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The Resource Born on the fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production, an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Born on the fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production, an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Label
Born on the fourth of July
Title
Born on the fourth of July
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production, an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A young man joins the army and fights in Vietnam, only to become a wheelchair-bound paraplegic resulting from battle. He then becomes a loud voice in the anti-war movement
Awards note
Winner of two academy awards including Best Director.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; music by, John Williams
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional Spanish or French subtitles; English captions
PerformerNote
Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Ho, A. Kitman
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Sedgwick, Kyra
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Barry, Raymond J.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
145
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kovic, Ron
  • Disabled veterans
  • Pacifists
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Born on the fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production, an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Ron Kovic
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Special features: feature commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives : back story-Born on the Fourth of July
Bar code
  • 31223124124844
  • 31223124124851
  • 31223124124380
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
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
Isbn
9781417026111
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192613524
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26135
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56664754
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Born on the fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production, an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Ron Kovic
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Special features: feature commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives : back story-Born on the Fourth of July
Bar code
  • 31223124124844
  • 31223124124851
  • 31223124124380
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
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
Isbn
9781417026111
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192613524
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26135
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56664754
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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