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The Resource Father of the bride, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)

Father of the bride, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)

Label
Father of the bride
Title
Father of the bride
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Awards note
Academy Award nominations: Best Picture; Best Screenplay, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; Best Actor, Spencer Tracy.
Cataloging source
IHZ
Characteristic
videorecording
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Father of the bride (Motion picture : 1950)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Alton ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Leonid Vasian ; film editor, Ferris Webster ; music by Adolph Deutsch ; recording supervisor, Douglas Shearer ; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis ; women's costumes by Helen Rose ; men's costumes by Walter Plunkett
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English and dubbed French with optional English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Korean subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F354 2003
PerformerNote
Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Leo G. Carroll, Moroni Olsen, Melville Cooper, Taylor Holmes, Paul Harvey, Frank Orth, Rusty Tamblyn, Tom Irish, Marietta Canty
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1967
  • 1905-1996
  • 1910-1990
  • 1932-2011
  • 1920-1998
  • 1885-1970
  • 1886-1972
  • 1889-1954
  • 1896-1973
  • 1878-1959
  • 1882-1955
  • 1880-1962
  • 1932-
  • d. 1986
  • 1895-1960
  • 1901-1972
  • 1912-1989
  • 1897-1980
  • 1899-1971
  • 1904-1985
  • 1902-1982
  • 1891-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tracy, Spencer
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Goodrich, Frances
  • Hackett, Albert
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Bennett, Joan
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Taylor, Don
  • Burke, Billie
  • Carroll, Leo G.
  • Olsen, Moroni
  • Cooper, Melville
  • Holmes, Taylor
  • Harvey, Paul
  • Orth, Frank
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Irish, Tom
  • Canty, Marietta
  • Alton, John
  • Gibbons, Cedric
  • Vasian, Leonid
  • Webster, Ferris
  • Deutsch, Adolph
  • Shearer, Douglas
  • Willis, Edwin B
  • Rose, Helen
  • Plunkett, Walter
  • Streeter, Edward
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weddings
  • Marriage
  • Daughters
  • Families
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Father of the bride, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by Edward Streeter
  • Also issued as part of the box set Elizabeth Taylor the signature collection
  • Special features: "Wedding bells for movie star Elizabeth Taylor" newsreel; "President Truman meets Father of the bride" newsreel; Behind-the-scenes notes; Cast and crew filmographies; Theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm52262452
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780790744643
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569508224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52262452
System details
DVD; standard full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital, mono.; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Father of the bride, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by Edward Streeter
  • Also issued as part of the box set Elizabeth Taylor the signature collection
  • Special features: "Wedding bells for movie star Elizabeth Taylor" newsreel; "President Truman meets Father of the bride" newsreel; Behind-the-scenes notes; Cast and crew filmographies; Theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm52262452
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780790744643
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569508224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52262452
System details
DVD; standard full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital, mono.; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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