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The Resource A Fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production in association with Star Partners, Ltd. ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)

A Fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production in association with Star Partners, Ltd. ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)

Label
A Fish called Wanda
Title
A Fish called Wanda
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production in association with Star Partners, Ltd. ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; directed by Charles Crichton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Sexy American diamonds lover Wanda and her boyfriend Otto are in England to plot alongside George and Ken the robbery of a diamond collection. Wanda and Otto want the stolen diamonds for themselves, and inform the police about George, not knowing that he has already moved the diamonds to another secret place. Wanda thinks the best way to find out is by getting close to George's lawyer, Archie Leach
Cataloging source
DKC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Alan Hume ; editor, John Hympson ; music, John Du Prez
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
F574 2006
PerformerNote
John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin, Maria Aitken, Tom Georgeson, Patricia Hayes, Geoffrey Palmer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1999
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cleese, John
  • Shamberg, Michael
  • Crichton, Charles
  • Curtis, Jamie Lee
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Palin, Michael
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewel thieves
  • Americans
  • Seduction
  • Betrayal
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A Fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production in association with Star Partners, Ltd. ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Audio commentary with actor/writer John Cleese; over 25 minutes of deleted and alternate scenes; "Something fishy" documentary; "Kulture vulture" featurette; John Cleese's first farewell performance; a message from John Cleese; trivia track; mug shots: a photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm72670804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen ; 2-disc collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.43617 FISH ; L3 ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 AW ; Color ; CC ; D02 ; YVN0906MW277(LAP)
Other control number
027616062543
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
13960
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 72670804
  • (Sirsi) 72670804
  • (OCoLC)72670804
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., Dolby surround ; dual-layer (disc one), single-layer (disc two), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A Fish called Wanda, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; MGM presents a Michael Shamberg, Prominent Features production in association with Star Partners, Ltd. ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; story by John Cleese and Charles Crichton ; written by John Cleese ; directed by Charles Crichton, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Audio commentary with actor/writer John Cleese; over 25 minutes of deleted and alternate scenes; "Something fishy" documentary; "Kulture vulture" featurette; John Cleese's first farewell performance; a message from John Cleese; trivia track; mug shots: a photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm72670804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen ; 2-disc collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.43617 FISH ; L3 ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 AW ; Color ; CC ; D02 ; YVN0906MW277(LAP)
Other control number
027616062543
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
13960
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 72670804
  • (Sirsi) 72670804
  • (OCoLC)72670804
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., Dolby surround ; dual-layer (disc one), single-layer (disc two), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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