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The Resource True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne, (videorecording)

True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne, (videorecording)

Label
True stories
Title
True stories
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Performer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Original music by Talking Heads ; director of photography, Ed Lachman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T78 2018
PerformerNote
David Byrne, John Goodman, Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen, Spalding Gray
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1951-
  • 1952-
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  • Byrne, David
  • Murphy, Karen
  • Pressman, Edward R.
  • Tobolowsky, Stephen
  • Henley, Beth
  • Goodman, John
  • McEnroe, Annie
  • Allen, Jo Harvey
  • Talking Heads (Musical group)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
89
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
951
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  • Texas
  • Talent shows
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Bachelors
  • Mate selection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Restored 4K digital transfer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Accompanying insert includes an essay by Rebecca Bengal
  • Special features: New documentary about the film's production -- "Real life" a short documentary -- "Not time to look back", a new homage to Virgil, Texas -- New program about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and role in the film -- Deleted scenes -- Trailer -- Essasy by critic Rebecca Bengal
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (unpaged : color illustrations).
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
Control code
on1056157945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781681435275
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515223812
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2970D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1294493
  • (Sirsi) o1056157945
  • (OCoLC)1056157945
System details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); NTSC, region 1; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Restored 4K digital transfer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Accompanying insert includes an essay by Rebecca Bengal
  • Special features: New documentary about the film's production -- "Real life" a short documentary -- "Not time to look back", a new homage to Virgil, Texas -- New program about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and role in the film -- Deleted scenes -- Trailer -- Essasy by critic Rebecca Bengal
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (unpaged : color illustrations).
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
Control code
on1056157945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781681435275
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515223812
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2970D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1294493
  • (Sirsi) o1056157945
  • (OCoLC)1056157945
System details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); NTSC, region 1; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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