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The Resource Desperately seeking Susan, Orion Pictures Corporation ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman

Desperately seeking Susan, Orion Pictures Corporation ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman

Label
Desperately seeking Susan
Title
Desperately seeking Susan
Statement of responsibility
Orion Pictures Corporation ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Susan's boyfriend places an ad in a New York paper stating "Desperately seeking Susan." Across the river in New Jersey, Roberta is trapped in a suburban lifestyle. Her only escape is reading the curious ads in the personal column in the newspaper. Seeing this unusual ad prompts Roberta to discover what life is really like for Susan. Through a series of hilarious events Susan and Roberta switch roles, each discovering what the other has experienced
Cataloging source
FPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ed Lachman ; production designer, Santo Loquasto ; music, Thomas Newman
PerformerNote
Rosanna Arquette, Aidan Quinn, Robert Joy, Mark Blum, Laurie Metcalf, Will Patton, Madonna
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1959-
  • 1951-
  • 1955-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barish, Leora
  • Pillsbury, Sarah
  • Sanford, Midge
  • Seidelman, Susan
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Arquette, Rosanna
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Joy, Robert
  • Blum, Mark
  • Metcalf, Laurie
  • Patton, Will
  • Madonna
  • Orion Pictures
Runtime
104
Technique
live action
Label
Desperately seeking Susan, Orion Pictures Corporation ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videocassette release of the 1985 motion picture by Orion Pictures Corporation
  • Rated PG-13
  • "TVA 2991"
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12440914
Dimensions
1/2 in
Extent
1 videocassette (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
magnetic audio tape in cartridge
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
TVA 2991
System details
VHS format
Label
Desperately seeking Susan, Orion Pictures Corporation ; written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videocassette release of the 1985 motion picture by Orion Pictures Corporation
  • Rated PG-13
  • "TVA 2991"
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12440914
Dimensions
1/2 in
Extent
1 videocassette (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
magnetic audio tape in cartridge
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
TVA 2991
System details
VHS format

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