The Resource James and the giant peach, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; in association with Allied Filmmakers ; a Denise Di Novi production ; a Henry Selick film ; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Roberts & Steve Bloom ; produced by Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton ; directed by Henry Selick, (videorecording)

James and the giant peach, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; in association with Allied Filmmakers ; a Denise Di Novi production ; a Henry Selick film ; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Roberts & Steve Bloom ; produced by Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton ; directed by Henry Selick, (videorecording)

Label
James and the giant peach
Title
James and the giant peach
Statement of responsibility
Walt Disney Pictures presents ; in association with Allied Filmmakers ; a Denise Di Novi production ; a Henry Selick film ; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Roberts & Steve Bloom ; produced by Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton ; directed by Henry Selick
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Do you recall how the world looked to you as a child? Everything was huge. Buildings, furniture, and grown-ups -- they all dwarfed you, some of them so large as to seem monstrous. If a thing delighted you, it was a wonder; if it frightened you, it was a terror-this spirit animates this animated version of Roald Dahl's story "James and the Giant Peach." James' parents have died, and now he toils for his cruel aunts, Spiker and Sponge. One day, an old man arrives and gives him bag of glowing green 'crocodile tongues.' James accidentally drops these, whereupon they cause a tree to sprout a giant-size peach. Soon enough, James finds himself magically inside the Peach, where insects have taken up residence. One day the Peach rolls away with James inside, and the adventure begins
Cataloging source
IHZ
Characteristic
videorecording
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James and the giant peach (Motion picture)
Credits note
Directors of photography, Pete Kozachik, Hiro Narita ; editor, Stan Webb ; music by Randy Newman, original songs by Randy Newman ; animation supervisor, Paul Berry ; conceptual designer, Lane Smith ; production designer, Harley Jessup
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG for some frightening images; Canadian Home Video Rating: G, frightening images
Language note
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.5.J354
LC item number
J354 2000
PerformerNote
Miriam Margolyes (Aunt Sponge/Glowworm), Joanna Lumley (Aunt Spiker), Pete Postlethwaite (Old man), Paul Terry (James), Simon Callow (Grasshopper), Richard Dreyfuss (Centipede), Jane Leeves (Ladybug), Susan Sarandon (Spider), David Thewlis (Earthworm)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1956-
  • 1958-
  • 1949-
  • 1946-
  • 1963-
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  • Selick, Henry
  • Kirkpatrick, Karey
  • Roberts, Jonathan
  • Bloom, Steven L.
  • Di Novi, Denise
  • Burton, Tim
  • Margolyes, Miriam
  • Lumley, Joanna
  • Postlethwaite, Pete
  • Terry, Paul
  • Callow, Simon
  • Dreyfuss, Richard
  • Leeves, Jane
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Thewlis, David
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Allied Filmmakers (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
79
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  • Boys
  • Peach
  • Insects
  • Magic
  • Friendship
  • Imagination
  • Dahl, Roald
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation and live action
Label
James and the giant peach, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; in association with Allied Filmmakers ; a Denise Di Novi production ; a Henry Selick film ; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Roberts & Steve Bloom ; produced by Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton ; directed by Henry Selick, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the book by Roald Dahl
  • DVD part of Blu-ray bonus pack
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Production featurette (5 min.); "Good News" music video [featurette] (3 min.; Theatrical trailer (2 min.); "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" trailer (2 min.); Sneak peeks (2 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm67292569
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)67292569
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 DTS, 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, 1.66:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
James and the giant peach, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; in association with Allied Filmmakers ; a Denise Di Novi production ; a Henry Selick film ; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Roberts & Steve Bloom ; produced by Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton ; directed by Henry Selick, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the book by Roald Dahl
  • DVD part of Blu-ray bonus pack
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Production featurette (5 min.); "Good News" music video [featurette] (3 min.; Theatrical trailer (2 min.); "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" trailer (2 min.); Sneak peeks (2 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm67292569
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)67292569
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 DTS, 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, 1.66:1
Video recording format
DVD

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