[Tellico-users] IMDB title searches return nothing

Robby Stephenson robby at periapsis.org
Sat Dec 22 06:20:48 UTC 2012

On 12/21/2012 01:45 AM, Morten Bo Johansen wrote:
> I use Tellico 2.3.5+dfsg.1-4 from Debian Testing. As the subject says,
> title searches on the IMDB do not return any results. Any search always
> gets you the message: "The search returned no items". Searches on IMDB
> for persons appear to work as they should. The current host for searches
> on IMDB is akas.imdb.com. Could I try another host to get title searches
> back?

Unfortunately, there's nothing to do, the perils of reading HTML instead 
of having an API. I've fixed Tellico for the next release, but until 
then, you'll have to use other data sources for movies. The Movie 
Database and Freebase are both good.


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