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Fall of Eagles

Synopsis
The classic1974 BBC dramatisation of the declining years and final collapse of three of the most powerful European dynasties - the Hapsburgs, Romanovs and Hohenzollerns - between the mid-19th century and the end of the First World War. The series, originally broadcast in 13 episodes, focuses on the tempestuous reigns of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of German. DVD extras include interviews with Gayle Hunnicutt, Charles Kay and director David Cunliffe, a 40-page historical companion booklet written by Andy Priestner and a photo gallery.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2004
Year of production
1973
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1974 as 13 episodes
Subjects
Drama; History
Keywords
Austro-Hungarian Empire; history of Europe; history of Russia; history of the 19th century; Nicholas II; Russian revolution; World War 1; history of the 20th century; history of Germay; Wilhelm II; Franz Joseph

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£49.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
690 minutes
Year
2004

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£19.99 each part £49.99 se of 3
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
200, 200,250 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

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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