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The Resource Desperately seeking Susan, a Sanford-Pillsbury production ; a Susan Seidelman film ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman

Desperately seeking Susan, a Sanford-Pillsbury production ; a Susan Seidelman film ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman

Label
Desperately seeking Susan
Title
Desperately seeking Susan
Statement of responsibility
a Sanford-Pillsbury production ; a Susan Seidelman film ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Bored New Jersey housewife Roberta fills her days by reading the personals and following an ongoing romance between Jim and Susan, mysterious drifters who appear to lead the kind of free-spirited life she can only dream about. And dream she does, until the day she actually shows up at the couple's pre-arranged rendezvous in New York City. After a bump on the head, a bout of amnesia turns Roberta into Susan
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D477 2014
PerformerNote
Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Laurie Metcalf, Robert Joy, Anna Levine, Mark Blum, Steven Wright, John Turturro
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1958-
  • 1955-
  • 1951-
  • 1955-
  • 1950-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Seidelman, Susan
  • Barish, Leora
  • Arquette, Rosanna
  • Madonna
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Metcalf, Laurie
  • Joy, Robert
  • Levine, Anna
  • Wright, Steven
  • Blum, Mark
  • Turturro, John
Runtime
104
Series statement
KL studio classics
Technique
live action
Label
Desperately seeking Susan, a Sanford-Pillsbury production ; a Susan Seidelman film ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Audio commentary by the producers; alternate ending; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329141523
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1415
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn891782768
  • (OCoLC)891782768
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Desperately seeking Susan, a Sanford-Pillsbury production ; a Susan Seidelman film ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Audio commentary by the producers; alternate ending; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329141523
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1415
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn891782768
  • (OCoLC)891782768
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Vancouver Public Library, Kitsilano Branch (Open with Limited Services)Borrow it
      2425 Macdonald St., Vancouver, BC, V6K 3Y9, CA
      49.26468 -123.168549
    • Vancouver Public Library, South Hill Branch (Open with Limited Services)Borrow it
      6076 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC, V5W 2Z7, CA
      49.229497 -123.090401
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