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

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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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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