Sharpe's Rifles Collection Set

Sharpe's Rifles Collection Set

DVD - 2005
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"Acclaimed actor Sean Bean (The Island, The Lord Of The Rings) stars in this action-packed series set in the midst of the desperate missions and battles of the Napoleonic Wars. Adapted from Bernard Cornwell's bestselling novels, Bean portrays maverick British officer Richard Sharpe who rises through the ranks of Wellington's army by his own daring deeds and ambition. Fast-moving, hard-hitting, Sharpe brings to the screen all the danger, romance and sheer spectacle of one of the bloodiest periods in English warfare."--Container.
"Sharpe's Rifles": A British officer and his men risk life and limb in an attempt to foil Napoleon's forces in Spain in this period action drama. This film was shot on location in Portugal, Great Britain, and the Crimea. "Sharpe's Eagle": Sharpe is a brash young commander in the Napoleonic Wars who finds himself in command of an inexperienced battalion. After the soldiers lose their colors, Sharpe decides to raid the French camp to steal their imperial eagle. "Sharpe's Company": A new commander takes over Sharpe's company of soldiers, leading to plenty of troubles. At the same time, Sharpe must deal with the impending pregnancy of Teresa. "Sharpe's Enemy": Sharpe's old enemy Hakeswill is holding a pair of women hostage, and Sharpe must take a unit of men to rescue them, but he has to deal with the enemies--both British and French--surrounding him. "Sharpe's Honour": When Sharpe becomes a pawn at the hands of Major Pierre Ducos, a French spy, he must cross enemy lines to find the one person who can clear his name. Meanwhile, the irresistible Marquesa Dorada, also a pawn of Major Ducos's plot, wins Sharpe's heart, placing him in even deeper danger.
Publisher: Richmond Hills, Ont. : distributed under exclusive license from Granada International by BFS Video, 2005, c1994
ISBN: 9780779257355
0779257359
Branch Call Number: DVD TV SHA
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (480 min.) : Dolby digital sd., col. ; 12 cm

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