Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey

Set 2. The Complete Seasons Three and Four

DVD - 2004
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"'Every once in a while a character and an actor fit together so precisely that it becomes hard to imagine one without the other (Sean Connery and James Bond, Jeremy Brett and Sherlock Holmes).... McKern was made to fit the eccentric, irrepressibly snide barrister who is as 'lovable as a grumpy old panda.' - The Wall Street Journal. Never plead guilty if you expect justice, ahem, to be served.And so comes another helping of inimitable RUMPOLE OF THE BAILEY tales, where if crime doesn't exactly pay--it's at least a living. Enjoy more lovably dour wisdom from our old Bailey hack, who, between defending a variety of characters, from struggling artists to massage parlor entrepreneurs, puffs away at his damp cheroot while spouting passages from the Oxford Book of English Verse. The second and third seasons come replete with Horace Rumpole's brilliant defenses, his fondness for "plonk," his wonderfully askew wig, and his sly jabs at hypocrisy-not to mention those bloody upper-class nincompoops. At least "She Who Must Be Obeyed" is around to keep things in order"--Container.
Publisher: [New York] : A&E Television : marketed and distributed by New Video, c2004
Branch Call Number: DVD RUM Set 2 TV
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (600 min. + extras) : Dolby digital, stereo. sd., col. ; 12 cm

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AJ_in_CoMo
Mar 24, 2011

The clever Rumpole works the courts his own way, out-witting his legal opponents and counseling many a shady character.

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