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The Resource Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; a Scott Rudin production ; an Emile Ardolino film ; co-producer Mario Iscovich ; written by Joseph Howard ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; directed by Emile Ardolino, (videorecording)

Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; a Scott Rudin production ; an Emile Ardolino film ; co-producer Mario Iscovich ; written by Joseph Howard ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; directed by Emile Ardolino, (videorecording)

Label
Sister act
Title
Sister act
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; a Scott Rudin production ; an Emile Ardolino film ; co-producer Mario Iscovich ; written by Joseph Howard ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; directed by Emile Ardolino
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this comedy a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Adam Greenberg ; editor, Richard Halsey ; original music, Marc Shaiman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG, for mild violence and language
Language note
English or French language tracks, with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
S578 2001
PerformerNote
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nunn, Mary Wickes, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena, Joseph Maher
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1957-
  • 1934-
  • 1953-
  • 1910-1995
  • 1933-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Ardolino, Emile
  • Iscovich, Mario
  • Howard, Joseph
  • Schwartz, Teri
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Wickes, Mary
  • Najimy, Kathy
  • Makkena, Wendy
  • Maher, Joseph
  • Greenberg, Adam
  • Halsey, Richard
  • Shaiman, Marc
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Touchwood Pacific Partners I
  • Scott Rudin Productions
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Lady Soul (Musical group)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witnesses
  • Nuns
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; a Scott Rudin production ; an Emile Ardolino film ; co-producer Mario Iscovich ; written by Joseph Howard ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; directed by Emile Ardolino, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally relieased as a motion picture in 1992
  • Special features: Inside Sister act; music videos, "If my sister's in trouble" by Lady Soul and "I will follow him" by Deloris and the Sisters
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
Control code
ocm48257485
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780788829864
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.4361 SISTER ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD187, #17, 10@6.99, WJM/cd]
Other control number
786936159295
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48257485
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; a Scott Rudin production ; an Emile Ardolino film ; co-producer Mario Iscovich ; written by Joseph Howard ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; directed by Emile Ardolino, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally relieased as a motion picture in 1992
  • Special features: Inside Sister act; music videos, "If my sister's in trouble" by Lady Soul and "I will follow him" by Deloris and the Sisters
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
Control code
ocm48257485
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780788829864
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.4361 SISTER ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD187, #17, 10@6.99, WJM/cd]
Other control number
786936159295
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48257485
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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