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The Resource The Evelyn Waugh collection, (DVD videorecording)

The Evelyn Waugh collection, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The Evelyn Waugh collection
Title
The Evelyn Waugh collection
Contributor
Actor
Bibliographic antecedent
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A handful of dust: In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and send Tony to South America
  • Scoop: Mistaken for a foreign correspondent, a mild-mannered wildlife writer is sent to a fictional African country on the eve of a war. He flounders through a sea of wild rumors and sleazy journalists desperate for a story
Related
Cataloging source
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
A handful of dust: Photographer, Peter Hannan ; editor, Peter Coulson ; music, George Fenton
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG (A handful of dust); Not rated (Scoop)
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • A handful of dust: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Anjelica Huston, Judi Dench, Alec Guinness
  • Scoop: Michael Maloney, Denholm Elliott, Herbert Lom, Michael Hordern, Nicola Pagett, Donald Pleasence
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1963-
  • 1934-
  • 1914-2000
  • 1952-
  • 1957-
  • 1911-1995
  • 1903-1966
  • 1903-1966
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sullivan, Tim
  • Granger, Derek
  • Sturridge, Charles
  • Fenton, George
  • Wilby, James
  • Scott-Thomas, Kristin
  • Graves, Rupert
  • Huston, Anjelica
  • Dench, Judi
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Birtwistle, Sue
  • Boyd, William
  • Millar, Gavin
  • Maloney, Michael
  • Elliott, Denholm
  • Lom, Herbert
  • Hordern, Michael
  • Pagett, Nicola
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Waugh, Evelyn
  • Waugh, Evelyn
  • London Weekend Television, ltd
  • Stagescreen Productions
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
233
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Adultery
  • Married people
  • Country homes
  • British
  • War correspondents
  • Mistaken identity
  • Romance films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Historical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • England
  • Brazil
Technique
live action
Label
The Evelyn Waugh collection, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novels by Evelyn Waugh
  • A handful of dust: Originally released as a motion picture in 1988. Scoop: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1987
  • Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • A handful of dust
  • [presented by] Stagescreen Productions ; screenplay by Tim Sullivan, Derek Granger, and Charles Sturridge ; produced by Derek Granger ; directed by Charles Sturridge
  • Scoop
  • a London Weekend Television Film ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; written by William Boyd ; directed by Gavin Millar
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 233 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 054961840199
  • 054961836499
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • AMP-8347
  • AMP-8401
  • AMP-8364
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn527695110
  • (OCoLC)527695110
System details
DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed ; mono. (A handful of dust); 4:3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital (Scoop)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Evelyn Waugh collection, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novels by Evelyn Waugh
  • A handful of dust: Originally released as a motion picture in 1988. Scoop: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1987
  • Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • A handful of dust
  • [presented by] Stagescreen Productions ; screenplay by Tim Sullivan, Derek Granger, and Charles Sturridge ; produced by Derek Granger ; directed by Charles Sturridge
  • Scoop
  • a London Weekend Television Film ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; written by William Boyd ; directed by Gavin Millar
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 233 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 054961840199
  • 054961836499
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • AMP-8347
  • AMP-8401
  • AMP-8364
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn527695110
  • (OCoLC)527695110
System details
DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed ; mono. (A handful of dust); 4:3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital (Scoop)
Video recording format
DVD

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