The Resource Fiddler on the roof, The Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison

Fiddler on the roof, The Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison

Label
Fiddler on the roof
Title
Fiddler on the roof
Statement of responsibility
The Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison
Title variation
Fiddler on the roof [widescreen (DVD)]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Tevye is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for five unmarried daughters and a sharp-tongued wife. Faced with mounting financial strain and growing anti-Semitism, Tevye strives to maintain balance despite the precarious nature of his situation
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 1972: Best Cinematography (Oswald Morris) ; Best Music, Scoring Adaptation and Original Song Score (John Williams) ; Best Sound (Gordon K. McCallum, David Hildyard).
  • Golden Globes (USA), 1972: Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy ; Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy (Topol).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Oswald Morris ; music for stage play and film, Jerry Bock ; lyrics for stage play and film, Sheldon Harnick ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams ; original choreography, Jerome Robbins ; adapted for the screen, Tom Abbott
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
F533547 2007
PerformerNote
Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann
Runtime
181
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Fiddler on the roof, The Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for the New York stage by Harold Prince ; entire stage production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; based on the stage play "Fiddler on the roof" ; adapted from Sholom Aleichem ; stories by special arrangement with Arnold Perl
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Special features: Disc one: Audio commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol ; Disc two: "John Williams: creating a musical tradition" featurette; "Tevye's daughters" featurette; "Set in reality: production design" featurette; "Songs of 'Fiddler on the roof': featurette; "Norman Jewison looks back" featurette; "Tevye's dream sequence": original print and full color side-by-side comparison and an introduction by Norman Jewison; "Norman Jewison, filmmaker" documentary; historical background: read by Norman Jewison with photographs by Ann Weiss; "The stories of Sholom Aleichem" read by Norman Jewison; deleted song "Any day now"; production design and storyboards; photographic production diary
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (181 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616063281
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
106328
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm82372302
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fiddler on the roof, The Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for the New York stage by Harold Prince ; entire stage production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; based on the stage play "Fiddler on the roof" ; adapted from Sholom Aleichem ; stories by special arrangement with Arnold Perl
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Special features: Disc one: Audio commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol ; Disc two: "John Williams: creating a musical tradition" featurette; "Tevye's daughters" featurette; "Set in reality: production design" featurette; "Songs of 'Fiddler on the roof': featurette; "Norman Jewison looks back" featurette; "Tevye's dream sequence": original print and full color side-by-side comparison and an introduction by Norman Jewison; "Norman Jewison, filmmaker" documentary; historical background: read by Norman Jewison with photographs by Ann Weiss; "The stories of Sholom Aleichem" read by Norman Jewison; deleted song "Any day now"; production design and storyboards; photographic production diary
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (181 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616063281
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
106328
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm82372302
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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