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The Resource Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events., Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling

Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events., Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling

Label
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events.
Title
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events.
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling
Title variation
Series of unfortunate events
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
Cataloging source
GZQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Rich Heinrichs
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, scary situation, and brief language
Language note
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara, Billy Connolly, Cedric the Entertainer, Luis Guzman, Jennifer Coolidge
  • Voice of Lemony Snicket, Jude Law
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1988-
  • 1972-
  • 1972-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Silberling, Bradley
  • Carrey, Jim
  • Aiken, Liam
  • Browning, Emily
  • Spall, Timothy
  • O'Hara, Catherine
  • Law, Jude
  • Lubezki, Emmanuel
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Snicket, Lemony
  • Snicket, Lemony
  • Snicket, Lemony
  • Snicket, Lemony
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Orphans
  • Inheritance and succession
Technique
live action
Label
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events., Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Based on the books "The bad beginning, " "Reptile room, " and "The wide window" by Lemony Snickets
  • Special features: Commentary by Brad Silberling; Brad Silberling and the real Lemony Snicket commentary; bad beginnings (building a bad actor; making the Baudelaire children miserable; interactive Olaf); orphaned scenes (dismal deletions; obnoxious outtakes); A terrible tragedy : alarming evidence from the making of the film; volume, frequency, decibels; sinister special effects; gruesome galleries; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby digital; English subtitles
  • In addition to the 2 videodiscs, this edition includes a copy of The bad beginning, the first of the 3 books on which the motion picture is based
Accompanying material
1 book (162 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1096434
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Isbn
9781415712429
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1096434
  • (OCoLC)60555803
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events., Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Based on the books "The bad beginning, " "Reptile room, " and "The wide window" by Lemony Snickets
  • Special features: Commentary by Brad Silberling; Brad Silberling and the real Lemony Snicket commentary; bad beginnings (building a bad actor; making the Baudelaire children miserable; interactive Olaf); orphaned scenes (dismal deletions; obnoxious outtakes); A terrible tragedy : alarming evidence from the making of the film; volume, frequency, decibels; sinister special effects; gruesome galleries; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby digital; English subtitles
  • In addition to the 2 videodiscs, this edition includes a copy of The bad beginning, the first of the 3 books on which the motion picture is based
Accompanying material
1 book (162 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1096434
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Isbn
9781415712429
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1096434
  • (OCoLC)60555803
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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