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Billy Liar

Author: Tom CourtenayJulie ChristieWillis HallJoseph JanniJohn SchlesingerAll authors
Publisher: [Chicago] : Home Vision Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: Criterion collection, 121.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Courtenay; Julie Christie; Willis Hall; Joseph Janni; John Schlesinger; Keith Waterhouse; Anglo Amalgamated Film Distributors.; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780024311 9780780024311
OCLC Number: 47731583
Language Note: Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Based on the novel and play by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963.
Special features: original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Denys Coop; film editor, Roger Cherrill; music, Richard Rodney Bennett.
Cast: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 121.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger.

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Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers.

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