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VCD DS 135 R93 J48 [COL]


Fiddler on the roof

Main Title: Fiddler on the roof [videorecording] / The Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison.

Published/Created: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001, c1971.

Description: 3 videodiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca.178 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Local Call No: VCD DS 135 R93 J48

Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971. Based on the stage play by Joseph Stein, adapted from the stories of Sholem Aleichem ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams. Special features: "Norman Jewison, filmmaker" documentary, audio commentary by Norman Jewison and Topol, never-before-available deleted song "Any day now", "Tevye's dream" in full color, stories of Sholom Aleichem and historical background read by Norman Jewison, and storyboard to film comparison. Rated G

Cast: 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

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.

Subject: Jews -- Ukraine -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Subject: Jews -- Russia -- Drama.
Subject: Jews -- Soviet Union -- Persecutions -- Drama.
Subject: Antisemitism -- Drama.

Related Name: Jewison, Norman.
Related Name: Topol.
Related Name: Crane, Norma.

videorecording VCD ca. 178 min.
3 videodiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 178 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©1971,  2001, MGM Home Entertainment , Santa Monica, CA
Distributed by United Artists
AV Material ID 1000006831
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