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The singing detective

Author: British Broadcasting Company; Australian Broadcasting Company; Michael GambonKenith TroddJanet SuzmanPatrick MalahideAll authors
Publisher: [London] : BBC Worldwide : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], 2004.
Series: Masterpiece series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incapacitated both physically and emotionally and trapped in his hospital bed, detective novel writer Philip Marlow escapes into his imagination, plotting out a murder tale in which he is both a big-band singer and a private eye.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: British Broadcasting Company; Australian Broadcasting Company; Michael Gambon; Kenith Trodd; Janet Suzman; Patrick Malahide; Joanne Whalley-Kilmer; Jon Amiel; John Harris; Dennis Potter
OCLC Number: 224270422
Language Note: Subtitles: English SDH.
Notes: Based on the novel of the same title by Dennis Potter.
Originally broadcast as a television series: Great Britain: BBC, c1986.
Special features: Commentary with Jon Amiel (director) and Kenith Trodd (producer); Close up: Dennis Potter; Arena: Dennis Potter; Filmographies; Photo gallery; Points of view.
B00812-9.
Credits: Written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; commentary and directed by Jon Amiel.
Cast: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, Janet Suzman.
Target Audience: Censorship classification: MA 15+. Recommended for mature audiences 15 years and over. Contains medium level sex scene, adult themes.
Description: 3 DVD videodiscs (ca. 457 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.
Details: Region 4, PAL. Dolby digital.
Contents: Disc 1: Skin --
Heat --
Lovely days. Disc 2: Clues --
Pitter patter --
Who done it. Disc 3: Special features.
Series Title: Masterpiece series.
Other Titles: Singing detective (Television program)

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Incapacitated both physically and emotionally and trapped in his hospital bed, detective novel writer Philip Marlow escapes into his imagination, plotting out a murder tale in which he is both a big-band singer and a private eye.

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