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The gravy train goes east, (videorecording)

Label
The gravy train goes east
Title
The gravy train goes east
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Take your seat for the hilarious return journey when The gravy train goes east! Post-glasnost jewel of the Eastern European crown, the Balkan state of Slaka is a tasty treat onThe gravy train. Newly-liberated after years of Communist control, the little nation wants to embrace the European Community and share its bountiful fruits of capitalism and the free market. Animosity between the East and West is now a thing of the past, so why is Slakas entry into the E.C. so hotly-contested enthusiastically encouraged by the Deputy President of the EC and violently opposed by the British Government? The Balkan states economic and political disarray makes E.C. entry unlikely, but perhaps only one man can perform the required economic miracle in Salaka the na♭̈œe, bungling European dogsbody Hans Dorfmann (Christop Waltz). Confounded and manipulated by all parties, he finds himself out in the cold and expelled from Slaka but doggedly in pursuit of the states missing fortune! Filmed on location in England, Austria, Germany, Hungary and Belgium, this 2 DVD set includes all 4 parts of Malcolm Bradburys THE GRAVY TRAIN GOES EAST starring acclaimed actor Sir Ian Richardson (House of Cards), with Christoph Waltz, Francesca Annis (Reckless), Jeremy Child, Roger Lloyd-Pack (Only Fools And Horses), Maggie Steed (Pie In The Sky) and Judy Parfitt (Yes MinisterTake your seat for the hilarious return journey when THE GRAVY TRAIN GOES EAST! More information coming soon...Post-glasnost jewel of the Eastern European crown, the Balkan state of Slaka is a tasty treat on THE GRAVY TRAIN. Newly-liberated after years of Communist control, the little nation wants to embrace the European Community and share its bountiful fruits of capitalism and the free market. Animosity between the East and West is now a thing of the past, so why is Slakas entry into the E.C. so hotly-contested enthusiastically encouraged by the Deputy President of the EC and violently opposed by the British Government?The Balkan states economic and political disarray makes E.C. entry unlikely, but perhaps only one man can perform the required economic miracle in Salaka the na♭̈œe, bungling European dogsbody Hans Dorfmann (Christop Waltz). Confounded and manipulated by all parties, he finds himself out in the cold and expelled from Slaka but doggedly in pursuit of the states missing fortune! Filmed on location in England, Austria, Germany, Hungary and Belgium, this 2 DVD set includes all 4 parts of Malcolm Bradburys THE GRAVY TRAIN GOES EAST starring acclaimed actor Sir Ian Richardson (House of Cards), with Christoph Waltz, Francesca Annis (Reckless), Jeremy Child, Roger Lloyd-Pack (Only Fools And Horses), Maggie Steed (Pie In The Sky) and Judy Parfitt (Yes Minister
Cataloging source
QMBC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Malcolm Bradbury ; produced by Philip Hinchcliffe and Ian Warren ; directed by David Tucker
Intended audience
Censorship classification: PG
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Christoph Waltz, Ian Richardson, Alexei Sayle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1934-2007
  • 1932-2000
  • 1947 Mar. 28-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sayle, Alexei
  • Waltz, Christoph
  • Richardson, Ian
  • Bradbury, Malcolm
  • Tucker, David
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
Runtime
210
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • European Community
  • Political satire, English
  • Television mini-series
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The gravy train goes east, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 1990
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Control code
000043806678
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 210 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MMA4144
System control number
(OCoLC)310849319
System details
PAL ; All regions
Label
The gravy train goes east, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 1990
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Control code
000043806678
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 210 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MMA4144
System control number
(OCoLC)310849319
System details
PAL ; All regions

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