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The Resource True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne

True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne

Label
True stories
Title
True stories
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film director
Performer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music by Talking Heads
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T78 2018
PerformerNote
David Byrne, John Goodman, Annie McEnroe, Swoosie Kurtz, Spalding Gray, Jo Harvey Allen, Pops Staples, Tito Larriva
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1952-
  • 1941-2004
  • 1942-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Byrne, David
  • Goodman, John
  • McEnroe, Annie
  • Gray, Spalding
  • Kurtz, Swoosie
  • Allen, Jo Harvey
  • Staples, Pops
  • Larriva, Tito
  • Tobolowsky, Stephen
  • Henley, Beth
  • Talking Heads (Musical group)
Runtime
89
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
951
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: New documentary about the film's production -- "Real life" a short documentary -- "Not time to look back", a new homage to Virgil, Texas -- New program about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and role in the film -- Deleted scenes -- Trailer -- Essasy by critic Rebecca Bengal
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781681435275
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
715515223812
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2970D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1056157945
  • (OCoLC)1056157945
System details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); NTSC, region 1; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
True stories, Warner Bros presents ; produced by Gary Kurfirst ; co-producer, Karen Murphy, executive producer, Edward R. Pressman ; written by Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley and David Byrne ; directed by David Byrne
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: New documentary about the film's production -- "Real life" a short documentary -- "Not time to look back", a new homage to Virgil, Texas -- New program about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and role in the film -- Deleted scenes -- Trailer -- Essasy by critic Rebecca Bengal
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781681435275
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
715515223812
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2970D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1056157945
  • (OCoLC)1056157945
System details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); NTSC, region 1; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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