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The Resource The singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel

The singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel

Label
The singing detective
Title
The singing detective
Statement of responsibility
a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band
Cataloging source
UOK
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, Janet Suzman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gambon, Michael
  • Malahide, Patrick
  • Whalley, Joanne
  • Suzman, Janet
  • Amiel, Jon
  • Harris, John
  • Trodd, Kenith
  • Potter, Dennis
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
455
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psoriasis
  • Hallucinations and illusions
  • Novelists
  • Detective and mystery television programs
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Dennis Potter
  • Originally televised by the BBC in 1986
  • Bonus features include: Commentary by director, Jon Amiel and producer, Kenneth Trodd; "Dennis Potter, under the skin": interview featuring Dennis Potter's recollections of The singing detective; photo gallery; points of view articles; cast bios and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 3.
  • Bonus features
  • Disc 1.
  • Skin
  • Heat
  • Lovely days
  • Disc 2.
  • Clues
  • Pitter patter
  • Who done it
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 450 min.)
Isbn
9780790771052
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051169921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E1699
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm52100850
  • 1172492
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The singing detective, a BBC TV production in association with ABC Australia ; written by Dennis Potter ; produced by John Harris and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Jon Amiel
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Dennis Potter
  • Originally televised by the BBC in 1986
  • Bonus features include: Commentary by director, Jon Amiel and producer, Kenneth Trodd; "Dennis Potter, under the skin": interview featuring Dennis Potter's recollections of The singing detective; photo gallery; points of view articles; cast bios and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 3.
  • Bonus features
  • Disc 1.
  • Skin
  • Heat
  • Lovely days
  • Disc 2.
  • Clues
  • Pitter patter
  • Who done it
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 450 min.)
Isbn
9780790771052
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051169921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E1699
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm52100850
  • 1172492
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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