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Fawlty Towers : the complete collection

Author: Douglas ArgentBob SpiersJohn Howard DaviesJohn CleeseConnie BoothAll authors
Publisher: [London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters. This set collects all 12 episodes of the British comedy, and also includes interviews with the writer and star, John Cleese.
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Genre/Form: Television comedies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Argent; Bob Spiers; John Howard Davies; John Cleese; Connie Booth; Prunella Scales; Andrew Sachs; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079076041X 9780790760414
OCLC Number: 48179681
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Includes English, French and German subtitles.
Notes: Originally broadcast by BBC in 1975 and 1979.
Special features: New and archival talent interviews; director's commentary; who's who guide to the stars of Fawlty Towers; guest ledger of the series' cameo appearances.
Credits: Writers, John Cleese, Connie Booth ; music, Dennis Wilson.
Cast: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth.
Awards: BAFTA TV Award: Best Situation Comedy, 1976.
BAFTA TV Award: Best Light Entertainment Performance (John Cleese); Best Situation Comedy, 1980.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (500 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: [v. 1.] A touch of class ; The builders ; The wedding party ; Hotel inspectors --
[v. 2.] Gourmet night ; The Germans ; Communication problems ; The psychiatrist --
[v. 3.] Waldorf salad ; The kipper and the corpse ; The anniversary ; Basil the rat.
Other Titles: Fawlty Towers (Television program)
Responsibility: BBC ; direction and production by John Howard Davies, Douglas Argent, Bob Spiers ; written by John Cleese and Connie Booth.

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Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters. This set collects all 12 episodes of the British comedy, and also includes interviews with the writer and star, John Cleese.

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