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The Resource Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)

Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)

Label
Big
Title
Big
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
Awards note
Golden Globes (USA), 1989: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical (Tom Hanks).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Judianna Makovsky ; production designer, Santo Loquasto
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; Canadian Home Video rating: G
Language note
English (Dolby stereo.), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
B54 2007
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
  • 1960-
  • 1946-2017
  • 1974-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Brooks, James L
  • Greenhut, Robert
  • Ross, Gary
  • Spielberg, Anne
  • Marshall, Penny
  • Perkins, Elizabeth
  • Loggia, Robert
  • Heard, John
  • Rushton, Jared
  • Moscow, David
  • Lovitz, Jon
  • Ruehl, Mercedes
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gracie Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune-telling
  • Wishes
  • Adulthood
  • Toy industry
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Disc 1: Theatrical branches; "'BIG' brainstorming": an audio documentary by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg using archival audio material of the original creation of the script ; Disc 2: 10 deleted scenes with optional intro by Penny Marshall; "Backstory: 'Big'" featurette; Carnival party newswrap; Zoltar Easter egg; TV spots, 2 trailers
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
ocm85767222
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Extended edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.4361 BIG ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CC ; D02 ; HMH ; V1210M8 ; HMH ; VS1302M1. CNC 13/03.
Other control number
  • 024543381570
  • 024543381587
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2238157
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 85767222
  • (Sirsi) 85767222
  • (OCoLC)85767222
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Disc 1: Theatrical branches; "'BIG' brainstorming": an audio documentary by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg using archival audio material of the original creation of the script ; Disc 2: 10 deleted scenes with optional intro by Penny Marshall; "Backstory: 'Big'" featurette; Carnival party newswrap; Zoltar Easter egg; TV spots, 2 trailers
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
ocm85767222
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Extended edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.4361 BIG ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CC ; D02 ; HMH ; V1210M8 ; HMH ; VS1302M1. CNC 13/03.
Other control number
  • 024543381570
  • 024543381587
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2238157
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 85767222
  • (Sirsi) 85767222
  • (OCoLC)85767222
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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