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The Resource Dear God, Paramount Pictures presents in association with Rysher Entertainment, a Steve Tisch production, a Garry Marshall film ; produced by Steve Tisch ; written by Warren Leight and Ed Kaplan ; directed by Garry Marshall, (videorecording)

Dear God, Paramount Pictures presents in association with Rysher Entertainment, a Steve Tisch production, a Garry Marshall film ; produced by Steve Tisch ; written by Warren Leight and Ed Kaplan ; directed by Garry Marshall, (videorecording)

Label
Dear God
Title
Dear God
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents in association with Rysher Entertainment, a Steve Tisch production, a Garry Marshall film ; produced by Steve Tisch ; written by Warren Leight and Ed Kaplan ; directed by Garry Marshall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Tom Turner a is money-scamming con artist who goes from no-good to doing good. His transformation begins when a judge gives him a choice of work or prison. Tim chooses work, and is assigned to a post office's Dead Letter Office. There he begins a con of divine proportions - by responding to letters addressed to God. With a few "miracles", he's in the right place to pocket any offerings mailed back. But an unexpected miracle takes place when the city starts cheering on Tom and his loony "God Squad"
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Charles Minsky ; art director, Gregory Bolton ; editor, Debra Neil-Fisher ; music score, Jeremy Lubbock, James Patrick Dunne ; costume designer, Deborah Hopper ; production designer, Albert Brenner
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for language and mild thematic elements
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Greg Kinnear, Laurie Metcalf, Maria Pitillo, Tim Conway, Roscoe Lee Browne, Jon Seda, Hector Elizondo, Anna Maria Horsford, Kathleen Marshall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1955-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Tisch, Steve
  • Leight, Warren
  • Kaplan, Ed
  • Marshall, Garry
  • Metcalf, Laurie
  • Pitillo, Maria
  • Conway, Tim
  • Browne, Roscoe Lee
  • Seda, Jon
  • Elizondo, Hector
  • Horsford, Anna Maria
  • Marshall, Kathleen
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Rysher Entertainment
Runtime
112
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Swindlers and swindling
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Dear God, Paramount Pictures presents in association with Rysher Entertainment, a Steve Tisch production, a Garry Marshall film ; produced by Steve Tisch ; written by Warren Leight and Ed Kaplan ; directed by Garry Marshall, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53464990
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9780792195320
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.43617 DEAR ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; CC ; D01Z.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
325584
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53464990
  • (Sirsi) o53464990
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dear God, Paramount Pictures presents in association with Rysher Entertainment, a Steve Tisch production, a Garry Marshall film ; produced by Steve Tisch ; written by Warren Leight and Ed Kaplan ; directed by Garry Marshall, (videorecording)
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53464990
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9780792195320
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.43617 DEAR ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; CC ; D01Z.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
325584
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53464990
  • (Sirsi) o53464990
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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