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4 film favorites, American Girl, (videorecording)

Label
4 film favorites, American Girl
Title
4 film favorites
Title part
American Girl
Title variation
  • Four film favorites
  • American Girl
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Kit Kittredge: The Great Depression his home for nine-year-old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. In order to keep their home, Kit and her mother must take in boarders -- paying houseguests who turn out to be full of fascinating stories. When Mother's lockbox containing all their money is stolen, Kit's new hobo friend Will is the prime suspect. Kit refuses to believe that Will would steal, and her efforts to sniff out the real story get her and her friends into big trouble. The police say the robbery was an inside job, committed by someone they know. So if it wasn't Will, then who did it?
  • Samantha: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's 1904 New York City world changes when Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and two little sisters move in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from completely different backgrounds, Samantha and Nellie become fast friends. But life is full of surprises and nothing prepares them for the life-altering one that lies just ahead
  • Molly: To Molly, the war means watching exciting newsreels at the local movie palace. But when Molly's father goes overseas and her mother starts working in an airplane factory, suddenly the war no longer seems so far away. Then an English refugee -- a girl Molly's age named Emily -- comes to stay witht he McIntires, and Molly comes to realize the truth about the war
  • Felicity: Nine-year-old Felicity is a spirited girl growing up in Virginia just before the American Revolution. She knows she's supposed to stay quietly indoors doing girly things, but she yearns for the freedom of the outdoors and for the adventure of riding horses
Related
Cataloging source
LCS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Kit Kittredge: Picturehouse and New Line Cinema present in association with HBO Films a Goldsmith-Thomas/Red Om Films Production ; a Patricia Rozema film. Produced by Elain Goldsmith-Thomas, Lisa Gillian, Ellen L. Brothers, Julie Goldstein ; written by Ann Peacock ; directed by Patricia Rozema
  • Samantha: teleplay by Marsha Norman ; directed by Nadia Tass
  • Molly: teleplay by Anna Sandor ; directed by Joyce Chopra
  • Felicity: teleplay by Anna Sandor ; directed by Nadia Tass
Dewey number
791.45/75
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Kit Kittredge, an American Girl: English dialogue ; English and Spanish subtitles
  • Samantha, an American Girl Holiday and Felicity, an American girl Adventure: English dialogue ; English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Molly, an American girl on the Home Front: English dialogue and subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
A4475 2013
PerformerNote
  • Kit Kittredge: Abigail Breslin, Julia Ormond, Chris O'Donnell, Glenne Headly, Jane Krakowski, Wallace Shawn, Joan Cusack, Stanley Tucci
  • Samantha: Annasophia Robb, Mia Farrow
  • Molly: Maya Ritter, David Aaron Baker, Tory Green, Sarah Manninnen, Genevieve Farrell, Andrew Chalmers, Molly Ringwald
  • Felicity: Shailene Woodley, Kevin Zegers, David Gardner, John Schneider, Marcia Gay Harden
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1996-
  • 1962-
  • 1993-
  • 1945-
  • 1984-
  • 1928-
  • 1960-
  • 1993-
  • 1963-
  • 1994-
  • 1989-
  • 1951-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Breslin, Abigail
  • Ormond, Julia
  • O'Donnell, Chris
  • Headly, Glenne
  • Krakowski, Jane
  • Shawn, Wallace
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Tucci, Stanley
  • Robb, AnnaSophia
  • Farrow, Mia
  • Woodley, Shailene
  • Zegers, Kevin
  • Gardner, David
  • Schneider, John
  • Harden, Marcia Gay
  • Ritter, Maya
  • Baker, David Aaron
  • Green, Tory
  • Manninen, Sarah
  • Farrell, Genevieve
  • Chalmers, Andrew
  • Ringwald, Molly
  • Tripp, Valerie
  • Adler, Susan S.
  • Schur, Maxine
  • HBO Films
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
Runtime
355
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tripp, Valerie
  • Adler, Susan S
  • Schur, Maxine
  • Girls
  • Friendship
  • Families
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
4 film favorites, American Girl, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Kit Kittredge, an American girl based on the stories by Valerie Tripp
  • Samantha, an American Girl Holiday based on the "Samantha" stories individually authored by Valerie Tripp, Susan S. Adler and Maxine Rose Schur
  • Molly, an American girl on the Home Front based on the "Molly" stories authored by Valerie Tripp
  • Felicity, an American girl Adventure based on the "Felicity" stories authored by Valerie Tripp
  • Special features: featurettes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Kit Kittredge, an American girl (2008, 100 min.) -- Samantha, an American girl holiday (2004, 86 min.) -- Felicity, an American girl adventure (2005, 86 min.) -- Molly, an American girl on the home front (2006, 85 min)
Control code
ocn839964808
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 355 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929309764
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000049382
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1525780
  • (OCoLC)839964808
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen and full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
4 film favorites, American Girl, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Kit Kittredge, an American girl based on the stories by Valerie Tripp
  • Samantha, an American Girl Holiday based on the "Samantha" stories individually authored by Valerie Tripp, Susan S. Adler and Maxine Rose Schur
  • Molly, an American girl on the Home Front based on the "Molly" stories authored by Valerie Tripp
  • Felicity, an American girl Adventure based on the "Felicity" stories authored by Valerie Tripp
  • Special features: featurettes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Kit Kittredge, an American girl (2008, 100 min.) -- Samantha, an American girl holiday (2004, 86 min.) -- Felicity, an American girl adventure (2005, 86 min.) -- Molly, an American girl on the home front (2006, 85 min)
Control code
ocn839964808
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 355 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929309764
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000049382
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1525780
  • (OCoLC)839964808
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen and full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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