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The Resource The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates Ltd. ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; screenplay by David Berry ; directed by Lindsay Anderson

The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates Ltd. ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; screenplay by David Berry ; directed by Lindsay Anderson

Label
The whales of August
Title
The whales of August
Statement of responsibility
an Alive Films production with Circle Associates Ltd. ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; screenplay by David Berry ; directed by Lindsay Anderson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Two elderly sisters who have spent sixty summers on a Maine island together must finally decide whether to give up their family home, independence and life together
Cataloging source
UOK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Mike Fash ; editor, Nicolas Gaster ; music, Alan Price
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W43 2003
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-
  • 1923-1994
  • 1908-1989
  • 1893-1993
  • 1911-1993
  • 1909-
  • 1943-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pfeiffer, Carolyn
  • Kaplan, Mike
  • Anderson, Lindsay
  • Davis, Bette
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Price, Vincent
  • Southern, Ann
  • Fash, Mike
  • Gaster, Nicolas
  • Price, Alan
  • Berry, David
  • Alive Films
  • Circle Associates
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
91
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older women
  • Sisters
  • Ancianas
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates Ltd. ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; screenplay by David Berry ; directed by Lindsay Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally issued as motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the play: The whales of August / by David Berry
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
955817
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Isbn
9780792858546
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1005342
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 955817
  • (OCoLC)53121016
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono, widescreen and standard formats presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates Ltd. ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; screenplay by David Berry ; directed by Lindsay Anderson
Publication
Note
  • Originally issued as motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the play: The whales of August / by David Berry
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
955817
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Isbn
9780792858546
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1005342
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 955817
  • (OCoLC)53121016
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono, widescreen and standard formats presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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