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Author: Carl ReinerWilliam E McEuenDavid V PickerSteve MartinCarl GottliebAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 26th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, produces some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Drama Videorecordings
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Reiner; William E McEuen; David V Picker; Steve Martin; Carl Gottlieb; Michael Elias; Bernadette Peters; Catlin Adams; Mabel King; Richard Ward; Dick Anthony Williams; Bill Macy; M Emmet Walsh; Dick O'Neill; Maurice Evans; Helena Carroll; Renn Woods; Pepe Serna; Sonny Terry; Brownie McGhee; Jackie Mason; Jack Elliott; Theadora Van Runkle; Bud Molin; Jack T Collis; Victor J Kemper; Universal Pictures (Firm),; Aspen Film Society,
ISBN: 1417045655 9781417045655
OCLC Number: 60696545
Language Note: Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in Spanish or French and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: Learn how to play "Tonight you belong to me" (on the ukelele); The lost filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova; Original theatrical trailer; Production notes.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by Jack Elliott ; costume designer, Theadora Van Runkle ; edited by Bud Molin ; production designer, Jack T. Collis ; director of photography, Victor J. Kemper.
Cast: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Dick Anthony Williams, Bill Macy, M. Emmett Walsh, Dick O'Neill, Maurice Evans, Helena Carroll, Ren Wood, Pepe Serna, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGee, Jackie Mason.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 34 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround sound (English); 2.0 mono. (French and Spanish).
Contents: Special features: Anamorphic widescreen --
"Tonight you belong to me" (learn how toplay this classic tune on the ukulele) --
The lost filmstrips of Father Carolos Las Vegas De Cordova --
Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; French Dolby digital 2.0 mono --
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.
Responsibility: Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; produced by David V. Picker, William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner.

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A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, produces some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags.

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