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The Bespoke Overcoat

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[[Performer~P217292~Nikolai Gogol~nikolaigogol]]'s classic short story The Overcoat was adapted for British consumption into The Bespoke Overcoat. Comic actor [[Performer~P4443~Alfie Bass~alfiebass]] plays a clothing-store clerk who'd like to own one of the sales items in his store. He is denied this pleasure by his hardhearted boss, so the clerk persuades a tailor friend ([[Performer~P39163~David Kossoff~davidkossoff]]) to whip up a duplicate overcoat. When the clerk dies of pneumonia, his ghost...more

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