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The singing detective

Author: Michael GambonPatrick MalahideJoanne WhalleyJanet SuzmanJon AmielAll authors
Publisher: [London] : BBC Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Drama
Mystery television programs
Mystery
Adaptation
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gambon; Patrick Malahide; Joanne Whalley; Janet Suzman; Jon Amiel; John Harris, (Producer); Kenith Trodd; Dennis Potter; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790771055 9780790771052
OCLC Number: 52100850
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Dennis Potter.
Originally televised by the BBC in 1986.
Bonus features include: Commentary by director, Jon Amiel and producer, Kenneth Trodd; "Dennis Potter, under the skin": interview featuring Dennis Potter's recollections of The singing detective; photo gallery; points of view articles; cast bios and more.
Credits: Photography, Ken Westbury; film editor, Bill Wright, Sue Wyatt; choreographer, Quinny Sacks.
Cast: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, Janet Suzman.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 450 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Skin --
Heat --
Lovely days --
Disc 2. Clues --
Pitter patter --
Who done it --
Disc 3. Bonus features.
Other Titles: Singing detective (Television program)
Responsibility: a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel.

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The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band.

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