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Author: Oliver StapletonAlan BennettAndrew BrownStephen FrearsGary OldmanAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., ©2000.
Series: Avant-garde cinema.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of the murder/suicide of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell. When Orton, after years of unsuccessful collaboration with Halliwell, breaks away and achieves fame and fortune on his own, Halliwell cracks, hammers Orton to death and then kills himself.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Named Person: Joe Orton; Kenneth Halliwell; Kenneth Halliwell; Joe Orton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Stapleton; Alan Bennett; Andrew Brown; Stephen Frears; Gary Oldman; Alfred Molina; Vanessa Redgrave; Frances Barber; Janet Dale; Lindsay Duncan; Bert Parnaby; Margaret Tyzack; Julie Walters; Wallace Shawn; John Lahr; Civilhand Zenith (Firm); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792845277 9780792845270
OCLC Number: 44571787
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1987 motion picture.
Based on the biography by John Lahr.
Credits: Costume designer, Bob Ringwood ; editor, Mick Audlsey ; music by Stanley Myers.
Cast: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Frances Barber, Janet Dale, Lindsay Duncan, Bert Parnaby, Margaret Tyzack, Julie Walters, Wallace Shawn.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo.
Series Title: Avant-garde cinema.
Responsibility: a Civilhand Zenith film ; photography, Oliver Stapleton ; screenplay, Alan Bennett ; producer, Andrew Brown ; director, Stephen Frears.

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Based on the true story of the murder/suicide of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell. When Orton, after years of unsuccessful collaboration with Halliwell, breaks away and achieves fame and fortune on his own, Halliwell cracks, hammers Orton to death and then kills himself.

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