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Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy

Author: Jonathan PowellJohn IrvinArthur HopcraftAlec GuinnessIan RichardsonAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Foreign television programs
Drama
Spy films
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television adaptations
Named Person: John Le Carré; George Smiley, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Powell; John Irvin; Arthur Hopcraft; Alec Guinness; Ian Richardson; Michael Aldridge; Ian Bannen; Bernard Hepton; Terence Rigby; Michael Jayston; Hywel Bennett; Anthony Bate; John Le Carré; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Paramount Television.; Acorn Media (Firm),
ISBN: 1569385262 9781569385265 9781598286915 1598286919
OCLC Number: 50729065
Language Note: English audio; English closed-captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by John Le Carré.
Originally produced for television in 1979.
Credits: Photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; film editor, Chris Wimble ; script editor, Betty Willingdale ; music, Geoffrey Burgon.
Cast: Alec Guinness (George Smiley), Ian Richardson, Michael Aldridge, Ian Bannen, Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett, and Anthony Bate.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 348 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Contents: disc 1. Episodes 1-2 --
disc. 2. Episodes 3-4 --
disc. 3. Episodes 5-6.
Other Titles: Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy (Television program)
John le Carré's Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy
Responsibility: a BBC Television production in association with Paramount ; Paramount Television ; produced by Jonathan Powell ; directed by John Irvin ; dramatized by Arthur Hopcraft.

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"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container.

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