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Butler, David, 1927-2006.
Publication Information:
Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2007]

Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (approximately 672 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales.
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Originally broadcast on television in 1979.

Contains all 13 episodes of the British television mini-series.

"As seen on Masterpiece theatre."

Special features: Essay about Lillie Langry's impact on pop culture; cast filmographies.
Volume 1: Episode 1: Emilie -- Episode 2: Mrs. Langtry -- Episode 3: The Jersey lily -- Episode 4: The new Helen. Volume 2: Episode 5: Bertie -- Episode 6: Let them say -- Episode 7: The sailor prince. Volume 3: Episode 8: Going on the stage -- Episode 9: America! -- Episode 10: Home on the range. Volume 4: Episode 11: Mr. Jersey -- Episode 12: Sunset and evening star -- Episode 13: Fifty cents a dance.
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Lillie (Television program)

Masterpiece theatre (Television program)

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