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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 by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; directed by Jon Avnet, (videorecording/)

Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions ; an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; directed by 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 by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; directed by Jon Avnet
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Presenter
Producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
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 octogenarian 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
IAK
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
Language note
In English with optional English SDH and subtitles in Spanish or French. Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson, Chris O'Donnell, Stan Shaw
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1948-
  • 1966-
  • 1952-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Avnet, Jon
  • Kerner, Jordan
  • Sobieski, Carol
  • Flagg, Fannie
  • Bates, Kathy
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Masterson, Mary Stuart
  • Parker, Mary-Louise
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Shaw, Stan
  • O'Donnell, Chris
  • Newman, Thomas
  • McBride, Elizabeth
  • Rondell, Ric
  • Neil-Fisher, Debra
  • Ling, Barbara
  • Simpson, Geoffrey
  • Lear, Norman
  • Meyer, Andrew
  • Flagg, Fannie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Act III Communications
  • Electric Shadow Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
137
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flagg, Fannie
  • Women
  • Older women
  • Women
  • Race relations
  • Restaurants
  • Alabama
  • Southern States
  • Cooking, American
  • Female friendship
  • Nursing home patients
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Grabaciones vídeo para los de audición disminuida
  • Discos videos digitales (DVD)
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 by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; directed by Jon Avnet, (videorecording/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: deleted scenes (2 min.); outtakes (3 min.); Moments of discovery: the making of Fried green tomatoes (66 min.); Sipsey's recipes; Jon Avnet's director notes (5 min.); production photographs (9 min.); poster campaign (3 min.); feature commentary by director Jon Avnet
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
Contents
Special features: Deleted scenes -- Outtakes -- Moments of discovery: the making of Fried Green Tomatoes -- Feature commentary with director Jon Avnet -- Jon Avnet's director's notes -- Sipsey's recipes -- Poster campaign -- Production photographs
Control code
ocn435767652
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anniversary ed. ; extended version.
Extent
1 videodisc (137 min.)
Isbn
9781417006045
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192508127
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 25081
  • 20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)435767652
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1, English Dolby Digital 5.1, anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1
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 by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; directed by Jon Avnet, (videorecording/)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: deleted scenes (2 min.); outtakes (3 min.); Moments of discovery: the making of Fried green tomatoes (66 min.); Sipsey's recipes; Jon Avnet's director notes (5 min.); production photographs (9 min.); poster campaign (3 min.); feature commentary by director Jon Avnet
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
Contents
Special features: Deleted scenes -- Outtakes -- Moments of discovery: the making of Fried Green Tomatoes -- Feature commentary with director Jon Avnet -- Jon Avnet's director's notes -- Sipsey's recipes -- Poster campaign -- Production photographs
Control code
ocn435767652
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anniversary ed. ; extended version.
Extent
1 videodisc (137 min.)
Isbn
9781417006045
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192508127
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 25081
  • 20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)435767652
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1, English Dolby Digital 5.1, anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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