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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Related
Cataloging source
C7D
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; editor, Debra Neil ; production designer, Barbara Ling ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; executive producers, Norman Lear and Andrew Meyer
Dewey number
791.43
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in Spanish and French; English captions
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F744 2004
PerformerNote
Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell, Stan Shaw, Gailard Sartain, Cicely Tyson
Runtime
137
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
  • Title from disc label
  • Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Bonus features: Moments of discovery: the making of Fried Green Tomatoes ; feature commentary with director, Jon Avnet ; Jon Avnet's director's notes ; Production photographs ; Poster campaign
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn696023924
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen collector's ed., extended version.
Extent
1 videodisc (137 min.)
Isbn
9780783229416
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192024429
  • 2519202442
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)696023924
System details
DVD; region 1, anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, English Dolby surround, NTSC
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
  • Title from disc label
  • Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Bonus features: Moments of discovery: the making of Fried Green Tomatoes ; feature commentary with director, Jon Avnet ; Jon Avnet's director's notes ; Production photographs ; Poster campaign
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn696023924
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen collector's ed., extended version.
Extent
1 videodisc (137 min.)
Isbn
9780783229416
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192024429
  • 2519202442
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)696023924
System details
DVD; region 1, anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, English Dolby surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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