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The Resource Mermaids, an Orion Pictures release ; a Nicita/Lloyd/Palmer production ; a Richard Benjamin film ; screenplay by June Roberts ; produced by Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nicita, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Richard Benjamin, (videorecording DVD)

Mermaids, an Orion Pictures release ; a Nicita/Lloyd/Palmer production ; a Richard Benjamin film ; screenplay by June Roberts ; produced by Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nicita, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Richard Benjamin, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Mermaids
Title
Mermaids
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; a Nicita/Lloyd/Palmer production ; a Richard Benjamin film ; screenplay by June Roberts ; produced by Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nicita, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Richard Benjamin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Charlotte is an adolescent girl torn between her blossoming passion for a handsome caretaker and her desire to be a nun (a tough calling for a girl who's Jewish). Complicating her already precarious teen angst is a little sister, an obsessive swimmer, and her mother, a non-traditional, sexy, flamboyantly eccentric woman who relocates them to a new town every time she causes a hint of scandal--which is often
Member of
Cataloging source
CLE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Howard Atherton ; editor, Jacqueline Cambas ; music, Jack Nitzsche
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby surround), dubbed French (Dolby surround) or dubbed Spanish (monaural) with optional subtitles in French or Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
M475 2001
PerformerNote
Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling, Christina Ricci, Caroline McWilliams, Jan Miner,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1938-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Roberts, June
  • Lloyd, Lauren
  • Nicita, Wally
  • Palmer, Patrick
  • Cher
  • Benjamin, Richard
  • Hoskins, Bob
  • Ryder, Winona
  • Schoeffling, Michael
  • Ricci, Christina
  • Atherton, Howard
  • Cambas, Jacqueline
  • Nitzsche, Jack
  • Dann, Patty
  • Orion Pictures
  • MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
MGM DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Families
  • Madre e hija
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Familia
  • Families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mothers and daughters
Technique
live action
Label
Mermaids, an Orion Pictures release ; a Nicita/Lloyd/Palmer production ; a Richard Benjamin film ; screenplay by June Roberts ; produced by Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nicita, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Richard Benjamin, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1990 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Patty Dann
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792848622
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616858481
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M126391
  • 1001537
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2813345
  • (OCoLC)46567072
  • (OCoLC)ocm46567072
  • 2047965
  • 2813345
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1 ratio); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mermaids, an Orion Pictures release ; a Nicita/Lloyd/Palmer production ; a Richard Benjamin film ; screenplay by June Roberts ; produced by Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nicita, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Richard Benjamin, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1990 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Patty Dann
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792848622
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616858481
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M126391
  • 1001537
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2813345
  • (OCoLC)46567072
  • (OCoLC)ocm46567072
  • 2047965
  • 2813345
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1 ratio); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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