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Avanti / United Artists ; the Mirisch Corporation presents ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder.

Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002 (Screenwriter, Director, Producer). Diamond, I. A. L. (Screenwriter). Lemmon, Jack. (Actor). Mills, Juliet. (Actor). Revill, Clive. (Actor). Andrews, Edward, 1914-1985 (Actor). Kuveiller, Luigi, 1927-2013 (Cinematographer). Winters, Ralph E. (Film editor). Rustichelli, Carlo. (Composer). Taylor, Samuel, 1912-2000 Avanti! (Added Author). Mirisch Corporation. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill, Edward Andrews. (Cast).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Knightstown PL - Knightstown DVD Ava (Text) 36334000011530 DVD Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD AVANTI (COMEDY) (Text) 39206021082787 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 079285618X
  • ISBN: 9780792856184
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
Based on the play by Samuel Taylor.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Luigi Kuveiller ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music arranged by Carlo Rustichelli.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill, Edward Andrews.
Summary, etc.:
A man travels to Italy to claim his dead father's body, and discovers he has been conducting an affair there for years. Things get complicated when he falls for the woman's daughter.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English (mono) audio track; optional French (mono) audio track; optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish, closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Golden Globe Awards, 1974: Best performance by an actor in a motion picture - Musical/Comedy - Jack Lemmon.
Subject: Taylor, Samuel, 1912-2000 > Film adaptations.
Digital recordings.
Man-woman relationships > Italy > Drama.
Relaciones hombre-mujer > Italia > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films > United States.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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