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A private function [videorecording] / HandMade Films.

Palin, Michael. (Added Author). Smith, Maggie, 1934- (Added Author). Elliott, Denholm. (Added Author). Bennett, Alan, 1934- (Added Author). Du Prez, John. (Added Author). Shivas, Mark. (Added Author). Mowbray, Malcolm. (Added Author). Handmade Films. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliot. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC PRI (Text) 33892100088088 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/30/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792855140
  • ISBN: 9780792855149
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by HandMade Films.
Based on the original story by Alan Bennett and Malcolm Mowbray.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Writer, Alan Bennett ; music, John Du Prez ; executive producers, George Harrison, Denis O'Brien ; producer, Mark Shivas ; director, Malcolm Mowbray.
Participant or Performer Note:
Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliot.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen or standard presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Rationing > England > Drama.
Swine > Drama.
Yorkshire (England) > Social life and customs > Drama.
Cerdos > Teatro.
Yorkshire (Inglaterra) > Vida social y costumbres > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.

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