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Daphne Laureola / Granada Television ; producer, Derek Granger ; writer, Hugh Whitemore ; director, Waris Hussein.

Granger, Derek. (Added Author). Whitemore, Hugh. (Added Author). Hussein, Waris, 1938- (Added Author). Plowright, Joan. (Added Author). Lowe, Arthur, 1915-1982 (Added Author). Aslan, Grégoire, 1908-1982 (Added Author). Arrindell, Clive. (Added Author). Marshall, Bryan, 1938- (Added Author). Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989 (Added Author). Bridie, James, 1888-1951 Daphne Laureola. (Added Author). Granada Television. (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Music, Henry Purcell ; costume designer, Jane Robinson ; production designer, Peter Phillips. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DVD 34 (Text) 37521530655572 AMPL Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783121105
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Video : [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note: Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: June 17, 2003.
Originally released as a television motion picture in 1978.
Based on the play by James Bridie.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Henry Purcell ; costume designer, Jane Robinson ; production designer, Peter Phillips.
Participant or Performer Note: Joan Plowright, Arthur Lowe, Grégoire Aslan, Clive Arrindell, Bryan Marshall, Laurence Olivier, Jane Carr, Sara Clee, Michael Cochrane.
Summary, etc.: In a Soho restaurant, diners find their evening disturbed by the extraordinary Lady Pitts. She talks aloud and sings even louder. All this while knocking back double brandies and handing out invitations to tea at the home of her husband, Sir Joseph. Her appearcance that evening has an impact, especially on Ernest, an impressionable young Polish émigré.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Subject: Aristocracy (Social class) > Drama.
Restaurants > England > Soho (London) > Drama.
Invitation cards > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.

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