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Tales of the unexpected: Series 1 [videorecording]

2013
Videos and DVDs
All nine stand-alone episodes from the first series of the fantastical television drama, devised by popular author Roald Dahl. In this series, an American sailor on shore leave in the West Indies makes a bet with a mysterious man that he can light his cigarette lighter ten times in a row, a philosopher's brain is kept alive after his death, and an elderly couple become convinced that a sinister cat is the reincarnation of the composer Franz Liszt. Episodes are: 'Man From the South'; 'Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat'; 'William and Mary'; 'Lamb to the Slaughter'; 'The Landlady'; 'Neck'; 'Edward the Conqueror'; 'A Dip in the Pool'; and 'The Way Up to Heaven'.
Imprint:
Network, 2013.
Collation:
2 videodiscs (225 min.) : col.
Notes:
SET2.First transmitted 1979.Original stories and episode introductions by Roald Dahl.Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 2 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).Made in 1979.Based on the stories by Roald Dahl.Credits: executive producer, John Woolf.Boxed.Credits: executive producer, John Woolf; writer, Roald Dahl.
Performers:
Cast: Cast: Pamela Stephenson, Michael Ontkean, José Ferrer, Richard Greene, Julie Harris, Michael Hordern, Richard Hampton, Brian Blessed, Michael Byrne, John Bryant, Leonard Preston, Michael Aldridge, Joan Collins, John Gielgud, Joseph Cotten, Don Fellows, Anthony Bailey, Angus MacKay.
Audience:
BBFC code: 12.
System details:
DVD.
Dewey class:
791.457791.457
Language:
English
BRN:
995198
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