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How I won the war

Author: Richard LesterCharles WoodMichael CrawfordJohn LennonPatrick RyanAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2000, ©1967.
Series: Avant-garde cinema.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black comedy about war, revolving around an inept and idiotic lieutenant who is first assigned to North Africa to construct a cricket pitch in the middle of the desert, and then to Europe to capture a bridge over the Rhine, which he accomplishes by making a deal with a German officer.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lester; Charles Wood; Michael Crawford; John Lennon; Patrick Ryan; Roy Kinnear; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792820827 9780792820826
OCLC Number: 46480637
Notes: "600455."
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Based on the novel by Patrick Ryan.
Videocassette release of a 1967 motion picture.
Credits: Director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, John Victor Smith ; music, Ken Thorne.
Cast: Michael Crawford, John Lennon, Roy Kinnear.
Description: 1 videocassette (111 min.) : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Avant-garde cinema.
Responsibility: United Artists ; produced and directed by Richard Lester ; screenplay by Charles Wood.

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Black comedy about war, revolving around an inept and idiotic lieutenant who is first assigned to North Africa to construct a cricket pitch in the middle of the desert, and then to Europe to capture a bridge over the Rhine, which he accomplishes by making a deal with a German officer.

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