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Zelig

Author: Woody AllenJack RollinsCharles H JoffeRobert GreenhutMia FarrowAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2001.
Series: Woody Allen collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Documentary films
Documentary-style films
Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Allen; Jack Rollins; Charles H Joffe; Robert Greenhut; Mia Farrow; Susan Sontag; Irving Howe; Saul Bellow; Bricktop; Bruno Bettelheim; John Morton Blum; Patrick Horgan; Gordon Willis; Susan E Morse; Dick Hyman; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,; Orion Pictures,; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,
ISBN: 0792851307 9780792851301
OCLC Number: 48470746
Language Note: English language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Original produced as motion picture in 1983.
"MGM DVD."
Credits: Director of photography, Gordon Willis ; editor, Susan E. Morse ; music, Dick Hyman.
Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Susan Sontag, Irving Howe, Saul Bellow, Bricktop, Bruno Bettelheim, John Morton Blum.
Performer(s): Narrator, Patrick Horgan.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 19 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1), NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital.
Series Title: Woody Allen collection.
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Orion Pictures and Warner Bros. present ; written and directed by Woody Allen ; a Jack Rollins and Charles H. Joffe production ; produced by Robert Greenhut.

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This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration.

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