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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street

Author: Terry HughesBonnie BurnsAngela LansburyGeorge HearnCris GroenendaalAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : RKO Videogroup ; [S.l.] Turner Home Entertainment, [1984]
Series: Broadway shows
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An adaptation of the play, in which the title character is not only a barber, but also a thief and murderer. Sweeney Todd seeks revenge against the judge who once deported him to Australia, an act that led to the death of Todd's beloved wife.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Television specials
Filmed performances
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Stephen Sondheim; Stephen Sondheim
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Hughes; Bonnie Burns; Angela Lansbury; George Hearn; Cris Groenendaal; Sara Woods; Edmund Lyndeck; Calvin Remsberg; Betsy Joslyn; Stephen Sondheim; Hugh Wheeler; Harold Prince; C G Bond; RKO/Nederlander Productions.; RKO Home Video (Firm); Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 19755253
Notes: Based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond; original play by George Dibdin Pitt.
Credits: Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by Hugh Wheeler; directed for the stage by Harold Prince; production designer, Eugene Lee; lighting, Ken Billington; costumes, Franne Lee; musical director, Paul Gemignani; dance and movement, Larry Fuller; cameras, Lew Adams ... et al.; videotape editor, Jimmy B. Frazier, Ken Laski.
Cast: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal, Sara Woods, Edmund Lyndeck, Calvin Remsberg, Betsy Joslyn, Ken Jennings, Sal Mistretta.
Event notes: Produced before a live audience at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles during the 1982 National tour.
Description: 1 videocassette (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo, Dolby.
Contents: This videotape of the original Broadway show was produced before a live audience at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles during the 1982 National tour. It is an adaptation of the play "Sweeney Todd," in which the title character is not only a barber, but also a thief and murderer.
Series Title: Broadway shows
Other Titles: Sweeney Todd (Television program : 1982)
Demon barber of Fleet Street
Barber of Fleet Street
Responsibility: directed for television by Terry Hughes ; produced by Bonnie Burns ; executive producer for video, Ellen M. Krass, Archer King ; RKO/Nederlander production.
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An adaptation of the play, in which the title character is not only a barber, but also a thief and murderer. Sweeney Todd seeks revenge against the judge who once deported him to Australia, an act that led to the death of Todd's beloved wife.

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