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Fawlty Towers. The complete collection, remastered [videorecording (DVD)]
Fawlty Towers. The complete collection, remastered [videorecording (DVD)]
Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (approximately 374 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (8 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
General Note (Repeatable):
Title from container. Originally broadcast as individual episodes on BBC television between 1975 and 1979. Contains 12 episodes from the series. All six episodes from season one were originally broadcast on BBC2 between September 19 and October 24, 1975. Five episodes from season two were originally broadcast four years later between February 19 and March 1979 with the twelfth and final episode broadcast later that year on October 25th. Special features: Disc one: Commentary with John Howard Davies; Commentary with John Cleese. Disc two: Commentary with Bob Spiers; Commentary with John Cleese. Disc 3: 2009 extended interviews (includes exclusive interview with Connie Booth); Interviews: John Cleese complete interview, Interview with Andrew Sachs, Interview with Prunella Scales; Helpful staff (artist profiles): John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Connie Booth, Andrew Sachs, Brian Hall; Torquay tourist guide (short documentary film); Guest registry (artist profiles): Joan Sanderson, Nicky Henson, Charles McKeown, John Quarmby, Geoffrey Palmer, Una Stubbs, Ballard Berkeley, Bernard Cribbins, Gilly Flower & Renee Roberts, Michael Gwynn, David Kelly, Robin Ellis; Cheap Tatty review; Out takes.
A touch of class -- The builders -- The wedding party -- The hotel inspectors -- Gourmet night -- The Germans -- Communication problems -- The psychiatrist -- Waldorf Salad -- The kipper and the corpse -- The anniversary -- Basil the rat --
Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1,NTSC, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Video disc
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
[England] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain
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