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The Resource Network, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording DVD)

Network, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Network
Title
Network
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 1977: Best actor (Finch); Best supporting actress (Straight) ; Best writing, screenplay written directly for the screen.
  • National Film Registry selection, 2000.
Cataloging source
VQT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Owen Roizman ; editor, Alan Heim ; original music, Elliot Lawrence
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated: R
Language note
English or French soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, Wesley Addy, Ned Beatty, Arthur Burghardt, Bill Burrows, John Carpenter, Jordan Charney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1918-1981
  • 1916-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Holden, William
  • Finch, Peter
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television news anchors
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Sensationalism in journalism
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Technique
live action
Label
Network, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: commentary by director, Sidney Lumet; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780780665842
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929157921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 66924
  • 3000033400
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn692743524
  • 580049
  • (OCoLC)692743524
System details
DVD; NTSC, widescreen, region 1, Dolby digital stereo. (English); mono. (French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Network, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: commentary by director, Sidney Lumet; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780780665842
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929157921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 66924
  • 3000033400
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn692743524
  • 580049
  • (OCoLC)692743524
System details
DVD; NTSC, widescreen, region 1, Dolby digital stereo. (English); mono. (French)
Video recording format
DVD

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