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The Resource Fairy tale : a true story, Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge, (videorecording)

Fairy tale : a true story, Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge, (videorecording)

Label
Fairy tale : a true story
Title
Fairy tale
Title remainder
a true story
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge
Title variation
Fairytale
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Member of
Awards note
BAFTA Awards, 1998: BAFTA Childrens' Award - Best Children's Film (Wendy Finerman, Bruce Davey, Charles Sturridge).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photogaphy, Michael Coulter; art director, Sam Riley; editor, Peter Coulson; music, Zbignew Preisner; costume designer, Shirley Russell; production designer, Michael Howells
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language
Language note
English or French dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F2572 2003 DVD
PerformerNote
Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Paul McGann, Phoebe Nicholls, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nighy, Bob Peck, Anton Lesser
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1984-
  • 1958-
  • 1932-2013
  • 1949-
  • 1945-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoath, Florence
  • Earl, Elizabeth
  • McGann, Paul
  • Nicholls, Phoebe
  • O'Toole, Peter
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Nighy, Bill
  • Peck, Bob
  • Lesser, Anton
  • Coulter, Michael
  • Riley, Sam
  • Preisner, Zbigniew
  • Russell, Shirley
  • Howells, Michael
  • Finerman, Wendy
  • Davey, Bruce
  • Contreras, Ernie
  • Sturridge, Charles
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Icon Productions
Runtime
97
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fairies
  • Photographs
  • Girls
  • England
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Fairy tale : a true story, Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm53295688
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.)
Isbn
9780792194118
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360505443
  • 883929311187
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05054
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1624259
  • (OCoLC)53295688
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, widescreen version (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fairy tale : a true story, Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm53295688
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.)
Isbn
9780792194118
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360505443
  • 883929311187
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05054
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1624259
  • (OCoLC)53295688
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, widescreen version (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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