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The Resource Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)

Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)

Label
Big
Title
Big
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
Cataloging source
NYP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Judianna Makovsky ; production designer, Santo Loquasto
Language note
English, Spanish or French; with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1960-
  • 1946-
  • 1974-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brooks, James L
  • Greenhut, Robert
  • Ross, Gary
  • Spielberg, Anne
  • Marshall, Penny
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Perkins, Elizabeth
  • Loggia, Robert
  • Heard, John
  • Rushton, Jared
  • Moscow, David
  • Lovitz, Jon
  • Ruehl, Mercedes
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gracie Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune-telling
  • Wishes
  • Adulthood
  • Toy industry
  • Wishes
  • Adulthood
  • Toy industry
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes theatrical version and extended cut
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Disc 1: original theatrical cut and extended edition (with over 20 minutes of never-before-seen footage) ; Disc 2: deleted scenes with optional introductions by Penny Marshall; "Big beginnings", "Chemistry of a classic", "Carnival party newswrap" and "The work of play" featurettes; AMC backstory: 'Big'; theatrical trailers and TV spots (Container)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Extended ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 130 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn668110194
  • (OCoLC)85767222
System details
DVD; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Includes theatrical version and extended cut
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Disc 1: original theatrical cut and extended edition (with over 20 minutes of never-before-seen footage) ; Disc 2: deleted scenes with optional introductions by Penny Marshall; "Big beginnings", "Chemistry of a classic", "Carnival party newswrap" and "The work of play" featurettes; AMC backstory: 'Big'; theatrical trailers and TV spots (Container)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Extended ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 130 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn668110194
  • (OCoLC)85767222
System details
DVD; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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