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The thorn birds

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English dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Jean Simmons, Ken Howard, Mare Winningham, Piper Laurie, Richard Kiley, Earl Holliman, Bryan Brown, Philip Anglim, Christopher Plummer, Barbara Stanwyck, Brett Cullen, Stephanie Faracy, Barry Corbin, John de Lancie.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011]

Physical Description

3 videodiscs (487 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


A priest torn between God and human passion. A beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have. Five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge. This is an epic story set against the limitless horizons of Australia's Outback.


Title from container.

Based on the novel by Colleen McCullough.

Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1983.

Special feature: Commemorative documentary The thorn birds: old friends, new stories.

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