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The Resource The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Framestore Animation in association with Larger Than Life Productions ; Relativity Media ; Universal Animation Studios ; Universal Pictures ; produced by Gary Ross, Allison Thomas ; screen story by Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi ; written by Gary Ross ; directed by Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen, (DVD videorecording)

The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Framestore Animation in association with Larger Than Life Productions ; Relativity Media ; Universal Animation Studios ; Universal Pictures ; produced by Gary Ross, Allison Thomas ; screen story by Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi ; written by Gary Ross ; directed by Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Title remainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Statement of responsibility
Framestore Animation in association with Larger Than Life Productions ; Relativity Media ; Universal Animation Studios ; Universal Pictures ; produced by Gary Ross, Allison Thomas ; screen story by Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi ; written by Gary Ross ; directed by Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Brad Blackbourn ; editor, Mark Solomon ; music, William Ross
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Voices: Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Tracey Ullman, Kevin Kline, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Ciarán Hinds, Robbie Coltrane
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1962-
  • 1937-
  • 1990-
  • 1950-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ross, Gary
  • Thomas, Allison
  • McRobb, Will
  • Viscardi, Chris
  • Fell, Sam
  • Stevenhagen, Robert
  • Broderick, Matthew
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Watson, Emma
  • Ullman, Tracey
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Macy, William H.
  • Tucci, Stanley
  • Hinds, Ciarán
  • Coltrane, Robbie
  • DiCamillo, Kate
  • Framestore Animation (Firm)
  • Larger Than Life (Firm)
  • Relativity Media
  • Universal Animation Studios (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mice
  • Ear
  • Friendship
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Princesses
Technique
animation
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Framestore Animation in association with Larger Than Life Productions ; Relativity Media ; Universal Animation Studios ; Universal Pictures ; produced by Gary Ross, Allison Thomas ; screen story by Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi ; written by Gary Ross ; directed by Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Sneak peek of Curious George 2: follow that monkey!; the tale of The tale of Despereaux: a (mostly) non-fictional making-of; top ten uses for oversized ears; interactive map of the Kingdom of Dor; Despereaux's quest game; Build-a-Boldo game; DVD-ROM features: printable card creator, recipes, coloring pages, wallpapers, screensavers, printable activities
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9782519322941
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193229427
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61032294
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Framestore Animation in association with Larger Than Life Productions ; Relativity Media ; Universal Animation Studios ; Universal Pictures ; produced by Gary Ross, Allison Thomas ; screen story by Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi ; written by Gary Ross ; directed by Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Sneak peek of Curious George 2: follow that monkey!; the tale of The tale of Despereaux: a (mostly) non-fictional making-of; top ten uses for oversized ears; interactive map of the Kingdom of Dor; Despereaux's quest game; Build-a-Boldo game; DVD-ROM features: printable card creator, recipes, coloring pages, wallpapers, screensavers, printable activities
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9782519322941
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193229427
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61032294
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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