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The Resource Dead men don't wear plaid, an Aspen Film Society/William E. McEuen/David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; written by Carl Reiner, George Gipe, Steve Martin ; produced by David V. Picker and William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner, (videorecording)

Dead men don't wear plaid, an Aspen Film Society/William E. McEuen/David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; written by Carl Reiner, George Gipe, Steve Martin ; produced by David V. Picker and William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner, (videorecording)

Label
Dead men don't wear plaid
Title
Dead men don't wear plaid
Statement of responsibility
an Aspen Film Society/William E. McEuen/David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; written by Carl Reiner, George Gipe, Steve Martin ; produced by David V. Picker and William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner
Title variation
Dead men do not wear plaid
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Private eye Rigby Reardon is hired by a beautiful woman to investigate the mysterious death of her father--a wealthy scientist, philanthropist, and cheesemaker
Cataloging source
TOL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chapman; editor, Bud Molin; music, Miklos Rozsa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Reni Santoni, Carl Reiner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-
  • 1945-
  • 1957-
  • 1907-1995
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reiner, Carl
  • Gipe, George
  • Martin, Steve
  • Picker, David V
  • McEuen, William E
  • Ward, Rachel
  • Santoni, Reni
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Chapman, Michael
  • Molin, Bud
  • Universal City Studios
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • Aspen Film Society
Runtime
89
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Murder
  • Scientists
  • Murder
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Film noir
Technique
live action
Label
Dead men don't wear plaid, an Aspen Film Society/William E. McEuen/David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; written by Carl Reiner, George Gipe, Steve Martin ; produced by David V. Picker and William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982 by Universal Pictures
  • Includes segments from 1940's film noirs edited to appear as conversations with Reardon as he seeks help to solve the mystery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features include production notes, cast & filmmakers' bios, film highlights, theatrical trailer (2 min.) and web links
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780783232065
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192052323
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20523
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42581583
  • 1047907
  • (OCoLC)ocm42581583
  • 1047907
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono., widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dead men don't wear plaid, an Aspen Film Society/William E. McEuen/David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; written by Carl Reiner, George Gipe, Steve Martin ; produced by David V. Picker and William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982 by Universal Pictures
  • Includes segments from 1940's film noirs edited to appear as conversations with Reardon as he seeks help to solve the mystery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features include production notes, cast & filmmakers' bios, film highlights, theatrical trailer (2 min.) and web links
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780783232065
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192052323
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20523
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42581583
  • 1047907
  • (OCoLC)ocm42581583
  • 1047907
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono., widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD

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