Video — 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet [unpaged ; 18 cm) Sound: digital; optical; mono; Dolby. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video.region 1.
England during the English Civil War. A small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by two men: O'Neil and Cutler. O'Neil, an alchemist, forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure.
Video — 3 videodiscs (ca.188 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
The American Civil War (1993)/ written by Stuart Reid, Alfred Bellard, Simon Kirk ; director, Graham Holloway, Jeremy Freeston ; producer, Bob Carruthers (55 min.) -- [disc 2] The English Civil Wars (1992) / writers, Stuart Reid, Bob Carruthers ; director, Graham Holloway ; producer, Bob Carruthers (79 min.) -- [disc 3] The Spanish Civil War : the last great cause (1995) / written, produced & directed by Mike Leighton (54 min.).
A collection of military history documents three of the bloodiest national conflicts the world has ever known. Featuring large-scale reconstruction of key events, dramatized eyewitness accounts plus rare archive film and period imagery, these unique programs tell the powerful stories behind three great civil wars that tore nations apart: the Spanish conflict that brought Franco to power; Cromwell's war on the English throne; and, the American Civil War.
Video — 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Taking place in an England ruined by years of Civil War between the Cavaliers and Roundheads, "To Kill a King" charts the stormy relationship between Lord General Thomas Fairfax (Dougray Scott) and his loyal but ruthless deputy Oliver Cromwell (Tim Roth). Having defeated the forces of King Charles I (Rupert Everett), Fairfax and Cromwell aim to rebuild their ruined England. But Cromwell's plans are far more radical than those of his superior.
Video — 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A study of the 17th-century struggle between Parliamentarian and Royalist forces, which led to the execution of King Charles I and a brief period of republican government. With animated maps, brief excerpts of reenactments, and analysis by four military historians.