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The Beiderbecke affair

Author: Anne W GibbonsAlan PlaterDavid ReynoldsFrank W SmithJames BolamAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs
Action and adventure television programs
Television mini-series
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anne W Gibbons; Alan Plater; David Reynolds; Frank W Smith; James Bolam; Barbara Flynn; Colin Blakely; Granada International (Firm); Yorkshire Television.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 277240187
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1984.
Contains 6 episodes.
Credits: Music by Frank Ricotti ; cameraman, Peter Jackson ; costumes, Brian Castle.
Cast: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Colin Blakely.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital.
Contents: Volume 1. Episode 1: What I don't understand is this--
; Episode 2: Can anybody join in? ; Episode 3: We call it the white economy --
Volume 2. Episode 4: Um--
I know what you're thinking ; Episode 5: That was a very funny evening --
Episode 6: We are on the brink of a new era.
Responsibility: Granada International ; Yorkshire Television ; a Yorkshire production ; produced by Anne W. Gibbons ; written by Alan Plater ; directed by David Reynolds and Frank W. Smith.

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It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files.

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