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Uniform Title Fiddler on the roof (Motion picture)
Title Fiddler on the roof [videorecording] / the Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; adapted for the screen by Tom Abbott.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L FIDD FR T00DVD    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    L FIDD FR T00DVD    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (181 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Decades collection ; 1970s
Decades collection; 1970s.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Special feature: audio commentary by Norman Jewison and Topol.
Credits Cinematography, Oswald Morris ; music for stage play and film, Jerry Bock ; lyrics for stage play and film, Sheldon Harnick ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams ; original choreography, Jerome Robbins ; adapted for the screen, Tom Abbott ; soloist, Isaac Stern.
Originally produced for the New York stage by Harold Prince ; entire stage production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; based on the stage play "Fiddler on the roof" ; adapted from Sholom Aleichem ; stories by special arrangement with Arnold Perl.
Cast Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann.
Summary Tevye is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for five unmarried daughters and a sharp-tongued wife. Faced with mounting financial strain and growing anti-Semitism, Tevye strives to maintain balance despite the precarious nature of his situation.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, mono, dual layer.
Language Closed-captioned.
English (Dolby 5.1), English (mono.), dubbed French (mono.) or dubbed Spanish (mono.) dialogue; with optional Spanish subtitles.
Subject Milk trade -- Russia -- Drama.
Jewish families -- Russia -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Russia -- Drama.
Sisters -- Russia -- Drama.
Tradition (Judaism) -- Drama.
Dating services -- Russia -- Drama.
Russia -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Stein, Joseph.
Jewison, Norman, 1926-
Abbott, Tom.
Topol, 1935-
Crane, Norma, 1931-1973.
Frey, Leonard, 1938-1988.
Picon, Molly.
Mann, Paul, 1915-1985.
Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014-
Bock, Jerry.
Harnick, Sheldon.
Williams, John, 1932-
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916.
Perl, Arnold.
Mirisch Production Company.
Standard No. 027616085375 50

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