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Danger UXB

Author: John HawkesworthJohn Whitney, (Screenwriter)Roy BakerDouglas CamfieldFerdinand FairfaxAll authors
Publisher: New York : A & E Home Video : FremantleMedia : Distributed by New Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During WWII, the Nazis dropped some bombs that were not designed to detonate on impact. These unexploded time bombs, UXBs, posed one of the greatest risks to the people and property of England. It was the job of real-life heroes of the bomb disposal squads to defuse them. Danger UXB is the story of the loves and lives, victories and defeats, played against the background of a nation gripped by war.
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Genre/Form: War television programs
Television series
Fiction television programs
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Hawkesworth; John Whitney, (Screenwriter); Roy Baker; Douglas Camfield; Ferdinand Fairfax; Henry Herbert Pembroke, Earl of; Jeremy Summers; Kenneth Clark; Jeremy Paul; Don Shaw; Paul Wheeler; Anthony Andrews; Maurice Roëves; George Innes; Gordon Kane; Robert Pugh; Ken Kitson; Jeremy Sinden; Judy Geeson; Kenneth Cranham; Osmund Bullock; Deborah Watling; Peter Cartwright; Iain Cuthbertson; Marjie Lawrence; Royston Tickner; David Shaughnessy; David Auker; Thames Television, ltd.; Euston Films Limited.; A & E Home Video (Firm); FremantleMedia.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 142299497X 9781422994979 0767076923 9780767076920 0767076931 9780767076937 076707694X 9780767076944 0767076958 9780767076951 0767076966 9780767076968
OCLC Number: 57536108
Notes: From the stories by Major A.B. Hartley.
Special features: Disc 4. "Bomb squad" episode from the History Channel's series Suicide missions.
Credits: Director of photography, Norman Langley, Ian Wilson, Tony Mander ; art director, James Weatherup ; editor, John Trumper, Ralph Sheldon ; costumes, Maggie Quigley ; original music composed and conducted by Simon Park.
Cast: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane, Robert Pugh, Ken Kitson, Jeremy Sinden, Judy Geeson, Kenneth Cranham, Osmund Bullock, Deborah Watling, Peter Cartwright, Iain Cuthbertson, Marjie Lawrence, Royston Tickner, David Shaughnessy, David Auker.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1979.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 650 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Dead man's shoes / written by John Hawkesworth ; directed by Ferdinand Fairfax --
Unsung heroes / written by John Hawkesworth ; directed by Ferdinand Fairfax --
Just like a woman / written by Jeremy Paul ; directed by Roy Ward Baker --
Cast iron killer / written by Don Shaw ; directed by Jeremy Summers. Disc 2. The silver lining / written by John Hawkesowrth ; directed by Henry Herbert --
The quiet weekend / written by Jeremy Paul --
Digging out / written by Paul Wheeler ; directed by Ferdinand Fairfax. Disc 3. Bad company / written by Don Shaw ; directed by Ferdinand Fairfax --
Seventeen seconds to glory / written by John Hawkesworth ; directed by Douglas Camfield --
Butterfly winter / written by Jeremy Paul ; directed by Roy Ward Baker --
Dead letter / written by Kenneth Clark ; directed by Simon Langton. Disc 4. The pier / written by Don Shaw ; directed by Douglas Camfield --
With love from Adolph / written by John Hawkesworth ; directed by Henry Herbert.
Other Titles: Danger, unexploded time bombs
Responsibility: Thames Television ; Euston Films Ltd. ; devised by John Hawkesworth and John Whitney ; producer, John Hawkesworth.

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During WWII, the Nazis dropped some bombs that were not designed to detonate on impact. These unexploded time bombs, UXBs, posed one of the greatest risks to the people and property of England. It was the job of real-life heroes of the bomb disposal squads to defuse them. Danger UXB is the story of the loves and lives, victories and defeats, played against the background of a nation gripped by war.

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