Item Details

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Alan J.W. Bell ; by Douglas Adams
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
This compilation contains all six episodes of the BBC's adaptation of a sci-fi fantasy about an unassuming Englishman and his outwardly average neighbor who is actually an alien from the vicinity of Betelgeuse.
Performers
Simon Jones, Peter Jones, David Dixon, Sandra Dickinson, Mark Wing-Davey.
Release Date
1981
Run Time
200 min.
Language
In English with optional descriptive English subtitles
Notes
  • Originally produced as a BBC television series in 1981.
  • Adapted from the BBC Radio series.
Related Title
Tomorrow's world (Television program)
Pebble Mill.
Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Radio program)
Contents
Special features (Disc 1): optional production notes for each episode. Special features (Disc 2): out-takes and deleted scenes; behind-the-scenes footage from Tomorrow's world and Pebble Mill at one; the making of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (59 min.); short film of scene created for the radio production; Douglas Adams tribute program from Omnibus (49 min.); additional footage not used in the "Making of" documentary (26 min.); introduction by Peter Jones; photo gallery; original trailers.
ISBN
0790766086, 9780790766089, 1419815156, 9781419815157
Credits
Music, Tim Souster, Paddy Kingsland ; [Episode 5] written by Douglas Adams, additional material, John Lloyd.
Published
[London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 2002.
Publisher no.
  • E1617 Warner Home Video
  • E2357 BBC Video
Description
2 videodiscs (200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; mono or remixed stereo options.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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