The Resource A Private function, Alliance Films presents ; Handmade Films ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; written by Alan Bennett, (videorecording)

A Private function, Alliance Films presents ; Handmade Films ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; written by Alan Bennett, (videorecording)

Label
A Private function
Title
A Private function
Statement of responsibility
Alliance Films presents ; Handmade Films ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; written by Alan Bennett
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
In this delicious 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
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stuart Walker ; editor, Barrie Vince ; music, John Du Prez
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
Language note
  • Includes audio tracks in English and French
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mowbray, Malcolm
  • Palin, Michael
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Elliott, Denholm
  • Handmade Films
  • Alliance Films
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rationing
  • Swine
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • Yorkshire (England)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A Private function, Alliance Films presents ; Handmade Films ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; written by Alan Bennett, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935838999
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
115261
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00098536
  • 702215
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A Private function, Alliance Films presents ; Handmade Films ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; written by Alan Bennett, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935838999
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
115261
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00098536
  • 702215
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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