The Resource The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottleib, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottleib ; directed by Carl Reiner, (DVD)

The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottleib, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottleib ; directed by Carl Reiner, (DVD)

Label
The jerk
Title
The jerk
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottleib, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottleib ; directed by Carl Reiner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, produces some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jack Elliott ; edited by Bud Molin ; director of photography, Victor J. Kemper
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish; subtitles in Spanish or French. English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.J47
PerformerNote
Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Dick Anthony Williams, Bill Macy, M. Emmett Walsh, Dick O'Neill, Maurice Evans, Helena Carroll, Jackie Mason
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  • 1945-
  • 1922-
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  • McEuen, William E
  • Picker, David V
  • Martin, Steve
  • Gottleib, Carl
  • Elias, Michael
  • Reiner, Carl
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Mason, Jackie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Aspen Film Society
Runtime
94
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  • Inventors
  • Adoptees
  • Wealth
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottleib, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottleib ; directed by Carl Reiner, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: learn how to play "Tonight you belong to me" on the ukelele; the lost filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova; original theatrical trailer; production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- "Tonight you belong to me" (learn how toplay this classic tune on the ukulele) -- The lost filmstrips of Father Carolos Las Vegas De Cordova -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; French Dolby digital 2.0 mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Control code
ocm60696545
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
26th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192734021
  • 025192351884 (26th anniversary edition)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60696545
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround sound (English); 2.0 mono. (French and Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottleib, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottleib ; directed by Carl Reiner, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: learn how to play "Tonight you belong to me" on the ukelele; the lost filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova; original theatrical trailer; production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- "Tonight you belong to me" (learn how toplay this classic tune on the ukulele) -- The lost filmstrips of Father Carolos Las Vegas De Cordova -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; French Dolby digital 2.0 mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Control code
ocm60696545
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
26th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192734021
  • 025192351884 (26th anniversary edition)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60696545
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround sound (English); 2.0 mono. (French and Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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