The jewel in the crown [videorecording] / produced by Granada Television in association with WGBH Boston ; produced by Christopher Morahan ; directed by Christopher Morahan and Jim O'Brien ; written by Paul Scott.


  • ISBN: 0767034279
  • ISBN: 9780767034272
  • Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 750 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : A&E Home Video, [2001].

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast in 1984.
Adapted by Ken Taylor from Paul Scott's novel The Raj quartet.
Contents Note: V.1. Crossing the river - The Bibighar gardens, Questions of Loyalty. -- v.2. Incidents at a wedding, The regimental silver. - Ordeal by fire, Daughters of the regiment. -- v.3. The day of the scorpion, The towers of silence. - An evening at the Maharanee's, Travelling companions. -- v.4. The moghul room, Pandora's box. - A Division of spoils.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Camera operator, Jon Woods ; music, George Fenton ; film editor, Edward Mansell.
Participant or Performer Note: Tim Pigott-Smith, Susan Wooldridge, Art Malik, Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance.
Summary: Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Culture conflict > Drama.
Decolonization > Drama.
Television programs > Great Britain.
India > History > 1919-1947 > Drama.
Morahan, Christopher. (Added Author). O'Brien, Jim. (Added Author). Pigott-Smith, Tim. (Added Author). Wooldridge, Susan, 1940- (Added Author). Malik, Art. (Added Author). Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame. (Added Author). Dance, Charles. (Added Author). Scott, Paul, 1920- Raj quartet. (Added Author). Granada Television. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author). A & E Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).