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Entertaining Mr. Sloane

Author: Joe Orton
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Thorn EMI Video, [1980?]
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Playwright Joe Orton's masterpiece of black comedy is a dark, very funny account of a handsome, obliging criminal who becomes the guest, and love interest of a frowzy widow and her brother. This bizarre ménage is threatened when the pair's father discovers the identity of his children's new obsession, and, inevitably, murder will out."
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Orton
OCLC Number: 9338935
Notes: A video reproduction of the 1970 film.
Credits: Director, Douglas Hickox ; music, Georgie Fame ; producer, Douglas Kentish.
Cast: Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews, Peter McEnery, Alan Webb.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: Canterbury Film Productions ltd.

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"Playwright Joe Orton's masterpiece of black comedy is a dark, very funny account of a handsome, obliging criminal who becomes the guest, and love interest of a frowzy widow and her brother. This bizarre ménage is threatened when the pair's father discovers the identity of his children's new obsession, and, inevitably, murder will out."

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