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The Resource A prairie home companion, Picturehouse presents in association with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment a Sandcastle 5 and Prairie Home production ; produced by David Levy, Tony Judge, Joshua Astrachan, Wren Arthur, Robert Altman ; story by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik ; screenplay by Garrison Keillor ; directed by Robert Altman

A prairie home companion, Picturehouse presents in association with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment a Sandcastle 5 and Prairie Home production ; produced by David Levy, Tony Judge, Joshua Astrachan, Wren Arthur, Robert Altman ; story by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik ; screenplay by Garrison Keillor ; directed by Robert Altman

Label
A prairie home companion
Title
A prairie home companion
Statement of responsibility
Picturehouse presents in association with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment a Sandcastle 5 and Prairie Home production ; produced by David Levy, Tony Judge, Joshua Astrachan, Wren Arthur, Robert Altman ; story by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik ; screenplay by Garrison Keillor ; directed by Robert Altman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As if the result of some strange mass-media fluke, the popular radio program "A Prairie Home Companion" somehow managed to survive the television age to entertain its audience every Saturday night from the stage of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. Week after week, hangdog host G.K. serves as unflappable emcee to an amiable hodgepodge of radio-friendly acts that include the likes of popular country duo Yolanda and Rhonda Johnson and singing cowboys the Old Trailhands. This is one show where the under-the-line antics are nearly as entertaining as the program itself. The efforts of down-on-his-luck private dick and backstage doorkeeper Guy Noir discovers the true identity of a mysterious blonde and helps aspiring teen singer Lola to find her true voice before a live audience. There is still plenty of fun and mystery to be had at the old Fitzgerald before the final curtain falls
Cataloging source
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Edward Lachman ; editor, Jacob Craycroft ; costume designer, Catherine Marie Thomas ; production designer, Dina Goldman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for risque humor
Language note
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Marylouise Burke, IQ Jones, Tim Russell, Sue Scott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2006
  • 1946-
  • 1986-
  • 1963-
  • 1965-
  • 1948-
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  • Altman, Robert
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Streep, Meryl
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Jones, Tommy Lee
  • Lohan, Lindsay
  • Madsen, Virginia
  • Reilly, John C.
  • Keillor, Garrison
  • Lachman, Edward
  • LaZebnik, Ken
  • Picturehouse (Firm)
  • GreeneStreet Films
  • River Road Entertainment (Firm)
  • Prairie Home Productions
  • Sandcastle 5 Productions
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
106
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  • Radio programs
  • Country music
  • Radio actors and actresses
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A prairie home companion, Picturehouse presents in association with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment a Sandcastle 5 and Prairie Home production ; produced by David Levy, Tony Judge, Joshua Astrachan, Wren Arthur, Robert Altman ; story by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik ; screenplay by Garrison Keillor ; directed by Robert Altman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on Garrison Keillor's popular radio show
  • DVD extras: additional scenes ; behind-the-scenes documentary ; commentary with famed director Robert Altman and Kevin Kline
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2574091
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.)
Isbn
9780780656178
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043105418
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N10541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm72437740
  • (OCoLC)72437740
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A prairie home companion, Picturehouse presents in association with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment a Sandcastle 5 and Prairie Home production ; produced by David Levy, Tony Judge, Joshua Astrachan, Wren Arthur, Robert Altman ; story by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik ; screenplay by Garrison Keillor ; directed by Robert Altman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on Garrison Keillor's popular radio show
  • DVD extras: additional scenes ; behind-the-scenes documentary ; commentary with famed director Robert Altman and Kevin Kline
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2574091
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.)
Isbn
9780780656178
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043105418
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N10541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm72437740
  • (OCoLC)72437740
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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