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The Resource A private matter, HBO Pictures presents a Longbow production in association with Mirage Enterprises ; a film by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by David C. Thomas ; written by William Nicholson ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver, (videorecording)

A private matter, HBO Pictures presents a Longbow production in association with Mirage Enterprises ; a film by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by David C. Thomas ; written by William Nicholson ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver, (videorecording)

Label
A private matter
Title
A private matter
Statement of responsibility
HBO Pictures presents a Longbow production in association with Mirage Enterprises ; a film by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by David C. Thomas ; written by William Nicholson ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver
Title variation
Miss Sherri
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Pregnant with her fifth child, a woman discovers that the thalidomide she has taken can cause severe birth defects in children. The woman and her husband arrange for an abortion, but when the press finds out, their private matter becomes a public affair--Container
Cataloging source
OEI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, James Newton Howard ; editor, Rick Shaine
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; (for mature theme)
Language note
Audio: English 2.0, Spanish 2.0; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P758 2006
PerformerNote
Sissy Spacek, Aidan Quinn, Estelle Parsons, Sheila McCarthy, Leon Russom
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, David C
  • Micklin, Joan Silver
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Parsons, Estelle
  • Nicholson, William
  • HBO Pictures
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Longbow Productions
  • Mirage Enterprises
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abortion
  • Thalidomide
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A private matter, HBO Pictures presents a Longbow production in association with Mirage Enterprises ; a film by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by David C. Thomas ; written by William Nicholson ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a made-for-television movie in 1992
  • Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn128358326
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.)
Isbn
9780783147444
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359078026
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
90780
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; aspect ratio 16:9; stereo.; closed-captioned; NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A private matter, HBO Pictures presents a Longbow production in association with Mirage Enterprises ; a film by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by David C. Thomas ; written by William Nicholson ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a made-for-television movie in 1992
  • Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn128358326
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.)
Isbn
9780783147444
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359078026
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
90780
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; aspect ratio 16:9; stereo.; closed-captioned; NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD
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