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World on fire. Season one  Cover Image DVD DVD

World on fire. Season one / a Mammoth Screen production for BBC ; co-produced with Masterpiece and Tetra Media Fiction, Nadcon Film ; written and created by Peter Bowker ; series producer, Chris Clough ; producers, Nickie Sault, Callum Devrell-Cameron ; directors, Adam Smith, Thomas Napper, Chanya Button.


Summer 1939. Harry, a translator at the British Embassy in Warsaw, is falling in love with Polish waitress Kasia. When German tanks roll into Poland, and Britain declares war on Germany, Harry and Kasia face terrible choices. With her life in grave danger, can Harry help her, and if he can, how will he ever explain himself to Lois Bennett, the girl he left behind in Manchester?

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531711641
  • ISBN: 1531711642
  • ISBN: 9781531711757
  • ISBN: 1531711758
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 420 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: UK edition.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on PBS television as individual episodes in 2019-2020.
Wide screen.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- Disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- Disc 3. Episode 7.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Created by Peter Bowker ; music, Dan Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Julia Brown, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Arthur Darvill, Blake Harrison, Jonah Hauer-King, Patrick Kennedy, Tomasz Kot, Agata Kulesza, Victoria Mayer, Ewan Mitchell, Max Riemelt, Parker Sawyers, Brian J. Smith, Zofia Wichłacz, Mateusz Wichławek, Johannes Zeiler, Sean Bean, Lesley Manville, Helen Hunt.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated ; TV-14.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English with some French, German and Polish subtitles in English.
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Europe > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Women journalists > Drama.
Women journalists.
Man-woman relationships.
Europe > History > 1918-1945 > Drama.
Warsaw (Poland) > History > Drama.
Manchester (England) > History > Drama.
Poland > Warsaw.
England > Manchester.
Genre: Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
War television programs.
War television programs.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Television series.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Émissions historiques télévisées.
Fictions télévisées.
Séries télévisées.
Émissions télévisées pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Homer Library. (Show)
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD WOR V.1-2 (Text) V.1-2 000173819 Video Checked out 05/24/2024
Homer Public Library DVD WOR V.3 (Text) V.3 000173818 Video Checked out 05/26/2024

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