The Great. Season one [videorecording (DVD)]
McNamara, Tony (Director) screenwriter, creator, television producer.

The Great. Season one [videorecording (DVD)]

McNamara, Tony (Director) screenwriter, creator, television producer.

Physical Description
4 videodiscs (approximately 9 hr. 39 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Disc 1. The Great ; A fake beard ; And you Sire, are no Peter the Great -- Disc 2. Moscow mule ; War and vomit ; Parachute -- Disc 3. A pox on hope ; Meatballs at the dacha ; Love hurts -- Disc 4. The beaver's nose.

A satirical, comedic drama, based on the occasional historical fact, about the rise of Catherine the Great. An idealistic romantic young girl, she arrives from Prussia for an arranged marriage to the mercurial Emperor Peter hoping for love and sunshine and finds instead a dangerous, depraved, backward world that she resolves to change. All she has to do is kill her husband, beat the church, baffle the military, and get the court on her side.

Personal Subject
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796-Drama.

Subject Term
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.

Geographic Term
Russia -- History -- Catherine II, 1762-1796 -- Drama.
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.

Added Author
McNamara, Tony (Director)
MacGowan, Marian,
Winemaker, Mark,
Fanning, Elle, 1998-
Ward, Brittany Kahan,
Mankoff, Doug,
Spaulding, Andrew,
Kesselman, Josh,
West, Ron (Producer),
Shakman, Matt,
O'Hagan, Nick,
O'Toole, Dean,
Hoult, Nicholas, 1989-
Fox, Phoebe, 1987-
Dhawan, Sacha, 1984-
Wakefield, Charity, 1981-
Lee, Gwilym, 1983-
Godley, Adam,
Hodge, Douglas,
Bromilow, Belinda,
Gbadamosi, Bayo,
De Souza, Sebastian, 1993-
Barr, Nathan,
Television adaptation of (work): McNamara, Tony (Director). Great.

Added Corporate Author
Civic Center Media,
Media Rights Capital (Firm),
Thruline Entertainment (Firm),
Echo Lake Entertainment,
Lewellen Pictures,
Macgowan Films (Firm),
Piggy Ate Roast Beef Productions,
Paramount Television,
Hulu (Firm),
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm),

System Details Note
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.

Target Audience Note
Not rated.

Video disc

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2020]

General Note
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program on Hulu in 2020.

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
DVDSERIES GREA S.1 V.1 DVD32530610622779Main JCPLFiction Movie Collection
DVDSERIES GREA S.1 V.2 DVD32530610622787Main JCPLFiction Movie Collection