The Resource The jerk. : Housesitter ; Parenthood ; The lonely guy, Universal

The jerk. : Housesitter ; Parenthood ; The lonely guy, Universal

Label
The jerk. : Housesitter ; Parenthood ; The lonely guy
Title
The jerk.
Title remainder
Housesitter ; Parenthood ; The lonely guy
Statement of responsibility
Universal
Title variation
4-movie laugh pack
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The jerk: A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, produces some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags
  • Housesitter: Shortly after an architect's girlfriend turns down his marriage proposal, he encounters a woman who decides on her own to move into his empty dream house and pass herself off as his new wife--with hilarious and romantic consequences
  • Parenthood: Gil Buckman a funny and loving husband who's also trying too hard to be the 'perfect' parent to his uniquely different kids. As Gil and the rest of the Buckmans discover, being the 'perfect' parent often means just letting children be themselves
  • The lonely guy: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man
Related
Cataloging source
HT#
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45
Intended audience
  • The jerk and The lonely guy MPAA rating: R
  • Housesitter MPAA rating: PG; for mild sensuality and language
  • Parenthood MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • The jerk and The lonely guy: English dialogue
  • Housesitter: English or French dialogue; subtitles in Spanish
  • Parenthood: English or French dialogue; subtitles in French or Spanish
PerformerNote
  • The jerk: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Jackie Mason
  • Housesitter: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, Dana Delany, Julie Harris, Donald Moffat, Peter MacNicol
  • Parenthood: Steve Martin, Tom Hulce, Harley Kozak, Rick Moranis, Leaf Phoenix, Martha Plimpton, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest
  • The lonely guy: Steve Martin, Charles Grodin, Judith Ivey, Steve Lawrence, Robyn Douglass
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1932-1999
  • 1915-1979
  • 1925-2013
  • 1930-2018
  • 1954-
  • 1953-
  • 1957-
  • 1970-
  • 1951-
  • 1953-
  • 1922-2020
  • 1954-
  • 1930-2020
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martin, Steve
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Adams, Catlin
  • King, Mabel
  • Ward, Richard
  • Mason, Jackie
  • Hawn, Goldie
  • Delany, Dana
  • Harris, Julie
  • Moffat, Donald
  • MacNicol, Peter
  • Hulce, Tom
  • Kozak, Harley Jane
  • Moranis, Rick
  • Phoenix, Joaquin
  • Plimpton, Martha
  • Reeves, Keanu
  • Robards, Jason
  • Steenburgen, Mary
  • Wiest, Dianne
  • Grodin, Charles
  • Ivey, Judith
  • Lawrence, Steve
  • Douglass, Robyn
  • Reiner, Carl
  • Oz, Frank
  • Howard, Ron
  • Hiller, Arthur
  • Friedman, Bruce Jay
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Aspen Film Society
  • Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
416
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventors
  • Adoptees
  • Wealth
  • Architects
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Parenting
  • Families
  • Loneliness
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Adoptees
  • Architects
  • Families
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Inventors
  • Loneliness
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • Parenting
  • Wealth
  • New York (State)
Technique
live action
Label
The jerk. : Housesitter ; Parenthood ; The lonely guy, Universal
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The lonely guy based on the book "The lonely guy's book of life" by Bruce Jay Friedman
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The jerk (1979) (94 min.) / Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; produced by David V. Picker, William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner -- Housesitter (1992) (102 min.) / Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Brian Grazer production ; a Frank Oz film ; directed by Frank Oz ; produced by Brian Grazer ; story by Mark Stein and Brian Grazer ; screenplay by Mark Stein -- Parenthood (1989) (129 min.) / Imagine Entertainment presents a Brian Grazer production ; a Ron Howard film ; directed by Ron Howard ; produced by Brian Grazer ; story by Lowell Ganz & Babloo Mandel & Ron Howard ; screenplay by Lowell Ganz & Babloo Mandel -- The lonely guy (1984) (91 min.) / a Universal Picture ; an Arthur Hiller ; produced and directed by Arthur Hiller ; screenplay by Ed. Weinberger & Stan Daniels ; adaptation by Neil Simon
Control code
ocn973733258
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (416 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192371011
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 61181187
  • 2061019
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)973733258
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; 5.1 surround ; 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The jerk. : Housesitter ; Parenthood ; The lonely guy, Universal
Publication
Note
The lonely guy based on the book "The lonely guy's book of life" by Bruce Jay Friedman
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The jerk (1979) (94 min.) / Universal ; an Aspen Film Society, William E. McEuen-David V. Picker production ; a Carl Reiner film ; screenplay by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias ; story by Steve Martin & Carl Gottlieb ; produced by David V. Picker, William E. McEuen ; directed by Carl Reiner -- Housesitter (1992) (102 min.) / Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Brian Grazer production ; a Frank Oz film ; directed by Frank Oz ; produced by Brian Grazer ; story by Mark Stein and Brian Grazer ; screenplay by Mark Stein -- Parenthood (1989) (129 min.) / Imagine Entertainment presents a Brian Grazer production ; a Ron Howard film ; directed by Ron Howard ; produced by Brian Grazer ; story by Lowell Ganz & Babloo Mandel & Ron Howard ; screenplay by Lowell Ganz & Babloo Mandel -- The lonely guy (1984) (91 min.) / a Universal Picture ; an Arthur Hiller ; produced and directed by Arthur Hiller ; screenplay by Ed. Weinberger & Stan Daniels ; adaptation by Neil Simon
Control code
ocn973733258
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (416 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192371011
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 61181187
  • 2061019
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)973733258
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; 5.1 surround ; 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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