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The ladykillers

Author: Michael BalconWilliam RoseAlexander MackendrickAlec GuinnessCecil ParkerAll authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2002.
Series: Alec Guinness collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Caper films
Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Balcon; William Rose; Alexander Mackendrick; Alec Guinness; Cecil Parker; Herbert Lom; Peter Sellers; Danny Green; Katie Johnson; Otto Heller; Jim Morahan; Jack Harris; Anthony Mendleson; Ealing Studios.; Rank Organisation Film Productions.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.; E.M.I. Films.
ISBN: 0788853724 9780788853722
OCLC Number: 50601706
Language Note: English and French tracks; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion in 1955 by EMI FIlms Limited.
Includes : Theatrical trailer and Alec Guinness bio.
Credits: Director of photography, Otto Heller ; art director, Jim Morahan ; editor, Jack Harris ; costume designer, Anthony Mendleson.
Cast: Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation (1.66.1).
Series Title: Alec Guinness collection.
Responsibility: Ealing Studios, Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producer, Michael Balcon ; writer, William Rose ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick.

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A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done.

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