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House that Mackintosh Built (DVD)
 

SRP Price
  12.99
Cat.No
 GUDVD5161
Our Price
  £12.99
Producer
Green Umbrella
Running Time
  94
Release Date
May 2004
Classification
  E
Format
PAL Region 0
Availability
  Usually despatched within 2-6 working days.
 
Important Information on DVD compatibility.

This PAL Region 0 DVD is designed to function in the following countries:

Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Ascension Island, Australia, Austria, Azores, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, China (Peoples Republic), Christmas Island, Cook Island, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dubai, Easter Island, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, France (also SECAM), Gambia, Gaza & West Bank, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece (also SECAM), Greenland, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Holland, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madeira, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Sardinia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tristian Da Cunah, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, UNITED KINGDOM, Vanuatu, Vatican City State, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zanzibar, and Zimbabwe.

NB. This DVD will NOT work in NTSC TV regions (such as United States & Canada) unless your DVD player can play Region 0 DVD's (ie it is multi-region) AND your TV can receive the PAL signal. If you are in any doubt please consult your electrical retailer before making a purchase.

However, although we offer no guarantees, some of our customers in USA and Canada have successfully played these DVD's on their PC (not TV) equipment. Again, if you are in any doubt please consult your electrical retailer before making a purchase.


Description
The House That Mackintosh Built follows the painstaking two-year restoration of 78 Derngate, Northampton - the last major commission of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the great architect, designer and artist.

Presented by Eric Knowles (Antiques Roadshow, Going for a Song), this fascinating programme shows how the historic home was brought back to life in time for its opening to the public in March 2004.

As well as renovating the building to its original condition, extensive work was carried out by master craftsmen to replicate the original interior including the striking paint finishes and wallpapers that were such an eye-catching feature.

High quality replicas of some of the key pieces of Mackintosh-designed furniture were also recreated, as were many of the soft furnishings such as curtains, cushions and bedspreads.

The house was originally refurbished and extended by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the model train manufacturer WJ Bassett-Lowke, and is considered by architectural historians to be one of the most important works of this period.

The House That Mackintosh Built celebrates the restoration of this extraordinary building and the work, vision and energy of the craftsmen involved in bringing it back to life.

 

 

 

 





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