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Fiddler on the roof [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Norman Jewison ; Mirisch Production Company ; producer/director, Norman Jewison ; screenplay, Joseph Stein.

Edition:
Widescreen version.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [1998]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (179 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916 -- Film adaptations.
Jews -- Ukraine -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recording for the hearing impaired.
Language:
In English. Includes French and Spanish language tracks, and captions/subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
System Details:
DVD ; Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack ; Region 1.
Summary:
Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof.
Participant:
Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann.
Credits:
Photography, Oswald Morris ; editors, Antony Gibbs, Robert Lawrence ; soloist, Isaac Stern ; music by Jerry Bock ; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.
Notes:
Based on the stage play by Joseph Stein, adapted from the stories of Sholem Aleichem ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Includes: audio commentary by Norman Jewison and Topol ; original theatrica trailer.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Jewison, Norman, 1926- , Producer, Director
Stein, Joseph. , Screenwriter
Topol, 1935- , Actor
Crane, Norma, 1931-1973. , Actor
Frey, Leonard, 1938-1988. , Actor
Picon, Molly. , Actor
Mann, Paul, 1913-1985. , Actor
Bock, Jerry. , Composer
Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001. , Performer
Harnick, Sheldon. , Lyricist
Mirisch Company. , Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0792838955
9780792838951
OCLC:
39767071
Publisher Number:
906728 MGM Home Entertainment
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