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The Resource The Singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel, (videorecording)

The Singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel, (videorecording)

Label
The Singing detective
Title
The Singing detective
Statement of responsibility
a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band
Cataloging source
UOK
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally televised by the BBC in 1986
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, Janet Suzman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gambon, Michael
  • Malahide, Patrick
  • Whalley, Joanne
  • Suzman, Janet
  • Amiel, Jon
  • Harris, John
  • Trodd, Kenith
  • Potter, Dennis
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
455
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psoriasis
  • Hallucinations and illusions
  • Novelists
  • Detective and mystery films
Technique
live action
Label
The Singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Dennis Potter
  • Bonus features include: Commentary by director, Jon Amiel and producer, Kenneth Trodd; "Dennis Potter, under the skin": interview featuring Dennis Potter's recollections of The singing detective; photo gallery; points of view articles; cast bios and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Skin ; Heat ; Lovely days -- Disc 2. Clues ; Pitter patter ; Who done it -- Disc 3. Bonus features
Control code
ocm52100850
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 450 min.)
Isbn
9780790771052
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SUSPENSE 791.4572 SINGING ; XX-D ; 3DVD/1AW ; CC ; D03 ; Repair 08/03, wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
E1699
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52100850
  • (Sirsi) o52100850
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Dennis Potter
  • Bonus features include: Commentary by director, Jon Amiel and producer, Kenneth Trodd; "Dennis Potter, under the skin": interview featuring Dennis Potter's recollections of The singing detective; photo gallery; points of view articles; cast bios and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Skin ; Heat ; Lovely days -- Disc 2. Clues ; Pitter patter ; Who done it -- Disc 3. Bonus features
Control code
ocm52100850
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 450 min.)
Isbn
9780790771052
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SUSPENSE 791.4572 SINGING ; XX-D ; 3DVD/1AW ; CC ; D03 ; Repair 08/03, wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
E1699
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52100850
  • (Sirsi) o52100850
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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