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Zulu Wars

Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 151 min (2-video pack).
Year of production
1997
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale £19.99 (inclusive)
Documentation
Uses reconstructions of key events and battles, filmed on location in South Africa, to recount the rise of the Zulu nation and the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. Covers the rise of Shaka Zulu, Boer commandos, the Battle of Blood River, Isandhlwana, Rourke’s Drift, the death of the heir to the French throne and the final battle of Ulundi. Narrated by John Hurt.
Subjects
History
Keywords
British Empire; colonial history; military operations; South Africa; Zulu wars

Credits

Contributor
Ian Knight
Cast
David Chandler 
John Hurt 

Sponsor

Name

TLC

Phone
020 7462 3600
Fax
020 7462 3700
Address
160 Great Portland Street
London W1N 5TV
Notes
Use for: The Learning Channel

Distributor

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

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