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A Family at War

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A Family at War

The powerful wartime story of the Ashton family, living in Liverpool during the Second World War. The family struggles to deal with the harsh realities of war as their sons are sent away to fight and their children are evacuated to strange, unknown parts of Britain. Those who remain at home live in constant fear of a knock on the door from the War Office or the Luftwaffe bombs overhead. 6-8 DVDs, 640-985 mins.
A Family at WarSKU: MFAMIL

SERIES 1

DISCS:  6 DVDs
TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  650 mins (10 hrs and 50 mins)
GENRE:  TV Series / Drama / War
LANGUAGES:  English
SUBTITLES:  No
ACTORS: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Lesley Nunnerley, Keith Drinkel, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins, Barbara Flynn, Ian Thompson, Michael Williams, Ray Smith, Prunella Ransome, Marty Cruikshank.
DIRECTORS:  Tim Jones, Michael Cox, Gerry Mill, June Howson, Richard Doubleday
RATING:  M - Violence 
FORMAT:  Colour, PAL
ASPECT RATIO:  4:3 Standard
AUDIO:  Dolby Digital Mono
REGIONS:  4 (Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania)
YEAR:  1970 
EPISODES:  13
Disc 1
1. The Facts of Life
2. To Die For Spain
3. Lines of Battle
Disc 2
4. The Summer Before War
5. The Gate of the Year
Disc 3
6. The Breach in the Dyke
7. The War Office Regrets 
Disc 4
8. For Strategic Reasons
9. The Night They Hit No.8
Disc 5
10. One of Ours
11. Brothers in War
Disc 6
12. If It's Got Your Number On It
13. The End of the Beginning
 SPECIAL FEATURES:
- Production Notes
- Picture Gallery
- Newspaper Quotes
- John Finch Biography
- Filmographies
ADDITIONAL NOTES:  Due to the age of this classic series, the material may contain picture and audio disturbances

 

SERIES 2

DISCS:  8 DVDs
TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  938 mins (15 hrs and 38 mins)
GENRE:  TV Series / Drama / War
LANGUAGES:  English
SUBTITLES:  No
ACTORS: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Lesley Nunnerley, Keith Drinkel, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins, Barbara Flynn, Ian Thompson, Michael Williams, Ray Smith, Prunella Ransome, Marty Cruikshank.
DIRECTORS:  Tim Jones, Michael Cox, Gerry Mill, June Howson, Richard Doubleday
RATING:  M - Mature themes
FORMAT:  Colour, PAL
ASPECT RATIO:  4:3 Standard
AUDIO:  Dolby Digital Mono
REGIONS:  4 (Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania)
YEAR:  1970-1971
EPISODES:  19
Disc 1
1. The Other Side of the Hill
2. I Can be Happy, Can't I?
3. A Lesson in War
Disc 2
4. Is Your Journey Really Necessary?
5. The Forty-Eight Hour Pass
Disc 3
6. Hope Against Hope
7. A Time to be Born
8. A Hero's Welcome
Disc 4
9. We Could be a Lot Worse Off
10. Len Your Loving Arms
11. Hazard
Disc 5
12. Giving and Taking*
13. Believed Killed *
Disc 6
14. Into the Dark*
15. The Straight and Narrow*
Disc 7
16. Clash by Night*
17. Salute the Happy Morn*
Disc 8
18. I Wanted to be With You*
19. A Separate Peace*
* Due to industrial action, these episodes were filmed in black and white.

 

SERIES 3

DISCS:  8 DVDs
TOTAL RUNNING TIME:  985 mins (16 hrs and 25 mins)
GENRE:  TV Series / Drama / War
SUBTITLES: No 
ACTORS: Colin Douglas, Lesley Nunnerley, Ian Thompson, Trevor Bowen, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins, Barbara Flynn, Patrick Troughton, John McKelvey.
RATING: PG - Mild Themes, violence, sexual references and coarse language
FORMAT: Colour, PAL
ASPECT RATIO: 16:9 Widescreen and 4:3 Standard
AUDIO: Dolby Digital
REGIONS:  4 (Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania)
YEAR: 1971-1972
EPISODES:  20
Disc 1
1. The Lucky Ones
2. For The Duration
3. Happy Returns
Disc 2
4. The Things You Never Told Me
5. You Can Choose Your Friends
Disc 3
6. Flesh and Blood
7. Spread A Little Happiness
8. Take It On Trust
DISC 4
9. This Year, Next Year
10. The Fundamental Things Apply
DISC 5
11. Thicker Than Water
12. Breaking Point
13. The Lost Ones
DISC 6
14. The Sensible Thing
15. Under New Management
DISC 7
16. Coming Home
17. A Faint Refrain
18. Two Fathers
DISC 8
19. The Older Order Changeth
20. Yielding Place to New

SPECIAL FEATURES:
-  Production Notes
-  Picture Gallery
-  Newspaper Quotes
-  John FInch Biography
-  Filmographies

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
- Where possible restoration work has been undertaken. Unfortunately, due to the age of the master material, this classic series may contain picture and audio disturbances.