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Title Man's favorite sport? / A Universal Picture ; produced by Howard Hawks ; screenplay by John Fenton Murray and Steve McNeil ; directed by Howard Hawks.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD MAN'S FAVORITE SPORT?    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical 2.0 mono Dolby Digital rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Performer Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, Charlene Holt.
Credits Director of photography, Russell Harlan ; film editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music, Henry Mancini ; costume designer, Edith Head ; art director, Alexander Golitzen, Tambi Larsen ; set decoration, Robert Priestly.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
From the story "The girl who almost got away" by Pat Frank.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary An ace fishing equipment salesman and renowned author on the subject can't stand the outdoors or fishing. A public relations representative for a major fishing tournament wants Rock to be the competition's star attraction. When he confesses he doesn't know the first thing about the sport, Prentiss and a con man attempt to give the expert a crash course on being a great outdoorsman.
Language In English, with optional French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Selling -- Fishing -- Equipment and supplies -- Drama.
Tournament fishing -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Ventas -- Pesca -- Aparatos y accesorios -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977, film producer, film director.
Murray, John Fenton, 1917-1996, screenwriter.
McNeil, Steve, 1908-1983, screenwriter.
Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985, actor.
Prentiss, Paula, 1938- actor.
Perschy, Maria, actor.
Holt, Charlene, 1928-1996, actor.
Harlan, Russell, 1903-1974, director of photography.
Gilmore, Stuart, 1913-1971, editor of moving image work.
Mancini, Henry, composer.
Head, Edith, costume designer.
Golitzen, Alexander, 1908-2005, art director.
Larsen, Tambi, art director.
Priestley, Robert, 1901-1986, production designer.
Frank, Pat, 1907-1964. Girl who almost got away.
Universal Pictures (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 025192264429
ISBN 0783279035
Music No. 22644 Universal
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