Item 2010.003.01.24 - The Corsican Brothers / Purple Playhouse [television series]

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The Corsican Brothers / Purple Playhouse [television series]

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  • August 28, 197[2?] (Creation)

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1 Umatic video cassette

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The Purple Playhouse featured a series of eight television melodramas from the United States and Europe that were adapted for Canadian television. The story of the Corsican Brothers was adapted from a story by Alexandre Dumas, first published in 1844.

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Restricted due to format. Original records are not accessible/viewable using the equipment in the reading room.

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Beige 3/4 inch u-matic tape in black case.

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation / Société Radio-Canada Video Tape# SC 2642
Program: Purple Theatre
Sub-Title: Corsican Brothers
Rec. Date Aug 28/7[2?]

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Allen, Blaine, "CBC Television Series, 1952-1982: Perspective to The Purple Playhouse." Queen's Film and Media, Queen's University (1996). [Accessed on May 20, 2011.]
Executive producer: Paddy Sampson
Producer: George Jonas
Composer: Louis Applebaum
Host: Robertson Davies

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