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Uniform Title Sweeney Todd (Television program : 1982)
Title Sweeney Todd [videorecording] : the demon barber of Fleet Street / directed for television by Terry Hughes ; produced by Bonnie Burns ; an RKO/Nederlander production ... in association with the Entertainment Channel.

Imprint [United States] : Turner Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Ca : Warner Home Video, 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    792.6 SWE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Filmed before a live audience at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles during the 1982 National tour.
Based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond; original play by George Dibdin Pitt.
Credits Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by Hugh Wheeler; directed for the stage by Harold Prince; production designer, Eugene Lee; lighting, Ken Billington; costumes, Franne Lee; musical director, Paul Gemignani; dance and movement, Larry Fuller; cameras, Lew Adams ... [et al.]; editors, Jimmy B. Frazier, Ken Laski.
Cast Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, and the original Broadway cast.
Summary Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD ; Dolby Digital surround 5.1.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Barbers -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Peluqueros -- Teatro.
Asesinato -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Hughes, Terry (Terry W.)
Burns, Bonnie, 1949-
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-
Hearn, George.
Sondheim, Stephen.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987.
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945- Sweeney Todd.
Pitt, George Dibdin, 1799-1855.
RKO/Nederlander Productions.
Entertainment Channel.
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Demon barber of Fleet Street
Barber of Fleet Street
ISBN 078064669X
9780780646698
141986792X
9781419867927
Standard No. 053939675023
883929017683
Music No. WART6750 Turner Home Entertainment
T6750 Turner Home Entertainment

 
    
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