The Resource Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)

Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)

Label
Fried green tomatoes
Title
Fried green tomatoes
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Cataloging source
JP3
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; co-producer, Ric Rondell ; editor, Debra Neil ; production designer, Barbara Ling ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; executive producers, Norman Lear and Andrew Meyer
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned. In English with optional subtitles in Spanish and French
LC call number
PS3556.L26
LC item number
F7 2004
PerformerNote
Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1966-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bates, Kathy
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Masterson, Mary Stuart
  • Parker, Mary-Louise
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Avnet, Jon
  • Flagg, Fannie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Act III Communications
  • Electric Shadow Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
137
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Southern States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features include documentary film: Moments of discovery, interviews with cast, commentary with the director and scene specific notes, production photographs, poster campagin, theatrical trailers, and more
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1; anamorphic widescreen
  • Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
Bar code
  • 31223105051933
  • 31223105051909
  • 31223105051917
  • 31223105051891
  • 31223105051859
  • 31223105051826
  • 31223105051867
  • 31223111861366
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hrs., 17 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192024429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60329335
System details
DVD; English Dolby surround stereo; extended version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features include documentary film: Moments of discovery, interviews with cast, commentary with the director and scene specific notes, production photographs, poster campagin, theatrical trailers, and more
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1; anamorphic widescreen
  • Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
Bar code
  • 31223105051933
  • 31223105051909
  • 31223105051917
  • 31223105051891
  • 31223105051859
  • 31223105051826
  • 31223105051867
  • 31223111861366
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hrs., 17 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192024429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60329335
System details
DVD; English Dolby surround stereo; extended version
Video recording format
DVD

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