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Fairy tale : a true story

Author: Wendy FinermanBruce DaveyErnie ContrerasCharles SturridgeFlorence HoathAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2003], ©1997.
Series: Widescreen DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fantasy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Photographs Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Finerman; Bruce Davey; Ernie Contreras; Charles Sturridge; Florence Hoath; Elizabeth Earl; Paul McGann; Phoebe Nicholls; Peter O'Toole; Harvey Keitel; Bill Nighy; Bob Peck; Anton Lesser; Michael Coulter; Sam Riley; Zbigniew Preisner; Shirley Russell; Michael Howells; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Icon Productions.
ISBN: 079219411X 9780792194118
OCLC Number: 53295688
Language Note: English or French dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Director of photogaphy, Michael Coulter; art director, Sam Riley; editor, Peter Coulson; music, Zbignew Preisner; costume designer, Shirley Russell; production designer, Michael Howells.
Cast: Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Paul McGann, Phoebe Nicholls, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nighy, Bob Peck, Anton Lesser.
Awards: BAFTA Awards, 1998: BAFTA Childrens' Award - Best Children's Film (Wendy Finerman, Bruce Davey, Charles Sturridge).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1 encoding, widescreen version (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Series Title: Widescreen DVD collection.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge.

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Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?

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