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John le Carre's Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy [videorecording] / A BBC television production in association with Paramount ; produced by Jonathan Powell ; [directed by John Irvin].

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going backwards over very old ground.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library DVD JOHN (Text) 37801000354066 DVD DVD None 07/26/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1598286919
  • ISBN: 9781598286915
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 108 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, Md. : Acorn Media, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by John Le Carre; dramatized by Arthur Hopcraft.
DVD release of the 1980 BBC miniseries.
Special features: Digitally remastered, interview with John le Carre, production notes, cast filmographies, and le Carre biography and booklist.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Tony Pierce Roberts ; film editor, Chris Wimble ; music, Geoffrey Burgon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Alec Guinness (George Smiley), Ian Richardson, Michael Aldridge, Ian Bannen, Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett, and Anthony Bate.
Summary, etc.:
Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going backwards over very old ground.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital.
DVD.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Intelligence service > Great Britain > Drama.
Smiley, George (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Genre: Spy television programs > Great Britain.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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