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Title A simple man [videorecording] / BBC Television in association with the city of Salford presents ; produced by Ian Squires ; directed by Gillian Lynne ; music composed by Carl Davis ; choreography by Gillian Lynne.

Imprint Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    792.842 SIM    Available
Edition Widecreen.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (19 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) in container.
"Inspired by the life and works of L.S. Lowry"--Container.
Includes a new video interview with Gillian Lynne and Carl Davis, photo gallery, cast gallery.
Credits Designer, David Wilson.
Performer Performed by Christopher Gable (Lowry), Moira Shearer (Mother), Northern Ballet Theatre, members of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; conducted by Carl Davis; introduced by Albert Finney.
Event Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1987.
Summary A ballet in seven scenes commissioned by the BBC for television broadcast during the centennial celebration of L.S. Lowry's birth in 1987.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, 4/3 widescreen (introduction and main feature),16/9 anamorphic widescreen (remainder); LPCM stereo.
Subject Lowry, Laurence Stephen, 1887-1976 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Squires, Ian.
Lynne, Gillian.
Davis, Carl, 1936-
Gable, Christopher.
Shearer, Moira, 1926-2006.
Northern Ballet Theatre.
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Salford (England)
Opus Arte (Firm)
Standard No. 809478009146
Music No. OA 0914 D Opus Arte

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