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The Onedin Line: Series 1 DVD

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The Onedin Line: Series 1 DVD

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The exciting saga of ambitious men, tempestuous women and stormy seas!

Set in England in the 1860s when British naval strength was the envy of Europe, this saga charts the fortunes of an ambitious, clever and determined ship owner whose private life is more tempestuous than the seas he sails.

James Onedin (Peter Gilmore) is the son of a waterside shopkeeper who has died and left him with no inheritance. All James has is a legacy of 25 franks and a shrewd, business mind. Despite his scheming sister and her husband who run a rival shipping company, he is resolute in his attempt to start a shipping line in a changing world.

Onedin is ruthless, but farsighted and with steam a possibility for the future, he swiftly embarks on his rise from impoverished seaman to wealthy ship owner and founder of The Onedin Line.

Episodes Comprise:

1. The Wind Blows Free
2. Plain Salling
3. Other Points of the Compass
4. High Price
5. Catch as Can
6. Salvage
7. Passage to Pernambuco
8. The Homecoming
9. When My Ship Comes In
10. A Very Important Passenger
11. Mutiny
12. Cry of the Blackbird
13. Shadow of Doubt
14. Blockade
15. Winner Take All

Actors Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson, Warren Clarke, James Hayter & Michael Billington
Director Moira Armstrong, William Slater, Viktors Ritelis & Paul Ciappessoni
Certificate PG
Year 1971-1972
Screen Fullscreen 4:3
Languages English – Dolby Digital (1.0) Mono
Subtitles English for the hearing impaired
Duration 12 hours and 30 minutes (approx)