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The gin game

Author: Mary Tyler MooreDick Van DykeMonica LevinsonD L CoburnArvin BrownAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bittersweet comedy that follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia Dorsey and Weller Martin during a series of gin games. As the games progress, their ailments, misfortunes, and losses are exposed in funny, honest, and increasingly heated moments, and what begins as a tentative friendship quickly turns into a battle of wills.
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Genre/Form: Tragicomedy
Fiction films
Made-for-TV movies
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Tyler Moore; Dick Van Dyke; Monica Levinson; D L Coburn; Arvin Brown; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Hollywood Productions (Firm); RKO Pictures.; Ellen M. Krass Productions.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52515261
Notes: Based on the play by D.L. Coburn.
Credits: Director of photography, John W. Simmons ; editor, Tara Timpone ; music, Mike Post ; production designer, John Iacovelli.
Cast: Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS May 4, 2003.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital stereo.
Other Titles: PBS Hollywood presents.
Responsibility: PBS Hollywood presents a KCET/Hollywood production in association with RKO Pictures/Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Monica Levinson ; teleplay writer, D.L. Coburn ; director, Arvin Brown.

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A bittersweet comedy that follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia Dorsey and Weller Martin during a series of gin games. As the games progress, their ailments, misfortunes, and losses are exposed in funny, honest, and increasingly heated moments, and what begins as a tentative friendship quickly turns into a battle of wills.

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