- Published: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
- Year Published: 2007
- Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Sallis, Peter.
- Park, Nick.
- Moll, Christopher.
- Baker, Bob, 1939-
- Sibley, Brian.
- Rose, Michael.
- Shelley, Carla.
- HIT Entertainment.
- Aardman Animations (Firm)
- Aardman/Wallace & Gromit Limited.
- National Film and Television School.
- BBC Bristol (Firm)
- BBC Lionheart Television (Firm)
- Children's BBC International (Firm)
- Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
- Wallace (Fictitious character)
- Gromit (Fictitious character)
- Snack foods -- Drama.
- Snack foods -- Drama.
- Pants -- Drama.
- Window cleaners (Persons) -- Drama.
- Feature films.
- Animated films.
- Fantasy films.
- Adventure films.
- Children's films.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Wallace & Gromit. Three amazing adventures
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Call number: Youth-DVD Movies Wallace
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, West Youth
A grand day out originally released as a motion picture in 1989 ; The wrong trousers originally released as a motion picture in 1993 ; A close shave originally released as a motion picture in 1995.
Special features: Cracking contraptions; "The amazing adventures of Wallace & Gromit" featurette; audio commentary on all 3 films by Nick Park & his creative team; "Inside the wrong trousers" featurette.
A grand day out (1989) / Aardman Animations ; NFTS ; written by Nick Park ; directed by Nick Park -- The wrong trousers (1993) / Aardman Animations, BBC Bristol in association with BBC Lionheart Televison ; Children's BBC International ; Wallace & Gromit ; produced by Christopher Moll ; written by Nick Park and Bob Baker ; additional screenplay by Brian Sibley ; directed by Nick Park -- A close shave (starring Shaun the Sheep) (1995) / Aardman Animation Productions ; BBC Bristol in association with Children's BBC International in association with Wallace & Gromit Ltd. ; produced by Michael Rose, Carla Shelley ; written by Bob Baker & Nick Park ; directed by Nick Park.
Voice: Peter Sallis (Wallace).
On a quest for his favorite snack, Wallace takes Gromit on an out-of-this-world adventure in his homemade space rocket to discover if the moon really is made of cheese. Then, Wallace takes in a mysterious lodger, but Gromit's suspicions are aroused when the new arrival starts to show a sinister interest in his master's Techno-Trousers. Last, Wallace and Gromit set up a window-cleaning business, only to find themselves ensnared in a deadly mystery involving sheep rustling, a malevolent guard dog and true love.
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
A Grand Day Out is delightful and a perfect encapsulation of what Wallace and Gromit is really about. Wallace is a wonderfully oblivious if ingenious inventor and Gromit is the practical one, taking care of the detail work and generally being an all around amazing pet - he's like a modern-day Snoopy, with more appreciation and affection for his owner.
A Grand Day Out ranks first for me (I love that moon robot) and then A Close Shave (I suppose because of Shaun the Sheep) and then The Wrong Trousers (I just hate to believe a penguin could be capable of evil). Watch them all. They are completely worth your undivided attention.
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