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Scoop / a London Weekend Television Film ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; written by William Boyd ; directed by Gavin Millar.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast by ITV in 1987.
Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh.
Special features: Evelyn Waugh biography; cast filmographies.
Participant or Performer Note:
Michael Maloney, Denholm Elliott, Herbert Lom, Michael Hordern, Nicola Pagett, Donald Pleasence.
Summary, etc.:
Mistaken for a foreign correspondent, a mild-mannered wildlife writer is sent to a fictional African country on the eve of a war. He flounders through a sea of wild rumors and sleazy journalists desperate for a story.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Digital recordings.
War correspondents > Drama.
Mistaken identity > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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