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Title How to get ahead in advertising [videorecording] / Hand Made Films ; produced by David Wimbury ; written & directed by Bruce Robinson.
Published [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2001.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .H6898 2001    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 120
Criterion collection ; 120.
Credits Written and directed by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Wimbury ; co-produced by Ray Cooper ; George Harrison and Denis O'Brien, executive producers ; original music by David Dundas and Rick Wentworth ; photographed by Peter Hannan ; editor, Alan Strachan.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988 by Handmade Films.
Special features: Widescreen version supervised by photography director Peter Hannan ; trailer.
"Anchor Bay"--Container.
Cast Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward, Richard Wilson, Jacqueline Tong, Susan Wooldridge, John Shrapnel.
System Reqs DVD; Dolby digital stereo surround; widescreen letterbox 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Summary British comedy takes on elements of the fantastic as it satirizes the advertising industry. Dennis Bagley is a high-strung advertising executive whose shoulder sprouts an evil, talking boil. The boil talks only to Bagley, is silent to the rest of the world, and seems to be growing.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject Advertising -- Drama.
Marketing -- Drama.
Executives -- Drama.
Genre Comedy films.
Satirical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Grant, Richard E., 1957- Actor.
Ward, Rachel, 1957- Actor.
Wilson, Richard, 1936 July 9- Actor.
Tong, Jacqueline, 1951- Actor.
Wooldridge, Susan. Actor.
Shrapnel, John. Actor.
Robinson, Bruce, 1946- Director. Screenwriter.
Wimbury, David. Producer.
Dundas, David. Composer.
Wentworth, Rick. Composer.
Hannan, Peter, 1941- Cinematographer.
Handmade Films.
Anchor Bay Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note At head of title: Bruce Robinson's How to get ahead in advertising
ISBN 1559409215
Standard # 715515012324
Publisher # CC1574D Criterion Collection
120 Criterion Collection
OCLC number 47669105