The Resource The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates ; screenplay by David Berry ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; directed by Lindsay Anderson, (DVD)

The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates ; screenplay by David Berry ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; directed by Lindsay Anderson, (DVD)

Label
The whales of August
Title
The whales of August
Statement of responsibility
an Alive Films production with Circle Associates ; screenplay by David Berry ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; directed by Lindsay Anderson
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
It's August. Like they have most summers, elderly widowed sisters Libby Strong and Sarah Webber, who live in Philadelphia, are staying together in the family's summer cottage on an island off the coast of Maine. There are a few people who have been half-century friends or acquaintances on the island, including Tisha Doughty and Joshua Brackett
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Alan Price ; director of photography, Mike Fash
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W43 2017
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, Mary Steenburgen, Margaret Ladd, Tisha Sterling, Harry Carey Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-2010
  • 1918-
  • 1923-1994
  • 1908-1989
  • 1893-1993
  • 1911-1993
  • 1909-2001
  • 1943-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berry, David
  • Pfeiffer, Carolyn
  • Kaplan, Mike
  • Anderson, Lindsay
  • Davis, Bette
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Price, Vincent
  • Sothern, Ann
  • Berry, David
  • Alive Films
  • Circle Associates (Firm)
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
90
Series statement
KL Studio Classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older women
  • Sisters
  • Maine
Technique
live action
Label
The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates ; screenplay by David Berry ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; directed by Lindsay Anderson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Based on the play by David Berry
  • Filmed on location in Maine
  • Special features: Audio commentary by producer Mike Kaplan, moderated by film critic Stephen Farber; Peer Talk: The Raw September 1986 interviews with stars Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern and Harry Carey Jr.; Behind the camera: Raw September 1986 interviews with director Lindsay Anderson, cinematographer Mike Fash and production designer Jocelyn Herbert; interview with actress Mary Steenburgen; interview with actress Margaret Ladd; interview with actress Tisha Sterling; interview with executive producer Shep Gordon; Mike Kaplan vignette 1--Bette Davis; Mike Kaplan vignette 2--Cab ride; Mike Kaplan vignette 3--Cliff Island; Never apologize--Malcolm McDowell on Lindsay Anderson; theatrical trailer; more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1015252000
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
30th anniversary special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other control number
738329216306
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K21630
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; anamorphic (1.85:1); Dolby digital
Label
The whales of August, an Alive Films production with Circle Associates ; screenplay by David Berry ; produced by Carolyn Pfeiffer and Mike Kaplan ; directed by Lindsay Anderson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Based on the play by David Berry
  • Filmed on location in Maine
  • Special features: Audio commentary by producer Mike Kaplan, moderated by film critic Stephen Farber; Peer Talk: The Raw September 1986 interviews with stars Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern and Harry Carey Jr.; Behind the camera: Raw September 1986 interviews with director Lindsay Anderson, cinematographer Mike Fash and production designer Jocelyn Herbert; interview with actress Mary Steenburgen; interview with actress Margaret Ladd; interview with actress Tisha Sterling; interview with executive producer Shep Gordon; Mike Kaplan vignette 1--Bette Davis; Mike Kaplan vignette 2--Cab ride; Mike Kaplan vignette 3--Cliff Island; Never apologize--Malcolm McDowell on Lindsay Anderson; theatrical trailer; more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1015252000
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
30th anniversary special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other control number
738329216306
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K21630
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; anamorphic (1.85:1); Dolby digital

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