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Romantic comedy

Author: John LithgowGreg MartinelliMolly OrnatiRita MateLawrence PitkethlyAll authors
Publisher: South Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Collection, 1994.
Series: American cinema, 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program explores romantic comedy films which often indirectly reveal truths about the battle of the sexes. Explores both sides of American romantic comedy, the surface humor and its roots in questions of gender and sexuality, Includes interviews with directors, screenwriters and scholars.
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Genre/Form: Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Lithgow; Greg Martinelli; Molly Ornati; Rita Mate; Lawrence Pitkethly; Katy Selverstone; Gary Marshall; Susan Seidelman; Robert Zemeckis; Ed Sikov; Nora Ephron; Peter Bogdanovich; Amy Heckerling; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); New York Center for Visual History.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Annenberg/CPB Collection.; Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 1559468122 9781559468121
OCLC Number: 31932825
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: At head of title: Annenberg/CPB Project.
Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Writer/producer/director, Molly Ornati ; editor, Gini Reticker ; series producers, Greg Martinelli, Molly Ornati, Rita Mate, Lawrence Pitkethly.
Performer(s): Garry Marshall, Susan Seidelman, Robert Zemeckis, Ed Sikov, Nora Ephron, Peter Bogdanovich, James Brooks, Amy Heckerling.
Host, John Lithgow.
Narrator, Katy Selverstone.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American cinema, 5.
Other Titles: American cinema.
Responsibility: co-production of the New York Center for Visual History, KCET/Los Angeles, and the BBC.

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Program explores romantic comedy films which often indirectly reveal truths about the battle of the sexes. Explores both sides of American romantic comedy, the surface humor and its roots in questions of gender and sexuality, Includes interviews with directors, screenwriters and scholars.

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