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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (181 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 40th anniversary [edition].
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : ©2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the stage play Fiddler on the roof, adapted from Sholom Aleichem stories by special arrangement with Arnold Perl. Stageplay by Joseph Stein.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Special feature: commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; United Artists ; the Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison.
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; film editors, Antony Gibbs and Robert Lawrence ; music by Jerry Bock ; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams ; original choreography by Jerome Robbins, adapted for the screen by Tom Abbott ; production designer, Robert Boyle ; art director, Michael Stringer ; set decorator, Peter Lamont ; costumes designed by Elizabeth Haffenden and Joan Bridge ; associate producer, Patrick Palmer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann, Rosalind Harris, Michele Marsh, Neva Small, Michael Glaser, Raymond Lovelock, Elaine Edwards, Candy Bonstein, Shimen Ruskin, Zvee Scooler, Louis Zorich, Alfie Scopp, Howard Goorney, Barry Dennen, Vernon Dobtcheff, Ruth Madoc, Patience Collier, Tutte Lemkow ; soloist, Isaac Stern.
Summary, etc.:
"Tevye (Topol) is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for three 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."--Back of container.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G; Canadian Home Video rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 surround, mono.
Language Note:
In English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Academy award winner (1971): Cinematography, sound, music-adaptation score.
Subject: Jewish families > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
Tradition (Judaism) > Drama.
Dating services > Drama.
Marriage > Drama.
Genre: Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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