Item Details

Fairy Tale: A True Story

Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Director
Charles Sturridge; Michael Coulter
Performers
Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Paul McGann, Phoebe Nicholls, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nighy, Bob Peck, Anton Lesser.
Release Date
1997
Run Time
97 min.
Language
English or French dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned
Rating
MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language ; CHV rating: G
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Variant Title
Fairytale
Awards Note
BAFTA Awards, 1998: BAFTA Childrens' Award - Best Children's Film (Wendy Finerman, Bruce Davey, Charles Sturridge).
Series
Widescreen DVD Collection
ISBN
079219411X, 9780792194118
Credits
Director of photogaphy, Michael Coulter; art director, Sam Riley; editor, Peter Coulson; music, Zbignew Preisner; costume designer, Shirley Russell; production designer, Michael Howells.
Published
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2003]
Publisher no.
05054 Paramount
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, Region 1 encoding, widescreen version (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 or surround.
Technical Details

  • LEADER 04881cgm a2201045Ii 4500
    001 u7356852
    003 SIRSI
    005 20180110111756.0
    007 vd cvaizq
    008 031027p20031997cau097 g vleng d
    019
      
      
    a| 965578912 a| 971946705
    024
    1
      
    a| 097360505443
    024
    1
      
    a| 883929311187
    028
    4
    2
    a| 05054 b| Paramount
    020
      
      
    a| 079219411X
    020
      
      
    a| 9780792194118
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)53295688 z| (OCoLC)965578912 z| (OCoLC)971946705
    037
      
      
    b| Midwest Tapes n| http://www.midwesttapes.com
    049
      
      
    a| VA@@
    040
      
      
    a| TEFMT b| eng e| rda c| TEFMT d| TEF d| OCLCQ d| JFL d| EHH d| BTCTA d| JQF d| OCLCQ d| OCLCA d| OCLCQ d| YDXCP d| TEF d| TXI d| OCLCQ d| BDX d| TXUPP d| OCLCA d| LCS d| OCLCA d| OCLCF d| ORK d| OCLCO d| CCY d| IHX d| OCL d| TDS d| MVQ d| OJ4 d| OCL d| VA@
    041
    1
      
    a| eng a| fre j| eng h| eng
    050
      
    4
    a| PN1997 b| .F2572 2003 DVD
    082
    0
    4
    a| 791.43/72 2| 22
    245
    0
    0
    a| Fairy tale : b| a true story / c| Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Productions/Wendy Finerman production ; produced by Wendy Finerman and Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Ernie Contreras ; directed by Charles Sturridge.
    246
    3
      
    a| Fairytale
    264
      
    1
    a| Hollywood, California : b| Paramount, c| [2003]
    264
      
    4
    c| ©1997
    300
      
      
    a| 1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : b| sound, color ; c| 4 3/4 in.
    336
      
      
    a| two-dimensional moving image b| tdi 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| video b| v 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| videodisc b| vd 2| rdacarrier
    344
      
      
    a| digital b| optical g| 5.1 surround h| Dolby digital 2| rda
    345
      
      
    a| widescreen (1.85:1) 2| rda
    346
      
      
    b| NTSC 2| rda
    347
      
      
    a| video file b| DVD video e| region 1 2| rda
    490
    1
      
    a| Widescreen DVD collection
    500
      
      
    a| Title from container.
    500
      
      
    a| Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
    508
      
      
    a| Director of photogaphy, Michael Coulter; art director, Sam Riley; editor, Peter Coulson; music, Zbignew Preisner; costume designer, Shirley Russell; production designer, Michael Howells.
    511
    1
      
    a| Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Paul McGann, Phoebe Nicholls, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nighy, Bob Peck, Anton Lesser.
    520
      
      
    a| Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
    521
    8
      
    a| MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language ; CHV rating: G.
    538
      
      
    a| DVD, NTSC, Region 1 encoding, widescreen version (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 or surround.
    586
      
      
    a| BAFTA Awards, 1998: BAFTA Childrens' Award - Best Children's Film (Wendy Finerman, Bruce Davey, Charles Sturridge).
    546
      
      
    a| English or French dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned.
    650
      
    0
    a| Fairies v| Photographs v| Drama.
    650
      
    0
    a| Photographs v| Drama.
    650
      
    0
    a| Girls x| Conduct of life v| Drama.
    651
      
    0
    a| England x| Social life and customs y| 20th century.
    650
      
    7
    a| Fairies. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst00919878
    650
      
    7
    a| Girls x| Conduct of life. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst00942873
    650
      
    7
    a| Manners and customs. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01007815
    650
      
    7
    a| Photographs. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01061684
    651
      
    7
    a| England. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01219920
    648
      
    7
    a| 1900-1999 2| fast
    655
      
    7
    a| Drama. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01423879
    655
      
    7
    a| Fantasy films. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01710304
    655
      
    7
    a| Feature films. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01710384
    655
      
    7
    a| Video recordings for the hearing impaired. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01710450
    655
      
    7
    a| Feature films. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Fantasy films. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Video recordings for the hearing impaired. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Fiction films. 2| gsafd
    700
    1
      
    a| Coulson, Peter.
    700
    1
      
    a| Finerman, Wendy.
    700
    1
      
    a| Davey, Bruce.
    700
    1
      
    a| Contreras, Ernie.
    700
    1
      
    a| Sturridge, Charles.
    700
    1
      
    a| Hoath, Florence, d| 1984-
    700
    1
      
    a| Earl, Elizabeth, d| 1987-
    700
    1
      
    a| McGann, Paul.
    700
    1
      
    a| Nicholls, Phoebe, d| 1958-
    700
    1
      
    a| O'Toole, Peter, d| 1932-2013.
    700
    1
      
    a| Keitel, Harvey.
    700
    1
      
    a| Nighy, Bill, d| 1949-
    700
    1
      
    a| Peck, Bob, d| 1945-1999.
    700
    1
      
    a| Lesser, Anton.
    700
    1
      
    a| Coulter, Michael.
    700
    1
      
    a| Riley, Sam.
    700
    1
      
    a| Preisner, Zbigniew.
    700
    1
      
    a| Russell, Shirley.
    700
    1
      
    a| Howells, Michael.
    710
    2
      
    a| Sneak Reviews DVD Collection (University of Virginia)
    710
    2
      
    a| Paramount Pictures Corporation.
    710
    2
      
    a| Icon Productions.
    830
      
    0
    a| Widescreen DVD collection.
    596
      
      
    a| 3
    999
      
      
    a| VIDEO .DVD24364 w| ALPHANUM i| X031901570 l| STACKS m| CLEMONS t| VIDEO-DVD

Availability

Google Preview

Loading availability information...