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The comedians [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Peter Glenville ; screenplay by Graham Greene ; directed Peter Glenville.

Glenville, Peter, 1913-1996 (Added Author). Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 (Added Author). Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932- (Added Author). Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 (Added Author). Ustinov, Peter. (Added Author). Ford, Paul, 1901-1976 (Added Author). Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 (Added Author). Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 Comedians. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Turner Entertainment Co. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver DVD DRAMA COM (Text) 34304000641809 Adult - DVD Available -
Mitchell Community Public Library - Mitchell DVD TAY (Text) 36823002000480 AV Entertainment Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Waverly DVD COM 12697 (Text) 78551000638697 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419842188
  • ISBN: 9781419842184
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Turner Entertainment : 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as motion picture in 1967.
Based on the novel by Graham Greene.
Special features include vintage featurette, "The comedians in Africa".
Participant or Performer Note: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guiness, Peter Ustinov, Paul Ford, Lillian Gish.
Summary, etc.: A sardonic white hotel owner watches Haiti sink into barbarism with growing fatalism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer.
Target Audience Note: MPAA Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC Region 1, dual-layer format; Dolby digital, English mono.
Language Note: English language soundtrack; English, Spanish and French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Dictatorship > Drama.
Political corruption > Drama.
Interpersonal conflict > Drama.
Adultery > Drama.
Dictatorship > Drama.
Political corruption > Drama.
Interpersonal conflict > Drama.
Adultery > Drama.
Corrupción política > Haití > Teatro.
Haití > Gobierno > Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer > Haití > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Romance > Feature.

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