The Wipers Times

The Wipers Times

DVD - 2014
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It's 1916 and British Captain Fred Roberts and his detachment discover an abandoned printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium. Roberts has an idea, he will produce a newspaper to raise the spirits of his soldiers, taking their minds off 'the attentions of Messrs Hun and Company' They call it The Wipers Times, after the army slang for Ypres, and fill it with spoofs, jokes, and subversive comedy. A hit with the troops on the Western Front, it also incurs the wrath of top brass who want it banned.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, 2014.
ISBN: 9781627890311
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
digital,optical,rda
Alternative Title: Wipers Times (Motion picture)

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