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The Resource Polyester, Warner Bros. Prictures ; Robert Shaye and Michael White present ; a John Waters film ; New Line Productions ; produced, written & directed by John Waters

Polyester, Warner Bros. Prictures ; Robert Shaye and Michael White present ; a John Waters film ; New Line Productions ; produced, written & directed by John Waters

Label
Polyester
Title
Polyester
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Prictures ; Robert Shaye and Michael White present ; a John Waters film ; New Line Productions ; produced, written & directed by John Waters
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
For his first studio picture, John Waters took advantage of his biggest budget yet to allow his muse Divine to sink his teeth into a role unlike any he had played before: Baltimore housewife Francine Fishpaw. Blessed with a keen sense of smell and cursed with a philandering pornographer husband, a parasitic mother, and a pair of delinquent children, the long-suffering Francine turns to the bottle as her life falls apart, until deliverance appears in the form of a hunk named Todd Tomorrow
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Polyester (Motion picture)
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  • Stu2Nq8IBjQ
  • 51TdiaDILZI
Credits note
Director of photography, David Insley ; editor, Charles Roggero ; music, Chris Stein, Michael Kamen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P66424 2019
PerformerNote
Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, David Samson, Mary Garlington, Ken King, Mink Stole, Joni Ruth White, Hans Kramm, Stiv Bators
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1936-2016
  • 1945-1988
  • 1931-2018
  • 1922-2009
  • 1950-
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  • Waters, John
  • Shaye, Robert
  • White, Michael
  • Divine
  • Hunter, Tab
  • Massey, Edith
  • Samson, David
  • Garlington, Mary
  • King, Ken
  • Stole, Mink
  • White, Joni Ruth
  • Kramm, Hans
  • Bators, Stiv
  • Stein, Chris
  • Kamen, Michael
  • Insley, David
  • Roggero, Charles
  • New Line Productions, Inc
Runtime
86
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
995
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  • Housewives
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Housewives
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Polyester, Warner Bros. Prictures ; Robert Shaye and Michael White present ; a John Waters film ; New Line Productions ; produced, written & directed by John Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring Waters from the 1993 Criterion release of the film; new conversation between Waters and critic Michael Musto; Sniffing out polyester: new program (outtakes from the 2014 documentary I am Divine), featuring interviews with Waters collaborators; Dreamland memories: interviews from 1993 with cast and crew members; 4 archival interviews; deleted scenes and alternate takes; trailer; Featurette with John Waters explaining the Odoroma card; Featurette with John Waters explaining "No smoking in this theater"; Scratch and Sniff Odorama card. Plus: an essay on a poster
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (48 x 33 folded to 12 x 19 cm) and 1 Scratch and Sniff Odorama card.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1109846685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9781681436395
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515234917
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3068D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 16:9 wide screen (1.85:1); Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Polyester, Warner Bros. Prictures ; Robert Shaye and Michael White present ; a John Waters film ; New Line Productions ; produced, written & directed by John Waters
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring Waters from the 1993 Criterion release of the film; new conversation between Waters and critic Michael Musto; Sniffing out polyester: new program (outtakes from the 2014 documentary I am Divine), featuring interviews with Waters collaborators; Dreamland memories: interviews from 1993 with cast and crew members; 4 archival interviews; deleted scenes and alternate takes; trailer; Featurette with John Waters explaining the Odoroma card; Featurette with John Waters explaining "No smoking in this theater"; Scratch and Sniff Odorama card. Plus: an essay on a poster
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (48 x 33 folded to 12 x 19 cm) and 1 Scratch and Sniff Odorama card.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1109846685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9781681436395
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515234917
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3068D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 16:9 wide screen (1.85:1); Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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