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Fiddler on the roof

Author: Norman JewisonJoseph SteinTopolNorma CraneLeonard FreyAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2-disc collector's edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Jewison; Joseph Stein; Topol; Norma Crane; Leonard Frey; Molly Picon; Paul Mann; Oswald Morris; Antony Gibbs; Robert Lawrence; Isaac Stern; Jerry Bock; Sheldon Harnick; Sholem Aleichem; John Williams; Mirisch Company.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 81305956
Language Note: English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Based on the stage play by Joseph Stein, adapted from the stories of Sholem Aleichem.
Special features, disc 1: Audio commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol. disc 2: Featurettes: John Williams: creating a musical tradition; Tevye's daughters; Set in reality production design; Songs of Fiddler on the roof; Historical background: read by Norman Jewison with photographs by Ann Weiss; Norman Jewison, filmmaker / National Film Board of Canada ; director, Douglas Jackson (1971; 49 min.); Norman Jewison looks back; Tevye's dream in full color; The stories of Sholom Aleichem, read by Norman Jewison. Deleted song, "Any day now"; Production design and storyboards; still gallery, trailers & tv spots.
Credits: Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editors, Antony Gibbs, Robert Lawrence ; original choreography by Jerome Robbins ; adapted by Tom Abbott ; soloist, Isaac Stern ; music, Jerry Bock ; lyrics, Sheldon Harnick ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams.
Cast: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann, Rosalind Harris, Michele Marsh, Neva Small, Michael Glaser, Raymond Lovelock, Zvee Scooler, Louis Zorich.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (181 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film --
disc 2. Special features.
Other Titles: Norman Jewison, filmmaker.
Fiddler on the roof (Motion picture)
Responsibility: the Mirisch Production Company presents ; a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison.
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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.

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