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The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
A handful of dust
Title
A handful of dust
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Stagescreen Productions ; screenplay by Tim Sullivan, Derek Granger, and Charles Sturridge ; produced by Derek Granger ; directed by Charles Sturridge
Title variation
Evelyn Waugh's A handful of dust
Contributor
Actor
Bibliographic antecedent
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Peter Hannan ; editor, Peter Coulson ; music, George Fenton
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H36 2009
PerformerNote
James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Anjelica Huston, Judi Dench, Alec Guinness
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1963-
  • 1934-
  • 1914-2000
  • 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
  • Waugh, Evelyn
  • Stagescreen Productions
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
113
Series statement
The Evelyn Waugh collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Adultery
  • Married people
  • Country homes
  • British
  • England
  • Brazil
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961840199
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8401
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn525175484
  • (OCoLC)525175484
System details
DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961840199
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8401
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn525175484
  • (OCoLC)525175484
System details
DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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