Myth Makers 15: Jon Pertwee
 

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Starring: Jon Pertwee
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Editions:  UK UK (1st VHS) | US US (VHS) | UK UK (2nd VHS)
Note:Subsequently re-released on DVD twice, as part of Jon Pertwee & The Directors and The Doctors: The Jon Pertwee Years.

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Edition: UK UK (1st VHS)
Released:  January 1989
Publisher:  Reeltime Pictures
Format: 1 x VHS PAL
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Cover blurb:
"There's nothing more alarming than coming home and finding a Yeti on your loo in Tooting Bec..."

JON PERTWEE is, quite simply, a star. From vaudeville, through theatre, radio in THE NAVY LARK, films, records and television, including DOCTOR WHO and WORZEL GUMMIDGE, Jon has for over thirty years been appreciated by audiences worldwide.

Now you can discover the wit and warmth of the man himself in this especially extended Myth Makers presentation.

Interviewed by NICHOLAS BRIGGS, Jon discusses his public and private life providing the most comprehensive visual biography of this talented and versatile entertainer to date.

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Edition: US US (VHS)
Title:  Myth Makers Vol. 4: Jon Pertwee
Released:  January 1989
Publisher:  Pleiades Home Entertainment
Format: VHS NTSC
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Note:  Fourth of 17 Myth Makers videos released in the US, which confusingly followed a different numbering scheme to the original British releases. Preceded by Volume 3: The Men from UNIT and followed by Volume 5: Women of the '60s.

Cover blurb:
1970. The BBC launches its color service with the latest season of "Doctor Who". But there were more changes than the addition of color. Viewers watches as Jon Pertwee, veteran film actor, stumbled from the TARDIS and set the series on an entirely different course.

This entire volume of Myth Makers is devoted to the fascinating man behind the character.

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Edition: UK UK (2nd VHS)
Released:  November 1996
Publisher:  Reeltime Pictures
Format: 1 x VHS PAL
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Note:  Remastered edition (no extra footage).

Cover blurb:
"There's nothing more alarming than coming home and finding a Yeti on your loo in Tooting Bec..."

JON PERTWEE was quite simply a star. From vaudeville, through theatre, radio in the NAVY LARK, films, records and television, including DOCTOR WHO and WORZEL GUMMIDGE, he entertained audiences worldwide for fifty years.

Recorded at JON's home in 1989, this interview by NICHOLAS BRIGGS provides the most comprehensive visual biography of this talented and versatile entertainer ever recorded.

This is not a tribute... it's a unique personal testament.


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