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Billy Liar

Author: John SchlesingerJoseph JanniKeith WaterhouseWillis HallTom CourtenayAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2008.
Series: 10 years of Rialto Pictures.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Billy dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancées, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Schlesinger; Joseph Janni; Keith Waterhouse; Willis Hall; Tom Courtenay; Julie Christie; Wilfred Pickles; Mona Washbourne; Ethel Griffies; Finlay Currie; Gwendolyn Watt; Helen Fraser; Leonard Rossiter; Rodney Bewes; George Innes; Leslie Randall; Patrick Barr; Ernest Clark; Godfrey Winn; Denys Coop; Roger Cherrill; Richard Rodney Bennett; John Hollingsworth; Vic Film (Firm); Waterhall Productions.; Criterion Collection (Firm); Rialto Pictures LLC.
ISBN: 9781604650839 1604650834 9781604650693 1604650699
OCLC Number: 317565957
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Keith Waterhouse and on the play by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall.
Videodisc release of a 1963 motion picture.
Credits: Director of photography, Denys Coop ; editor, Roger Cherrill ; music, Richard Rodney Bennett ; conducted by, John Hollingsworth.
Cast: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne, Ethel Griffies, Finlay Currie, Gwendolyn Watts, Helen Fraser, Leonard Rossiter, Rodney Bewes, George Innes, Leslie Randall, Patrick Barr, Ernest Clark, Godfrey Winn.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono., standard-definition transfer.
Series Title: 10 years of Rialto Pictures.
Other Titles: Billy Liar (Motion picture)
Responsibility: an Anglo Amalgamated presentation ; a Joseph Janni production for Vic Films in association with Waterhall Productions ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger.

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Billy dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancées, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers.

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