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Scoop / Granada International ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; directed by Gavin Millar ; written by William Boyd.

Waugh, Evelyn. Scoop. (Added Author). Birtwistle, Sue, producer. (Added Author). Millar, Gavin, director. (Added Author). Maloney, Michael, cast. (Added Author). Elliott, Denholm, cast. (Added Author). Pagett, Nicola, cast. (Added Author). Pleasence, Donald, cast. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria COMEDY SCO (Text) 37521530628991 AMPL Adult DVD Comedy Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD SCO (Text) 32826011627387 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0779256611
  • Physical Description: 1 digital videodisc (approximately 2 hrs.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Richmond Hills, Ontario, Canada : dist. under exclusive license from Granada Intl. by BFS Video, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh.
Special features : Evelyn Waugh biography ; Evelyn Waugh in his own worlds ; cast profiles ; interactive menus and scene selection.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
CAST : Michael Maloney, Denholm Elliott, Nicola Pagett, Donald Pleasence.
Summary, etc.:
SUMMARY : A hilarious spoof on the world of journalism. In a case of mistaken identity, mild-mannered wildlife writer William Boot is sent as foreign correspondent to the fictional East African country of Ishmaelia on the eve of a war. Boot flounders through a sea of wild rumours and a hord e of sleazy reporters desperate for a story--any story ; and then he stumbles on something journalists work for all their lives.
Subject: Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 > Drama.
British > Ethiopia > Drama.
War correspondents > Drama.
Mistaken identity > Drama.
Journalists > Drama.
Novelists > Drama.
Humorous dramas.
Genre: War films.
Autobiographical drama.

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