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The servant

Author: Harold PinterJoseph LoseyNorman PriggenDirk BogardeSarah MilesAll authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2001.
Series: Dirk Bogarde collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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"A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Melodrama, English
Melodrama
Film adaptations
Feature films
Adaptation
Drama
DVD
Video
Named Person: Robin Maugham; Robin Maugham
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Pinter; Joseph Losey; Norman Priggen; Dirk Bogarde; Sarah Miles; Wendy Craig; James Fox; Douglas Slocombe; Reginald Mills; John Dankworth; Robin Maugham; Elstree Distributors.; Springbok Productions.; Studio Canal+.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 48673487
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
"Based on the novel The servant by Robin Maugham."
"Studio Canal."
Special features include: Theatrical trailer; talent bios.
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editing, Reginald Mills ; music, John Dankworth.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig, James Fox.
Awards: Winner of 3 British Academy awards including best actor to Dirk Bogarde.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Program start, main titles --
An awkward introduction --
Tony and Susan --
Settling in --
Winter chill --
Still a human being --
Dinner conversation --
Enter Vera --
Hanky panky --
Sweet temptation --
Two's company --
Whispered passion --
Master and servant --
A walk in the snow --
"They're in your bed" --
Bitter consequences --
Sob stories --
Class conflict --
"I'm nobody's servant" --
Hide and seek --
Endgame --
"Come join the party" --
The degradation --
End credits.
Series Title: Dirk Bogarde collection.
Responsibility: Elstree Distribution Limited presents a Springbok Production ; screenplay by Harold Pinter ; produced by Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen ; directed by Joseph Losey.

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"A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all."--Container.

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