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Title Tales of the city [(DVD) videorecording] / a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4 ; produced in association with American Playhouse and KQED San Francisco ; produced by Alan Poul ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; directed by Alastair Reid.

Edition Complete 6-episode unedited edition.
Publication Info. [London] : Channel Four Television Corporation, [2002]
Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media.
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 Nichols Adult Television Shows  TV TAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 3 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, original television presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Based on the novel by Armistead Maupin.
Originally broadcast in the US as a television mini-series on PBS in 1994.
Special features: Audio commentary [on episodes 1, 3, and 6 with Armistead Maupin, director Alastair Reid, Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney and Barbara Garrick]; Behind-the-scenes; Armistead Maupin biography [text feature]; Cast biographies [text feature].
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Olympia Dukakis (Anna Madrigal), Donald Moffat (Edgar Halcyon), Laura Linney (Mary Ann Singleton), Marcus D'Amico (Michael Tolliver), William Campbell (John Fielden), Thomas Gibson (Beauchamp Day), Paul Gross (Brian Hawkins), Barbara Garrick (DeDe Halcyon Day), Chloe Webb (Mona Ramsey).
Credits Director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; editor, David Gamble ; original music, John E. Keane.
Audience Not rated. Recommended for mature audiences.
Summary In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection.
Awards Outstanding Mini-Series, GLAAD Media Awards, 1995; Peabody Award, 1995.
Subject Maupin, Armistead -- Television adaptations.
Maupin, Armistead -- Film adaptations.
City and town life -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Gay men -- United States -- Drama.
Single women -- Drama.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Drama.
Genre Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Poul, Alan.
Kramer, Richard.
Reid, Alastair, 1939-2011.
Dukakis, Olympia.
Moffat, Donald, 1930-
Linney, Laura.
D'Amico, Marcus.
Campbell, William, 1959-
Gibson, Thomas, 1962-
Gross, Paul, 1959-
Garrick, Barbara.
Webb, Chloe.
Maupin, Armistead. Tales of the city.
Propaganda Films (Firm)
Working Title Films.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Added Title Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city
American playhouse (Television program)
Tales of the city (Television program)
ISBN 1569385424
Standard No. 054961542499
Music No. AMP-5424 Acorn Media
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