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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Howard Davies; Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Eric Idle; Terry Jones; Michael Palin; Terry Gilliam; Carol Cleveland; Ian MacNaughton; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Python (Monty) Pictures.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
|ISBN:||0767085523 9780767085526 0767085531 9780767085533 076708554X 9780767085540 0767085558 9780767085557 0767085515 9780767085519|
|Notes:||Originally broadcast as a television program on the BBC, 1969-1970.
Issued as part of the 16 disc megaset, includes the 13 episodes of Season 1.
Special features: Disc 1. Meet the chaps; Py.thon.isms; Gilliam's attic; Nudge nudge live!; Silly occupations. Disc 2. Meet the chaps; A trivial question; Gillianimations; Crunch frog live!; Hysterical figures. Disc 3. Meet the chaps; Py.thon.isms; Gillianimations; Lumberjack live!; The talent show. Disc 4. Meet the chaps; A trivial question; Gilliam's attic; Pythonolympics; Montykaraoke; Albatross live!
|Credits:||Director, Ian MacNaughton ; animator, Terry Gilliam.|
|Cast:||John Cleese, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Carol Cleveland.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Description:||4 videodiscs (441 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Whither Canada ; Sex & violence ; How to recognize different types of trees from quite a long way away --
Disc 2. Owl-stretching time ; Man's crisis of identity in the latter half of the twentieth century ; It's the arts --
Disc 3. You're no fun anymore ; Full frontal nudity ; The ant, an introduction --
Disc 4. "Untitled" ; The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra goes to the bathroom ; The naked ant ; Intermission.
|Other Titles:||Monty Python's flying circus.
Monty Python's flying circus (Television program)
|Responsibility:||BBC-TV ; Python (Monty) Pictures Ltd ; produced by John Howard Davies ; conceived, written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin.|
Disc 2. This volume contains ample duck, cat and lizard, clocks smuggled directly from Switzerland, erotic film, the finest crunchy raw unboned real dead frog, exerpts from the dull life of a city stockbroker, a very silly job interview, Scotsman on a horse, the Flemish masters of the Renaissance, a man undressing in public, self-defense against fresh fruit, and secret service dentistry.
Disc 3. Complete with The lumberjack song, dead parrot (deceased, bereft of life, expired and gone to meet its maker, an ex-parrot) as well as camel spotting, aliens turning humans into scotsmen, hell's grannies, full frontal nudity, the army protection racket, the place of the nude in art, blancmanges playing tennis, and a man with a tape recorder up his nose.
Disc 4. Replete with the Upperclass Twit of the Year, albatross, lavatorial humour, a man who puts bricks to sleep by hypnosis, interruptions, police station silly voices, Ken Shabby, Restaurant abuse and cannibalism, historical impersonations, pet conversions, a gorilla librarian, and a very silly psychiatry sketch.