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The Resource The ladykillers, Touchstone Pictures presents a Tom Jacobson production ; produced by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barry Josephson ; written for the screen and directed by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, (DVD/)

The ladykillers, Touchstone Pictures presents a Tom Jacobson production ; produced by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barry Josephson ; written for the screen and directed by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, (DVD/)

Label
The ladykillers
Title
The ladykillers
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures presents a Tom Jacobson production ; produced by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barry Josephson ; written for the screen and directed by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Roderick Jaymes ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Mary Zophres ; production designer, Dennis Gassner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language including sexual references
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1976-
  • 1949-
  • 1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Coen, Joel
  • Jacobson, Tom
  • Sonnefeld, Barry
  • Josephson, Barry
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hall, Irma P.
  • Wayans, Marlon
  • Simmons, J. K
  • Ma, Tzi
  • Hurst, Ryan
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Jaymes, Roderick
  • Burwell, Carter
  • Zophres, Mary
  • Gassner, Dennis
  • Rose, William
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thieves
  • Robbery
  • Criminal behavior
  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The ladykillers, Touchstone Pictures presents a Tom Jacobson production ; produced by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barry Josephson ; written for the screen and directed by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, (DVD/)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/thv35107d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel "The ladykillers" written by William Rose
  • Special features: "The slap reel" outtakes; "Gospel of 'The ladykillers': deleted scenes; "Danny Ferrington: the man behind the band"; "'The ladykillers' script scanner" enchanced computer feature (DVD-ROM)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55532202
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9786308556487
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936239508
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35108
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS, SDDS
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ladykillers, Touchstone Pictures presents a Tom Jacobson production ; produced by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barry Josephson ; written for the screen and directed by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, (DVD/)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/thv35107d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel "The ladykillers" written by William Rose
  • Special features: "The slap reel" outtakes; "Gospel of 'The ladykillers': deleted scenes; "Danny Ferrington: the man behind the band"; "'The ladykillers' script scanner" enchanced computer feature (DVD-ROM)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55532202
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9786308556487
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936239508
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35108
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS, SDDS
Video recording format
DVD

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