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The Resource The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; directed by Carl Reiner

The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; directed by Carl Reiner

Label
The jerk
Title
The jerk
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; directed by Carl Reiner
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, produces some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jack Elliott ; edited by Bud Molin ; director of photography, Victor J. Kemper
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in Spanish or French and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Dick Anthony Williams, Bill Macy, M. Emmett Walsh, Dick O'Neill, Maurice Evans, Helena Carroll, Jackie Mason
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McEuen, William E.
  • Picker, David V.
  • Martin, Steve
  • Gottlieb, Carl
  • Elias, Michael
  • Reiner, Carl
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Mason, Jackie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Aspen Film Society
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventors
  • Adoptees
  • Wealth
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; directed by Carl Reiner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features include learn how to play "Tonight you belong to me" on the ukelele; the lost filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova; original theatrical trailer; production notes
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
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- "Tonight you belong to me" (learn how toplay this classic tune on the ukulele) -- The lost filmstrips of Father Carolos Las Vegas De Cordova -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; French Dolby digital 2.0 mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
26th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9781417045655
Isbn Type
: DVD
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192734021
  • 00025192734021
  • 025192734021
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 27340
  • 27340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60696545
  • (Sirsi) o60696545
  • (OCoLC)60696545
  • 364248
  • 364248
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround sound (English); 2.0 mono. (French and Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The jerk, Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; directed by Carl Reiner
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features include learn how to play "Tonight you belong to me" on the ukelele; the lost filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova; original theatrical trailer; production notes
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
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- "Tonight you belong to me" (learn how toplay this classic tune on the ukulele) -- The lost filmstrips of Father Carolos Las Vegas De Cordova -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; French Dolby digital 2.0 mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
26th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9781417045655
Isbn Type
: DVD
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192734021
  • 00025192734021
  • 025192734021
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 27340
  • 27340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60696545
  • (Sirsi) o60696545
  • (OCoLC)60696545
  • 364248
  • 364248
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround sound (English); 2.0 mono. (French and Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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