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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street

Title
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street / directed for television by Terry Hughes ; produced by Bonnie Burns ; an RKO/Nederlander production ... in association with the Entertainment Channel.
Publication
[United States] : Turner Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Ca : Warner Home Video, 2004.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 366Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Hughes, Terry (Terry W.)
  • Burns, Bonnie, 1949-
  • Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022
  • Hearn, George
  • Joslyn, Betsy, 1954-
  • Jennings, Ken
  • Lyndeck, Edmund
  • Mistretta, Sal
  • Groenendaal, Cris
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945-
  • Pitt, George Dibdin, 1799-1855.
  • RKO/Nederlander Productions.
  • Entertainment Channel.
  • Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Description
1 videodisc (139 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • Demon barber of Fleet Street
  • Barber of Fleet Street
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drama.
  • Feature films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Filmed musicals.
  • Films for the hearing impaired.
  • Musicals.
  • DVD-Video discs.
  • Video.
Note
  • Based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond; original play by George Dibdin Pitt.
  • Filmed before a live audience at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles during the 1982 National tour.
Credits (note)
  • Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by Hugh Wheeler; directed for the stage by Harold Prince; production designer, Eugene Lee; lighting, Ken Billington; costumes, Franne Lee; musical director, Paul Gemignani; dance and movement, Larry Fuller; cameras, Lew Adams [and others]; editors, Jimmy B. Frazier, Ken Laski.
Performer (note)
  • Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Betsy Joslyn, Ken Jennings, Edmund Lyndeck, Sal Mistretta, Cris Groenendaal, and the original Broadway cast.
Audience (note)
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; Dolby digital surround 5.1 (English).
  • DVD.
Language (note)
  • In English with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number
NCOX 366
ISBN
141986792X
LCCN
883929017683
OCLC
  • 54915067
  • 54915067
Title
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street / directed for television by Terry Hughes ; produced by Bonnie Burns ; an RKO/Nederlander production ... in association with the Entertainment Channel.
Imprint
[United States] : Turner Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Ca : Warner Home Video, 2004.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital surround 5.1 (English).
Cast
Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Betsy Joslyn, Ken Jennings, Edmund Lyndeck, Sal Mistretta, Cris Groenendaal, and the original Broadway cast.
Credits
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by Hugh Wheeler; directed for the stage by Harold Prince; production designer, Eugene Lee; lighting, Ken Billington; costumes, Franne Lee; musical director, Paul Gemignani; dance and movement, Larry Fuller; cameras, Lew Adams [and others]; editors, Jimmy B. Frazier, Ken Laski.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd.
Language
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details
DVD.
Added Author
Hughes, Terry (Terry W.), television director.
Burns, Bonnie, 1949- producer.
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022, performer.
Hearn, George, performer.
Joslyn, Betsy, 1954- performer.
Jennings, Ken, performer.
Lyndeck, Edmund, performer.
Mistretta, Sal, performer.
Groenendaal, Cris, performer.
Sondheim, Stephen, composer.
Sondheim, Stephen, lyricist.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987, librettist.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, director.
Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945-
Pitt, George Dibdin, 1799-1855.
RKO/Nederlander Productions.
Entertainment Channel.
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title
Demon barber of Fleet Street
Barber of Fleet Street
Other Standard Identifier
883929017683
Publisher No.
WART6750 Turner Home Entertainment
T6750 Turner Home Entertainment
Research Call Number
NCOX 366
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