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The Resource Tommy, by the Who ; Columbia Pictures ; Robert Stigwood presents ; a film by Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; produced by Robert Stigwood & Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell, (videorecording)

Tommy, by the Who ; Columbia Pictures ; Robert Stigwood presents ; a film by Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; produced by Robert Stigwood & Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell, (videorecording)

Label
Tommy
Title
Tommy
Statement of responsibility
by the Who ; Columbia Pictures ; Robert Stigwood presents ; a film by Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; produced by Robert Stigwood & Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Editor
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A rock opera about a boy who is traumatized by the murder of his father. He is "cured" several years later, only to be hailed as a "Messiah."
Related
Cataloging source
TLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Dick Bush, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, Stuart Baird ; musical direction, Pete Townsend
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T5962 1999
PerformerNote
The Who (Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon); Ann-Margret, Elton John, Oliver Reed, Eric Clapton, Jack Nicholson, Tina Turner, Robert Powell
Runtime
111
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tommy, by the Who ; Columbia Pictures ; Robert Stigwood presents ; a film by Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; produced by Robert Stigwood & Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the rock opera Tommy by Pete Townshend
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Features include original quintaphonic mix, talent files, audio restoration essay
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
side 1. Widescreen version -- side 2. Full screen version
Control code
ocm43209041
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.)
Isbn
9780767818131
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396026117
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
02611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43209041
System details
DVD, NTSC ; the original theatrical quintaphonic soundtrack, digitally remastered in Dolby digital 5.0, or, 2-channel Dolby surround ; double-sided disc: side A is anamorphic widescreen, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; side B is full screen, 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tommy, by the Who ; Columbia Pictures ; Robert Stigwood presents ; a film by Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; produced by Robert Stigwood & Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the rock opera Tommy by Pete Townshend
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Features include original quintaphonic mix, talent files, audio restoration essay
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
side 1. Widescreen version -- side 2. Full screen version
Control code
ocm43209041
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.)
Isbn
9780767818131
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396026117
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
02611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43209041
System details
DVD, NTSC ; the original theatrical quintaphonic soundtrack, digitally remastered in Dolby digital 5.0, or, 2-channel Dolby surround ; double-sided disc: side A is anamorphic widescreen, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; side B is full screen, 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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