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The Resource Billy Liar, Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger, (videorecording DVD)

Billy Liar, Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Billy Liar
Title
Billy Liar
Statement of responsibility
Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
Member of
Cataloging source
IUO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Denys Coop; film editor, Roger Cherrill; music, Richard Rodney Bennett
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
B5 2001
PerformerNote
Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1916-1994
  • 1926-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Courtenay, Tom
  • Christie, Julie
  • Hall, Willis
  • Janni, Joseph
  • Schlesinger, John
  • Waterhouse, Keith
  • Anglo Amalgamated Film Distributors
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
98
Series statement
  • The Classic collection
  • The Criterion collection
Series volume
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Families
  • Fiancées
  • Working class
  • England
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Billy Liar, Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel and play by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780780024311
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429159224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BIL040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1479363
  • (OCoLC)ocm47731583
  • (OCoLC)47731583
  • 1479363
System details
DVD; widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Billy Liar, Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall ; produced by Joseph Janni ; directed by John Schlesinger, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel and play by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780780024311
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429159224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BIL040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1479363
  • (OCoLC)ocm47731583
  • (OCoLC)47731583
  • 1479363
System details
DVD; widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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