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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency / The Weinstein Company ; Home Box Office ; BBC ; Mirage Enterprises ; Cinechicks ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; series producer, Tim Bricknell.

DVD DVD (c2009.)
Description: 3 videodiscs (480 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; [Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, distributor], c2009.
19 of 21 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 21 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9781419883385
  • ISBN: 1419883380
General Note: Title from container.
Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.
Originally broadcast on HBO television.
Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season.
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Contents: Pilot: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency -- Episode 1: The big bonanza -- Episode 2: Poison -- Episode 3: The boy with an African heart -- Episode 4: Problems in moral philosophy -- Episode 5: Beauty and integrity -- Episode 6: A real Botswana diamond.
Participant or Performer: Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose.
Summary: Follows Mma Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Mma Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her.
Target Audience:
System Details:
DVD, widescreen (letterbox); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Authors: Bricknell, Timothy. (Added Author). Scott, Jill, 1972- (Added Author). Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- (Added Author). McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- (Added Author). Weinstein Company. (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm) (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). Mirage Enterprises. (Added Author). Cinechicks (Firm) (Added Author). Film Afrika Worldwide (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Number One Ladies' Detective Agency
Citation: Bricknell, Timothy. "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency." New York, NY : Home Box Office ; 2009.
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