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Fried Green Tomatoes / Act III Communications, Fried Green Tomatoes Productions, in association with Electric Shadow Productions ; directed by Jon Avnet ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; screenplay by Fannie Flagg and Carole Sobieski.

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  • Physical Description: 13 reels of 13 on 7 (approximately 11700 ft.) : sound, color ; 35 mm ref print
  • Publisher: United States : Universal Pictures, 1991.

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General Note: Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 12Dec91; PA568-262.
Sight and sound, v. 1, no. 11 (new series), p. 46 lists title as Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café.
Sight and sound, v. 1, no. 11 (new series), p. 46 lists Fried Green Tomatoes Productions as a production company.
Variety, 12/23/91 lists Jon Avnet as a writer.
A trailer for the feature Far and away appears the beginning of reel one.
Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
Reference sources used: Variety, 12/23/91; New York times, 12/27/91; Sight and sound, v. 1, no. 11 (new series), p. 46.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Executive producers, Norman Lear, Andrew Meyer, Anne Marie Gillen, Tom Taylor ; co-producers, Martin Huberty, Lisa Lindstrom ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; music by Thomas Newman ; editor, Debra Neil.
Citation/References Note: New York times, 12/27/91.
Participant or Performer Note: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note: Received: 6/17/92; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection.
Subject: Women > Southern States > Social conditions > Drama.
Southern States > Race relations > Drama.
Genre: Sociological films and programs.

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