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Fiddler on the roof

Author: Norman JewisonJoseph SteinTommy AbbottArnold PerlSholem AleichemAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Blu-ray + DVD 40th anniversary [ed.]View all editions and formats
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Tevye is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for three 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.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Jewison; Joseph Stein; Tommy Abbott; Arnold Perl; Sholem Aleichem; Jerry Bock; Sheldon Harnick; Topol; Norma Crane; Leonard Frey; Molly Picon; Paul Mann; Mirisch Production Company.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 730534453
Language Note: Blu-ray: English soundtrack with dubbed versions available in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish; optional German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Norwegian, or Swedish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. DVD: English soundtrack (5.1 or mono.) with dubbed versions available in French and Spanish (mono.); optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Notes: Includes 2 versions (Blu-ray disc and DVD) of the same film (181 min.).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Based on the stageplay Fiddler on the roof ; adapted from Sholem Aleichem stories ; by special arrangements with Arnold Perl .
Special features on DVD: audio commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol. Special features on Blu-ray: audio commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol; Norman Jewison, filmmaker; Norman Jewison looks back; John Williams: creating a musical tradition; Songs of Fiddler on the roof; deleted song, 'Any day now'; Tevye's daughters; Set in reality: production design; storyboard-to-film comparison; Tevye's dream sequence (in full color with side-by-side comparison and an introduction by Norman Jewison); trailers, teasers and TV spots.
Credits: Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editors, Antony Gibbs, Robert Lawrence ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams ; soloist, Isaac Stern ; choreography, Jerome Robbins.
Cast: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann, Rosalind Harris, Michele Marsh, Neva Small, Michael Glaser, Raymond Lovelock.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (181 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray disc: region A; widescreen 2.35:1; 50GB dual layer; 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (English), mono (Spanish, Potuguese), 5.1 DTS (French, German, Italian) sound formats; requires Blu-ray player.; DVD: NTSC, region 1; widescreen 2.35:1; dual layer; 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) or mono (English, Spanish, French) sound formats.
Other Titles: Fiddler on the roof (Motion picture)
Responsibility: the Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; music by Jerry Bock ; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick ; adapted for the screen by Tom Abbott ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison.

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Tevye is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for three 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.

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