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The Resource The getting of wisdom, producer, Phillip Adams ; screenplay, Eleanor Witcombe ; director, Bruce Beresford

The getting of wisdom, producer, Phillip Adams ; screenplay, Eleanor Witcombe ; director, Bruce Beresford

Label
The getting of wisdom
Title
The getting of wisdom
Statement of responsibility
producer, Phillip Adams ; screenplay, Eleanor Witcombe ; director, Bruce Beresford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The suffocating repressiveness of the Victorian era is superbly realized by director Bruce Beresford in The Getting of Wisdom. Thirteen-year-old Laura, an incorrigible free spirit from the Australian outback, is enrolled in a prestigious girl's boarding school. The indoctrination process is a rough one, and Laura very nearly loses her individuality and sense of self-worth. When she does mature, however, it is on her terms, and not the school's
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Donald McAlpine; editor, William Anderson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G48 2012
PerformerNote
Susannah Fowle, Hilary Ryan, Terence Donovan, Patricia Kennedy, Julia Blake
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Witcombe, Eleanor
  • Adams, Phillip
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Fowle, Susannah
  • Ryan, Hilary
  • Donavan, Terence
  • Richardson, Harry Handel
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls' schools
  • Teenage girls
Technique
live action
Label
The getting of wisdom, producer, Phillip Adams ; screenplay, Eleanor Witcombe ; director, Bruce Beresford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Henry Handel Richardson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features: "Telling schoolgirl tales" feature length documentary; original posters; original press kit; stillls gallery; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
863237
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329077624
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K776
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a863237
  • (OCoLC)793850463
System details
DVD; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The getting of wisdom, producer, Phillip Adams ; screenplay, Eleanor Witcombe ; director, Bruce Beresford
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Henry Handel Richardson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features: "Telling schoolgirl tales" feature length documentary; original posters; original press kit; stillls gallery; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
863237
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329077624
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K776
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a863237
  • (OCoLC)793850463
System details
DVD; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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