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Title The Beiderbecke affair [videorecording] / Granada International ; Yorkshire Television ; a Yorkshire production ; produced by Anne W. Gibbons ; written by Alan Plater ; directed by David Reynolds and Frank W. Smith.

Imprint Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    BEI  v.1    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    BEI  v.2    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1984.
Contents Volume 1. Episode 1: What I don't understand is this-- ; Episode 2: Can anybody join in? ; Episode 3: We call it the white economy -- Volume 2. Episode 4: Um-- I know what you're thinking ; Episode 5: That was a very funny evening -- Episode 6: We are on the brink of a new era.
Cast James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Colin Blakely.
Summary It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital.
Subject Swindlers and swindling -- England -- Yorkshire -- Drama.
Black market -- England -- Yorkshire -- Drama.
Corruption investigation -- England -- Yorkshire -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- Yorkshire -- Drama.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery television programs
Action and adventure television programs
Television mini-series
Added Author Gibbons, Anne W.
Plater, Alan, 1935-2010.
Reynolds, David.
Smith, Frank W.
Bolam, James, 1938-
Flynn, Barbara, 1948-
Blakely, Colin.
Granada International (Firm)
Yorkshire Television.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Standard No. 054961816194
Music No. AMP-8161 Acorn Media

 
    
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