)
    YEAR:  1970-1971
    EPISODES:  19
    Disc 1
    1. The Other Side of the Hill
    2. I Can be Happy, Can't I?
    3. A Lesson in War
    Disc 2
    4. Is Your Journey Really Necessary?
    5. The Forty-Eight Hour Pass
    Disc 3
    6. Hope Against Hope
    7. A Time to be Born
    8. A Hero's Welcome
    Disc 4
    9. We Could be a Lot Worse Off
    10. Len Your Loving Arms
    11. Hazard
    Disc 5
    12. Giving and Taking*
    13. Believed Killed *
    Disc 6
    14. Into the Dark*
    15. The Straight and Narrow*
    Disc 7
    16. Clash by Night*
    17. Salute the Happy Morn*
    Disc 8
    18. I Wanted to be With You*
    19. A Separate Peace*
    * Due to industrial action, these episodes were filmed in black and white.

     

    SERIES 3

    DISCS:  8 DVDs
    TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  985 mins (16 hrs and 25 mins)
    GENRE:  TV Series / Drama / War
    SUBTITLES: No 
    ACTORS: Colin Douglas, Lesley Nunnerley, Ian Thompson, Trevor Bowen, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins, Barbara Flynn, Patrick Troughton, John McKelvey.
    RATING: PG - Mild Themes, violence, sexual references and coarse language
    FORMAT: Colour, PAL
    ASPECT RATIO: 16:9 Widescreen and 4:3 Standard
    AUDIO: Dolby Digital
    REGIONS:  4 (Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania)
    YEAR: 1971-1972
    EPISODES:  20
    Disc 1
    1. The Lucky Ones
    2. For The Duration
    3. Happy Returns
    Disc 2
    4. The Things You Never Told Me
    5. You Can Choose Your Friends
    Disc 3
    6. Flesh and Blood
    7. Spread A Little Happiness
    8. Take It On Trust
    DISC 4
    9. This Year, Next Year
    10. The Fundamental Things Apply
    DISC 5
    11. Thicker Than Water
    12. Breaking Point
    13. The Lost Ones
    DISC 6
    14. The Sensible Thing
    15. Under New Management
    DISC 7
    16. Coming Home
    17. A Faint Refrain
    18. Two Fathers
    DISC 8
    19. The Older Order Changeth
    20. Yielding Place to New

    SPECIAL FEATURES:
    -  Production Notes
    -  Picture Gallery
    -  Newspaper Quotes
    -  John FInch Biography
    -  Filmographies

    ADDITIONAL NOTES:
    - Where possible restoration work has been undertaken. Unfortunately, due to the age of the master material, this classic series may contain picture and audio disturbances.

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