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Title Godspell [videorecording] : a musical based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew / Columbia Pictures presents a Lansbury-Duncan-Beruh production ; screenplay by David Greene and John-Michael Tebelak ; produced by Edgar Lansbury ; directed by David Greene.

Publication Info. Culver City, CA : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2007, 2000]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult AV - WOLY-11  DVD GOD    AVAILABLE
Edition 35th Anniversary ed.
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital audio ; 1.85:1 widescreen presentation.
Credits Music and lyrics, and musical scoring by Stephen Schwartz ; choreography by Sammy Bayes ; director of photography, Richard Heimann ; art director, Ben Kazazkow ; film editor, Alan Heim ; music and lyrics of 'By my side' by Peggy Gordon and Jay Hamburger.
Cast Victor Garber, Katie Hanley, David Haskell, Merrell Jackson, Joanne Jonas, Robin Lamont, Gilmer McCormick, Jeffrey Mylett, Jerry Sroka, Lynne Thigpen.
Note Special features: Musical numbers -- highlights (features direct access to 13 musical numbers) ; Talent files [text feature].
Summary Film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew. "Set in contemporary New York City, John the Baptist gathers a diverse band of youthful disciples to follow and learn from the teachings of Jesus. They form a roving acting troupe that enacts the Parables through the streets and landmarks of ... New York City."--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
From the play conceived and written by John-Michael Tebelak, and produced for the stage by Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan, Joseph Beruh.
Edition statement from disc surface.
Language Soundtrack in English; optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai ; closed captions for the hearing impaired.
Subject Schwartz, Stephen. Godspell -- Film adaptations -- Video recordings.
Jesus Christ -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Jesus Christ -- Disciples -- Drama -- Video recordings.
John, the Baptist, Saint -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Bible. Matthew -- Musical settings -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Video recordings.
Film adaptations.
Religious films.
Christian films.
Added Author Greene, David, 1921-2003.
Lansbury, Edgar.
Beruh, Joseph, 1924-1989.
Duncan, Stuart.
Tebelak, John-Michael.
Bayes, Sammy.
Garber, Victor.
Haskell, David.
Thigpen, Lynne.
Hanley, Katie.
Jackson, Merrell, 1952-1991.
Jonas, Joanne.
Lamont, Robin, 1950-
McCormick, Gilmer, 1947-
Mylett, Jeffrey, 1949-1986.
Sroka, Jerry.
Hamburger, Jay.
Gordon, Peggy.
Schwartz, Stephen. Godspell.
Columbia Pictures.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Standard No. 043396224193
ISBN 0767827929
Music No. 22419 Columbia Tristar Home Video

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