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John le Carré's Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy / A BBC television production in association with Paramount ; produced by Jonathan Powell ; [directed by John Irvin].

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD TINKER (3 DISCS) (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020365076 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1569385262
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 108 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by John Le Carre; dramatized by Arthur Hopcraft.
DVD release of the 1980 miniseries.
Special features: Digitally remastered, interview with John le Carré, production notes, cast filmographies, and le Carré biography and booklist.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Tony Pierce Roberts ; film editor, Chris Wimble ; music, Geoffrey Burgon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Alec Guinness (George Smiley), Ian Richardson, Michael Aldridge, Ian Bannen, Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett, and Anthony Bate.
Summary, etc.:
Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going backwards over very old ground.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dobly digital.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Intelligence service > Great Britain > Drama.
Smiley, George (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Genre: Spy television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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