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The complete ripping yarns

Format: DVD 2005
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series IN TRANSIT
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series
Written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones, these nine brilliant half-hour comedies spoof the stirring adventure stories written in the early 1900s to stiffen the characters of British boys.
Tomkinson's schooldays
Testing of Eric Olthwaite
Escape from Stalag Luft 112B
Murder at Moorstones Manor
Across the Andes by frog
Curse of the claw
Whinfrey's last case
Golden Gordon
Roger of the Raj.

Additional Information
Subjects Endowed public schools (Great Britain) -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Prisoners and prisons -- Drama.
Horror plays.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Soccer -- Drama.
Soccer fans -- Drama.
Coming of age -- England -- Yorkshire -- Drama.
Travel -- Drama.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Drama.
Television comedies.
Parody films.
Publisher [United States] :Acorn Media,2005
Edition Full screen.
Contributors Palin, Michael.
Jones, Terry, 1942-2020
Hughes, Terry (Terry W.)
Franklin, Jim, 1936-
Bell, Alan J. W.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Participants/Performers Michael Palin.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language English
In English, with English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
Originally broadcast by the BBC from 1976-1979.
Special features: commentaries for all 9 episodes by Michael Palin and Terry Jones; laugh-track-free audio option; deleted scene; photo gallery; Comic Roots: Michael Palin, 1983; restoration clip; stills gallery; Michael Palin's original scripts (DVD-ROM); commemorative booklet.
System Details DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 274 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
ISBN 1569387893
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