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

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Jerk    ---  Available
Edition 26th anniversary edition.
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 34 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
digital optical mono Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround sound (English); 2.0 mono. (French and Spanish).
Language Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in Spanish or French and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Cast 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, Ren Wood, Pepe Serna, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGee, Jackie Mason.
Credits Music composed and conducted by Jack Elliott ; costume designer, Theadora Van Runkle ; edited by Bud Molin ; production designer, Jack T. Collis ; director of photography, Victor J. Kemper.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
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.
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.
Note Special features: 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.
Subject Inventors -- Drama.
Adoptees -- Drama.
Wealth -- Drama.
DVDs-Video discs.
Added Author Reiner, Carl, 1922-2020 film director.
McEuen, William E., film producer.
Picker, David V., film producer.
Martin, Steve, 1945- screenwriter, actor.
Gottlieb, Carl, screenwriter.
Elias, Michael, screenwriter.
Peters, Bernadette.
Adams, Catlin, actor.
King, Mabel, 1932-1999 actor.
Ward, Richard, 1915-1979 actor.
Williams, Dick Anthony, actor.
Macy, Bill, 1922-2019 actor.
Walsh, M. Emmet, 1935- actor.
O'Neill, Dick, 1928-1998 actor.
Evans, Maurice, 1901-1989 actor.
Carroll, Helena, actor.
Woods, Renn, 1958- actor.
Serna, Pepe, 1944- actor.
Terry, Sonny, actor.
McGhee, Brownie, 1915-1996 actor.
Mason, Jackie.
Elliott, Jack, 1927-2001 composer (expression), conductor.
Van Runkle, Theadora, 1928-2011 costume designer.
Molin, Bud, film editor.
Collis, Jack T., 1923-1998 production designer.
Kemper, Victor J., 1927- director of photography.
Universal Pictures (Firm), production company, film distributor.
Aspen Film Society, production company.
ISBN 9781417045655
Standard No. 025192734021
Music No. 27340 Universal
61178210 Universal
Standard No. NZ1 12825046
AU@ 000045977770

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