Once In A Lifetime. Image shows from L to R: May Daniels (Zoë Wanamaker), Jerry Hyland (Kristoffer Tabori), Herman Glogauer (David Suchet), George Lewis (Niall Buggy), Unknown. Copyright: BBC.

Once In A Lifetime (1988)

Once In A Lifetime

British-American TV adaptation of George S Kaufman and Moss Hart's 1930 Broadway comedy, a satire on Hollywood's golden age

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1988
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Starring
Zoë Wanamaker, David Suchet, Niall Buggy, Kristoffer Tabori, Sheila Gish, Edward Petherbridge, Rosemary Leach, Lynda Marchal and others
Writers
Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Director
Robin Midgley
Producer
Shaun Sutton

Talking pictures have come to Hollywood, threatening the careers of top stars and multi-million-dollar studio magnates alike. Silent pictures are over - how can the stars learn to talk? An out-of-work vaudeville team comes to the rescue...

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