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Burke & Hare, IFC Films, Entertainment Film Distributors and Ealing Studios present a Fragile film, in association with Aegis Film Fund, Prescience, and Quickfire Films ; screenplay by Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft ; produced by Barnaby Thompson ; directed by John Landis

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Burke & Hare, IFC Films, Entertainment Film Distributors and Ealing Studios present a Fragile film, in association with Aegis Film Fund, Prescience, and Quickfire Films ; screenplay by Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft ; produced by Barnaby Thompson ; directed by John Landis
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Main title
Burke & Hare
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
760220203
Responsibility statement
IFC Films, Entertainment Film Distributors and Ealing Studios present a Fragile film, in association with Aegis Film Fund, Prescience, and Quickfire Films ; screenplay by Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft ; produced by Barnaby Thompson ; directed by John Landis
Runtime
92
Summary
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
Technique
live action
resource.variantTitle
Burke and Hare

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