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The whales of August

Author: Carolyn PfeifferMike KaplanLindsay AndersonDavid BerryBette DavisAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two elderly sisters who have spent sixty summers on a Maine island together must finally decide whether to give up their family home, independence and life together.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adaptation
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: David Berry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Pfeiffer; Mike Kaplan; Lindsay Anderson; David Berry; Bette Davis; Lillian Gish; Vincent Price; Ann Sothern; Mike Fash; Nicolas Gaster; Alan Price; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Alive Films.; Circle Associates.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792858549 9780792858546
OCLC Number: 53121016
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally issued as motion picture in 1987.
Based on the play: The whales of August / by David Berry.
Credits: Director of photography, Mike Fash ; editor, Nicolas Gaster ; music, Alan Price.
Cast: Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono, widescreen and standard formats presentation.
Contents: side A. Widescreen --
side B. Full screen.
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Alive Films production with Circle Associates Ltd. ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; screenplay by David Berry ; directed by Lindsay Anderson.
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Two elderly sisters who have spent sixty summers on a Maine island together must finally decide whether to give up their family home, independence and life together.

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