Burke & Hare
DVD
2011
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Set in the 1820's. William Burke and William Hare luck into some easy money when they discover they can sell a fresh cadaver to Dr. Knox at Edinburgh Medical College for dissection. However, the next cadaver is not quite so easy to obtain, and when word gets out of how profitable the trade is, the duo find themselves blackmailed and in dire need of more bodies. Based on a true story.

Item Details
Subjects:
Body snatching -- Scotland -- Drama.
Burke, William, 1792-1829 -- Drama.
Extortion -- Drama.
Hare, William, 1792?-1870 -- Drama.
Serial murderers -- Scotland -- Drama.
Genre:
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Ashworth, Piers, screenwriter.
Ealing Studios.
Entertainment Film Distributors (Firm)
Fisher, Isla, 1976- actor.
Fragile Films, production company.
IFC Films.
Landis, John, 1950- film director.
MPI Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Moorcroft, Nick, 1979- screenwriter.
Pegg, Simon, 1970- actor.
Serkis, Andy, actor.
ISBN:
9780788614378
0788614371
Description:
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Title:
Burke and Hare
Notes:
Based on a true story.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Bonus features: outtakes ; behind the scenes ; deleted scenes ; interviews ; trailer.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Directed by John Landis ; written by Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft ; produced by Barnaby Thompson ; director of photography, John Mathieson ; music, Joby Talbot.
Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Isla Fisher, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Hynes, Bill Bailey, Hugh Bonneville, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee.
English audio ; Spanish subtitles.
LCCN:
2011033868
Publisher or Distributor Number:
IFC9801
IFC9801
Link to PAC
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