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The Resource A fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)

A fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)

Label
A fish called Wanda
Title
A fish called Wanda
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Charles Crichton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • engfre
  • eng
Summary
"Sexy American diamonds lover Wanda and her boyfriend Otto are in England to plot alongside George and Ken the robbery of a diamond collection. Wanda and Otto want the stolen diamonds for themselves, and inform the police about George, not knowing that he has already moved the diamonds to another secret place. Wanda thinks the best way to find out is by getting close to George's lawyer, Archie Leach."--Www.imdb.com
Cataloging source
CXP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, John Du Prez ; director of photography, Alan Hume ; editing, John Jympson ; assistant director, Jonathan Benson
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or French language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in English and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin, Maria Aitken, Tom Georgeson, Patricia Hayes, Geoffrey Palmer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crichton, Charles
  • Shamberg, Michael
  • Cleese, John
  • Curtis, Jamie Lee
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Palin, Michael
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • MGM Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewel thieves
  • Americans
  • Diamonds
  • Seduction
  • Betrayal
  • Comedy films
  • Caper films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • London (England)
Technique
live action
Label
A fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Side A: Widescreen version, theatrical release format ; Side B: Standard version, modified to fit screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features include: 8-page booklet ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm41078931
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780792838920
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616626622
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906266
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADI-2223
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Side A: Widescreen version, theatrical release format ; Side B: Standard version, modified to fit screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features include: 8-page booklet ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm41078931
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780792838920
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616626622
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906266
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADI-2223
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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