Sheridan's world of society: 18th century London (TEFC)

United States, 1971

Film
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Traces the life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan and evokes the leisurely world of 18th century English society, which enjoyed his plays but never accepted him into its midst. Contemporary paintings and cartoons reveal the favourite pastimes of this society, including a performance of “The school for scandal”.

Credits

production company

ICEM

Seabourne Enterprises

Duration

00:16:40:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009748

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → London (England)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social history - 18th century

History → Europe - History - 18th century

History → London (England) - History - 19th century

History → Social history - 18th century

Literature → Authors - Biography

Music & Performing Arts → Dramatists

Music & Performing Arts → English dramatists

People → Authors - Biography

Places → London (England)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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