Fiddler on the roof / the Mirisch Production Company presents a Norman Jewison film ; produced by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by Joseph Stein ; directed by Norman Jewison
DVD | MGM Home Entertainment | 2001 | Special edition.

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Edition
Special edition.
Description
1 videodisc (179 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Cast
Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann.
Credits
Photography, Oswald Morris ; editors, Antony Gibbs, Robert Lawrence ; soloist, Isaac Stern ; music by Jerry Bock ; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Based on the stage play by Joseph Stein, adapted from the stories of Sholem Aleichem ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams.
Audience
Rated G.
Summary
Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof.
Note
Special features: "Norman Jewison, filmmaker" documentary, audio commentary by Norman Jewison and Topol, never-before-available deleted song "Any day now", "Tevye's dream" in full color, stories of Sholom Aleichem and historical background read by Norman Jewison, and storyboard to film comparison.
Disc A contains feature film in widescreen format, Disc B contains special features.
Language
In English with subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Genre/Form
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ISBN
0792850998
9780792850991
Standard No.
027616867674
Music No.
1002566 MGM Home Entertainment
Extras
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