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The Beiderbecke affair [videorecording] / Granada International ; Yorkshire Television ; produced by Anne W. Gibbons ; written by Alan Plater ; directed by David Reynolds and Frank W. Smith.

Contributor(s): Plater, Alan, 1935-2010 | Reynolds, David | Smith, Frank W | Bolam, James, 1938- | Flynn, Barbara, 1948- | Blakely, Colin | Sutton, Dudley, 1933- | Jephcott, Dominic, 1957- | Rigby, Terence | Schiller, Danny | Granada International (Firm) | Yorkshire Television | Acorn Media (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): Swindlers and swindling -- England -- Drama | Black market -- Drama | Corruption investigation -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- England -- Yorkshire -- DramaGenre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs -- Great Britain. | Fiction television programs. | Television mini-series.DDC classification: 791.45/75
Contents:
What I don't understand is this-- ; Can anybody join in? ; We call it the white economy -- Um-- I know what you're thinking ; That was a very funny evening -- We are on the brink of a new era.
Production Credits: Music by Frank Ricotti ; cameraman, Peter Jackson ; costumes, Brian Castle.
Cast: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Colin Blakely, Dudley Sutton, Dominic Jephcott, Terence Rigby, Danny Schiller, Keith Smith, Alison Skilbeck.Summary: It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files.
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DVD DVD Downtown Branch
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Adult materials DVD BEI V.2 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562016325484
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Adult materials DVD BEI V.1 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562015425632
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Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1984.

Contains 6 episodes.

Special features: Biography of Bix Beiderbecke.

Volume 1. Episode 1: What I don't understand is this-- ; Episode 2: Can anybody join in? ; Episode 3: We call it the white economy -- Volume 2. Episode 4: Um-- I know what you're thinking ; Episode 5: That was a very funny evening -- Episode 6: We are on the brink of a new era.

Music by Frank Ricotti ; cameraman, Peter Jackson ; costumes, Brian Castle.

James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Colin Blakely, Dudley Sutton, Dominic Jephcott, Terence Rigby, Danny Schiller, Keith Smith, Alison Skilbeck.

It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files.

DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital.

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