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A private function [videorecording] / HandMade Films ; writer, Alan Bennett ; producer, Mark Shivas ; director, Malcolm Mowbray.

Edition:
Widescreen or standard presentation.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Bennett, Alan -- Film adaptations.
Mowbray, Malcolm -- Film adaptations.
Yorkshire (England) -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Rationing -- England -- Drama.
Pigs -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Motion pictures, British.
Language:
In English with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles.
System Details:
DVD - NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; Region 1.
Summary:
In this comedy which takes place in a little-known Yorkshire town during the thin times of 1947, plans are afoot to fatten a contraband pig destined for the centerpiece of a celebration banquet. However, chaos ensues when a social climbing middle-class couple steal the pig to impress their friends at their own banquet.
Participant:
Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliot.
Credits:
Music, John Du Prez.
Notes:
Based on the original story by Alan Bennett and Malcolm Mowbray.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by HandMade Films.
Contributor:
Shivas, Mark. , Producer
Palin, Michael. , Actor
Smith, Maggie, 1934- , Actor
Elliott, Denholm. , Actor
Du Prez, John. , Composer
Bennett, Alan, 1934- , Author, Screenwriter
Mowbray, Malcolm , Director, Author
Handmade Films. , Producer
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
ISBN:
0792855140
OCLC:
51958655
Publisher Number:
1004371 MGM Home Entertainment
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