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The Resource Gods and monsters, Lions Gate Films, Showtime and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present a Regent Entertainment production in association with Gregg Feinberg, a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Feinberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)

Gods and monsters, Lions Gate Films, Showtime and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present a Regent Entertainment production in association with Gregg Feinberg, a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Feinberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)

Label
Gods and monsters
Title
Gods and monsters
Statement of responsibility
Lions Gate Films, Showtime and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present a Regent Entertainment production in association with Gregg Feinberg, a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Feinberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein, " "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
Related
Awards note
National Board of Review: Best picture, Best actor (McKellin); Los Angeles Film Critics: Best actor; Golden Globe Award: Best actress (Redgrave); Independent spirit awards: Best feature, Best male lead, Best female supporting actor; Academy Award: Best screenplay adaptation, 1998.
Cataloging source
VPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz; editor, Virginia Katz; music, Carter Burwell
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in Spanish, English ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1968-
  • 1943-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Condon, Bill
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Fraser, Brendan
  • Redgrave, Lynn
  • Bram, Christopher
  • Lion's Gate Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
  • BBC Films
  • Showtime Entertainment
  • Flashpoint (Firm)
  • Regent Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whale, James
  • Gay motion picture producers and directors
  • Frankenstein films
  • Older gay men
  • British
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gods and monsters, Lions Gate Films, Showtime and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present a Regent Entertainment production in association with Gregg Feinberg, a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Feinberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Specifications: Dolby surround; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, enhanced for 16x9 tvs
  • Based upon the novel: Father of Frankenstein / by Christopher Bram
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1998
  • Includes documentary: The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker
  • Special features: Directors's commentary with Bill Condon ; The making of Gods & Monsters -- Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52499305
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [105 min.]
Isbn
9781588177858
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398833222
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
VM8332D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 475256
  • (Sirsi) o52499305
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gods and monsters, Lions Gate Films, Showtime and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present a Regent Entertainment production in association with Gregg Feinberg, a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Feinberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Specifications: Dolby surround; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, enhanced for 16x9 tvs
  • Based upon the novel: Father of Frankenstein / by Christopher Bram
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1998
  • Includes documentary: The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker
  • Special features: Directors's commentary with Bill Condon ; The making of Gods & Monsters -- Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52499305
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [105 min.]
Isbn
9781588177858
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398833222
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
VM8332D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 475256
  • (Sirsi) o52499305
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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