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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
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; music, John Williams
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (Dolby digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1) or French (Dolby digital 2.0) dialogue; English captions; Spanish or French subtitles
PerformerNote
Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Jerry Levine, Frank Whaley, Caroline Kava, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1939-
  • 1957-
  • 1963-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Sedgwick, Kyra
  • Barry, Raymond J.
  • Levine, Jerry
  • Whaley, Frank
  • Kava, Caroline
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Williams, John
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
145
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kovic, Ron
  • Veterans, Disabled
  • Pacifists
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War films
  • Biographical films
  • Film adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
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
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Ron Kovic
  • Special features: feature commentary with Oliver Stone; NBC news archives
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56664754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
Isbn
9781417026111
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
(Sirsi) ADS-8022
System details
DVD
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
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Ron Kovic
  • Special features: feature commentary with Oliver Stone; NBC news archives
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56664754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
Isbn
9781417026111
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
(Sirsi) ADS-8022
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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