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Well subtitledThe Chinese Detective: Series 1 and 2 (1982)

Region: 2
UPC/Barcode: 5014503252724
Released: 14th April 2008
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 4
Catalogue No: BBCDVD2527
Category: Television, Drama
Format: DVD / Box Set
The Chinese Detective: Series 1 and 2 (1982) (Box Set) (Retail / Rental)


Well subtitled This DVD title is well subtitled - all or nearly all extras have English subtitles. [explanation]

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Submitted by amadeus1756 on 29th August 2011:
Well subtitled"Main feature has English subtitles for the hard of hearing. There are no extra features. Picture quality not brilliant (made in 1981/2) but acceptable enough for what in it's time was a minor classic."

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Film information

Story: All 14 episodes from the British police drama of the early 1980s starring David Yip as Detective Sergeant John Ho - the cool, maverick London cop with an unorthodox approach to crime-solving. The series was the first on UK television to provide a lead role for an actor of Chinese descent and successfully represented Chinese culture without resorting to tired racial stereotypes. Episodes comprise: 'Release', 'Hammer and Nails', 'The Four from Fulham', 'Income Tax', 'Washing', 'Ice and Dust', 'Trials', 'Oblomov', 'Wheels Between Wheels', 'Tapdancer', 'Bounty Hunter', 'Chorale', 'Pasts' and 'Secret State'.

Starring: David Yip, Larrington Walker, Derek Martin, Arthur Kelly, Robert Lee, Allan Surtees, Richard Rees, John Bott, Alan Ford, Peter Dean

Produced by: Ian Kennedy Martin

DVD information

Studio/distributor: 2 Entertain

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