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talking classic audiobook cassettes 1996 p g wodehouse's the intimitable jeeves read by jonathan cecil
talking classic audiobook cassettes 1996 p g wodehouse's the intimitable jeeves read by jonathan cecil
by P. G. Wodehouse
Edition: Audio Cassette

5.0 out of 5 stars ABRIDGED BUT STILL TOPS, 29 Jun 2011
Cecil is THE definitive Wodehouse voice. Although this version is abridged it is still enjoyable, but would advise you buy the full version if you can.


David Lean: A Biography
David Lean: A Biography
by Kevin Brownlow
Edition: Paperback
Price: 20.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars EPIC, 25 Jun 2011
The only book on David Lean you will ever need. Stunning. At over eight hundred pages as epic as his films. Contains amazing photos.


Carry on, Jeeves
Carry on, Jeeves
by P. G. Wodehouse
Edition: Audio Cassette

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars CARRY ON JEEVES, 13 Jun 2011
This review is from: Carry on, Jeeves (Audio Cassette)
Martin Jarvis is a good reader but these stories are better told by the excellent Jonathon Cecil. For me Cecil is the definitive Wodehouse voice.


Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes [DVD] [1939]
Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes [DVD] [1939]
Dvd ~ Alfred L Werker
Price: 9.01

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars BEST RATHBONE/HOLMES MOVIE, 2 Dec 2010
The best outing for Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes.

It has far more depth than the slightly thin adaptation of Hound of the Baskervilles, featuring the same main actors.

Downside to this DVD is it has no extras, not even a trailer and no work has been done to polish the picture quality or sound, so it does look rough. It also lacks any subtitles.

However the film itself is the most important thing and this is excellent.


The Old Curiosity Shop [DVD]
The Old Curiosity Shop [DVD]
Dvd ~ Derek Jacobi
Price: 5.00

14 of 18 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars DULL, 10 Nov 2010
This review is from: The Old Curiosity Shop [DVD] (DVD)
Run of the mill ITV adaptation.

At only two hours it is impossible to be faithful to the novel. In truth, it feels rushed. A proper version of this is yet to be made.
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Johnsons 4Fleas Tablets for Cats & Kittens
Johnsons 4Fleas Tablets for Cats & Kittens
Offered by yarmouthpetstores
Price: 8.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars MUST BUY FOR FLEAS, 7 Oct 2010
I HAVE USED COUNTLESS FLEA PRODUCTS BUT THIS IS THE BEST. TABLETS ARE TINY AND EASY TO SWALLOW FOR THE CAT. HOWEVER IT ONLY KILLS ADULT FLEAS. TO MAKE SURE FLEA EGGS AND LARVAE ARE ALSO DESTROYED YOU WILL NEED TO BUY JOHNSON'S FLEAS PROTECTOR SPOT ON FOR CATS. THAT WAY YOUR CAT SHOULD BE TOTALLY FLEA FREE.


Seven Ages of Britain [DVD]
Seven Ages of Britain [DVD]
Dvd ~ David Dimbleby
Price: 23.95

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE DIMBLE DOES IT AGAIN!, 8 Sep 2010
This review is from: Seven Ages of Britain [DVD] (DVD)
entertaining, enlightening, and fantastic to look at. the bbc obviously spent a fortune on the production and every penny shows. fast paced and energetic, you will never be bored. dimbleby is a great presenter. five out of five.


Stone, A Biography of Oliver Stone: the controversies, excesses, and exploits of a radical filmmaker
Stone, A Biography of Oliver Stone: the controversies, excesses, and exploits of a radical filmmaker
by James Riordan
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars CONSPIRACY MAN, 8 July 2010
This is an authorised biography that includes interviews with Stone himself, conducted by the writer of the book. Stone is utterly honest and the book does not fudge the truth. The section on his time in Vietnam as a soldier is intense and hard to read because of it. I nearly put the book down it was so harrowing. But I kept on reading and am glad I did. It covers his films in minute detail, in particular Platoon and JFK. Although the book was published before he made later movies like World Trade Center and W, it is still a vital read due to the involvement of the subject himself. A fine, well written book about a very troubled, intense but hugely talented and likeable man.


Hitch : the life and times of Alfred Hitchcock / by John Russell Taylor
Hitch : the life and times of Alfred Hitchcock / by John Russell Taylor
by John Russell Taylor
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT BIOGRAPHY, 7 July 2010
Very detailed, respectful biography. Concentrates on Hitchcock the film maker and not the personality. We all know Hitch was a control freak on set but most directors are. He had his faults and this book does not pretend he is perfect but neither does it dwell on the nastier side of the cinematic master. Second best book about the film maker after ALFRED HITCHCOCK A LIFE IN DARKNESS AND LIGHT by Patrick McGilligan.


The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock
The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock
by Donald Spoto
Edition: Paperback

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars second greatest hitchcock book ever, 1 July 2010
A not always flattering view of the man known as hitch. The title sort of sums up the book really, as it should. It shows hitchcock's dark side; he could be a control freak and obsessive to the point of madness with his female stars. He tended to treat them as serfs.

Like all of us he was less than perfect but he was a genius, probably the greatest director of all time. And he too had his lighter side, which is not shown enough in the book. If it does have a fault it tends to take the subjects twisted sense of humour a little too serious.

The authour is American and one gets the feeling he does not understand the irony in Hitch's humour. But this is a must for serious film fans and wannabe directors, writers etc.

By the way the best Hitchcock book ever is A life in darkness and light by Patrick McGilligan. The director of Deliverance described it as definitive.
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