The Duke, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Pathé, Ingenious Media & Screen Yorkshire present ; a Neon Films production ; produced by Nicky Bentham ; screenplay by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman ; directed by Roger Michell
The work The Duke, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Pathé, Ingenious Media & Screen Yorkshire present ; a Neon Films production ; produced by Nicky Bentham ; screenplay by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman ; directed by Roger Michell represents a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Oshkosh Public Library.

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  • The Duke, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Pathé, Ingenious Media & Screen Yorkshire present ; a Neon Films production ; produced by Nicky Bentham ; screenplay by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman ; directed by Roger Michell
Main title
  • The Duke
Responsibility statement
  • a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Pathé, Ingenious Media & Screen Yorkshire present ; a Neon Films production ; produced by Nicky Bentham ; screenplay by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman ; directed by Roger Michell
Language
  • eng
Summary
  • Set in 1961 when Kempton Bunton, a 60-year-old taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery's history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government agreed to provide television for free to the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later did the full story emerge a startling revelation of how a good man set out to change the world and in so doing saved his son and his marriage to Dorothy Bunton
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  • videorecording
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for language and brief sexuality
Medium
  • DVD
OCLC Number
  • 1330263484
Runtime
  • 95
Target audience
  • adult
Technique
  • live action
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