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Title The hippopotamus / The Electric Shadow Company ; writers, Blanche McIntyre and Tom Hodgson ; produced by Jay Taylor, Alexa Seligman ; directed by John Jencks.

Publication Info. Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD HIPPOPOTAMUS    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical 5.1 surround 2.0 stereo Dolby digital rda
DVD-video NTSC rda
video file DVD video all regions rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Cast Matthew Modine, Russell Tovey, Roger Allam, Tommy Knight, Emily Berrington.
Credits Music, Samuel Karl Bohn, Antonio Sanchez.
Note Based on the book The hippopotamus by Stephen Fry.
DVD release of the 2017 motion picture.
Summary It is the story of a poet who is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. The disgruntled, cantankerous, semi-famous poet Ted Wallace is hired to investigate strange doings at Lord and Lady Logan's country manor, Swafford Hall.
Note Special features: Making of ; Book to screen ; Interview.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Fry, Stephen, 1957- -- Film adaptations.
Miracles -- Drama.
Curiosities and wonders -- Drama.
Poets -- Drama.
Curiosities and wonders. (OCoLC)fst00885285
Miracles. (OCoLC)fst01023535
Poets. (OCoLC)fst01067778
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Jencks, John, film director.
McIntyre, Blanche, screenwriter.
Hodgson, Tom, screenwriter.
Taylor, Jay, film producer.
Modine, Matthew, actor.
Tovey, Russell, actor.
Allam, Roger, actor.
Berrington, Emily, actor.
Knight, Tommy, 1993- actor.
Seligman, Alexa, film producer.
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Fry, Stephen, 1957- Hippopotamus.
Electric Shadow Company, production company.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 085365649828
Music No. LITDV56498 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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