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Ryan, Meg, film director, actor. (Added Author). Hanks, Tom, actor. (Added Author). Shepard, Sam, 1943- actor. (Added Author). Gordon, Molly, actor. (Added Author). Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Human comedy. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie Public Library - Akron DVD 2920 (Text) 75253000053389 DVD/Drama Checked out 12/08/2016
Aubbee Library DVD FAMILY ITH (Text) 33187004116402 Digital Video Disc - A Available -
 DVD#47533: [ Shelby 2016-10-07 @ FCPLA ]
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield DVD ITH (Text) 36803000998505 DVD Checked out 12/10/2016
Crothersville Branch DVD FIC ITHACA (Text) 37500004223505 Movies Checked out 12/09/2016
Fulton Library DVD FAMILY ITH (Text) 33187004116386 Digital Video Disc - F Checked out 12/08/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland DVDa ITHAC #8314 (Text) 76383000445686 Adult New Shelf, Movie On holds shelf -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon DVD F ITH (Text) 34330513065897 AV - New Release Movies Checked out 12/09/2016
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale DVD ITH (Text) 70743000156884 DVDs Available -
Medora Branch DVD FIC ITHACA (Text) 37500004223489 Movies Checked out 12/03/2016
Milan Branch Library DVD ITH PG (Text) 39692000900216 New Item Shelves Checked out 12/07/2016
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel "The human comedy" by William Saroyan.
Special features: Ithaca--filming in Virginia.
Participant or Performer Note: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard, Molly Gordon, Hamish Linklater, Scott Shepherd.
Summary, etc.: Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his four-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain, and death, to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, a war image, and smoking.
System Details Note: DVD; anamorphice wide screen (2.39:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 > Film adaptations.
World War, 1914-1918 > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Coming-of-age films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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