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Title Fairy tale [videorecording] : 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.

Published Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2003], c1997.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson DVD  791.4372 FAIR  Region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Widescreen DVD collection
Widescreen DVD collection.
Notes Title from container.
Credits Director of photogaphy, Michael Coulter; art director, Sam Riley; editor, Peter Coulson; music, Zbignew Preisner; costume designer, Shirley Russell; production designer, Michael Howells.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Performers Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Paul McGann, Phoebe Nicholls, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nighy, Bob Peck, Anton Lesser.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language.
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?
System notes DVD, Region 1 encoding, widescreen version (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language notes English or French dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes BAFTA Awards, 1998: BAFTA Childrens' Award - Best Children's Film (Wendy Finerman, Bruce Davey, Charles Sturridge).
Other author Finerman, Wendy.
Davey, Bruce.
Contreras, Ernie.
Sturridge, Charles.
Hoath, Florence, 1984-
Earl, Elizabeth, 1987-
McGann, Paul.
Nicholls, Phoebe, 1958-
O'Toole, Peter, 1932-2013.
Keitel, Harvey.
Nighy, Bill, 1949-
Peck, Bob, 1945-1999.
Lesser, Anton.
Coulter, Michael.
Riley, Sam.
Preisner, Zbigniew.
Russell, Shirley.
Howells, Michael.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Icon Productions.
Subject Fairies -- Photographs -- Drama.
Photographs -- Drama.
Girls -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
ISBN 079219411X
9780792194118
Standard Number 097360505443
Publisher Number 05054 Paramount