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Father of the bride [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

Edition:
Standard version.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Streeter, Edward, 1891-1976 -- Film adaptations.
Fathers and daughters -- United States -- Drama.
Weddings -- Drama.
Marriage -- United States -- Drama.
Family in motion pictures.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In English and French with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Korean.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws.
Participant:
Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Leo G. Carroll, Moroni Olsen.
Credits:
Director of photography, John Alton ; editor, Ferris Webster ; music, Adolph Deutsch.
Notes:
Originally produced as motion picture in 1950.
Based on the novel by Edward Streeter.
Special features include: newsreels (President Truman meets father of the bride, and Wedding bells for movie star Elizabeth Taylor); theatrical trailer; behind-the-scenes notes and scene index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Contributor:
Minnelli, Vincente. , Director
Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996 ,
Goodrich, Frances. , Screenwriter
Hackett, Albert. , Screenwriter
Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967 , Actor
Bennett, Joan, 1910-1990 , Actor
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932- , Actor
Deutsch, Adolph, 1897-1980 , Composer
Streeter, Edward, 1891-1976 , Author
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm). , Distributor
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
ISBN:
0790744643
OCLC:
52262452
Publisher Number:
012569508224
65082 Warner Home Video
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