Cover image for Fiddler on the roof
Title:
Fiddler on the roof
Author:
Topol, 1935-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001, c1971]

©2001, ©1971
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (179 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Special ed.

Based on the stage play by Joseph Stein, adapted from the stories of Sholem Aleichem ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.

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.

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rated G.
ISBN:
9780792850991
UPC:
027616867674
Format :
DVD