The Resource The Evelyn Waugh collection, Acorn Media, (videorecording)

The Evelyn Waugh collection, Acorn Media, (videorecording)

Label
The Evelyn Waugh collection
Title
The Evelyn Waugh collection
Statement of responsibility
Acorn Media
Contributor
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
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Scoop / a London Weekend Television Film ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; written by William Boyd ; directed by Gavin Millar -- 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
PG
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • Scoop: Michael Maloney, Denholm Elliott, Herbert Lom, Michael Hordern, Nicola Pagett, Donald Pleasence
  • A handful of dust: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Anjelica Huston, Judi Dench, Alec Guinness
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1963-
  • 1934-
  • 1914-2000
  • 1952-
  • 1957-
  • 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 (Firm)
  • Stagescreen Productions
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
233
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married people
  • Country homes
  • British
  • Mistaken identity
  • War correspondents
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Adultery
  • Television comedies
  • Made-for-TV movies
  • Feature films
  • England
  • Brazil
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Evelyn Waugh collection, Acorn Media, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • A handful of dust: Originally released as a motion picture in 1988. Scoop: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1987
  • Based on the novels by Evelyn Waugh
  • Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scoop (120 minutes) -- A handful of dust (113 minutes)
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (circa 233 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961834792
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
  • AMP-8347
  • AMP-8401
  • AMP-8364
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00123019
  • 794594
System details
DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed ; mono. (A handful of dust); 4:3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital (Scoop)
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Evelyn Waugh collection, Acorn Media, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • A handful of dust: Originally released as a motion picture in 1988. Scoop: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1987
  • Based on the novels by Evelyn Waugh
  • Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scoop (120 minutes) -- A handful of dust (113 minutes)
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (circa 233 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961834792
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
  • AMP-8347
  • AMP-8401
  • AMP-8364
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00123019
  • 794594
System details
DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed ; mono. (A handful of dust); 4:3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital (Scoop)
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
      43.1603307 -79.2460639
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