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The Resource John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; written by Kirk Ellis ; directed by Tom Hooper, (videorecording)

John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; written by Kirk Ellis ; directed by Tom Hooper, (videorecording)

Label
John Adams
Title
John Adams
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; written by Kirk Ellis ; directed by Tom Hooper
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; composers, Rob Lane, Joseph Vitarelli ; costume designer, Donna Zakowska ; production designer, Gemma Jackson
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Rating: TV-14
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.8.H56
LC item number
J646 2008
PerformerNote
Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Danny Huston, David Morse, Sarah Polley, Tom Wilkinson, Clancy O'Connor, Rufus Sewell, Justin Theroux
Runtime
501
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; written by Kirk Ellis ; directed by Tom Hooper, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book written by David McCullough
  • Originally broadcast on HBO as a seven-part mini-series in 2008
  • Special features: Discs 1-3: Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; disc 3: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words (a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough); "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc one: Part I: Join or die -- pt. II: Independence. Disc two: pt. III: Don't tread on me -- pt. IV: Reunion -- pt. V: Unite or die. Disc three: pt. VI: Unnecessary war -- pt. VII: Peacefield
Control code
ocn214285828
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 501 min.)
Isbn
9781419868771
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929020065
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000038820
  • 4000015383
  • 2000003070
  • 2000003071
  • 2000003075
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo (Spanish soundtrack) ; region 1
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; written by Kirk Ellis ; directed by Tom Hooper, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book written by David McCullough
  • Originally broadcast on HBO as a seven-part mini-series in 2008
  • Special features: Discs 1-3: Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; disc 3: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words (a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough); "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc one: Part I: Join or die -- pt. II: Independence. Disc two: pt. III: Don't tread on me -- pt. IV: Reunion -- pt. V: Unite or die. Disc three: pt. VI: Unnecessary war -- pt. VII: Peacefield
Control code
ocn214285828
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 501 min.)
Isbn
9781419868771
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929020065
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000038820
  • 4000015383
  • 2000003070
  • 2000003071
  • 2000003075
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo (Spanish soundtrack) ; region 1
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

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