The Resource Taps, a Stanley Jaffe production ; a Harold Becker film ; adaptation by James Lineberger ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan and Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Stanley R. Jaffe and Howard B. Jaffe ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)

Taps, a Stanley Jaffe production ; a Harold Becker film ; adaptation by James Lineberger ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan and Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Stanley R. Jaffe and Howard B. Jaffe ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)

Label
Taps
Title
Taps
Statement of responsibility
a Stanley Jaffe production ; a Harold Becker film ; adaptation by James Lineberger ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan and Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Stanley R. Jaffe and Howard B. Jaffe ; directed by Harold Becker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"When a fiercely devoted group of military school cadets learns that their school is being sold to real estate developers, they refuse to accept defeat-- instead choosing to rise up together to protect the academy and their honor. But the brave young soldiers soon learn that the most courageous decisions can sometimes have unexpected and even fatal consequences!"--Container
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Owen Roizman ; music, Maurice Jarre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG.
  • CHV rating: 14A
Language note
English dialogue, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S253
LC item number
T377 2006
PerformerNote
George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox, Tom Cruise, Sean Penn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-1999
  • 1960-
  • 1962-
  • 1960-
  • 1913-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jaffe, Stanley R
  • Becker, Harold
  • Jaffe, Howard B
  • Ponicsan, Darryl
  • Kamen, Robert Mark
  • Lineberger, James
  • Scott, George C.
  • Hutton, Timothy
  • Cox, Ronny
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Penn, Sean
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Freeman, Devery
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Military education
  • Military cadets
  • Real estate developers
  • Educación militar
  • Desarrollo urbano-habitacional
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Taps, a Stanley Jaffe production ; a Harold Becker film ; adaptation by James Lineberger ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan and Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Stanley R. Jaffe and Howard B. Jaffe ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel "Father sky" by Devery Freeman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Commentary by director Harold Becker; "Sounding the call to arms: mobilizing the 'Taps' generation" featurette; "The bugler's cry: the origins of playing 'Taps'" featurette; TV spots; All-new on-camera interview with Timothy Hutton
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Commentary by Director Harold Becker -- Sounding the call to arms: mobilizing the Taps Generation featurette -- The bugler's cry: the origins of playing "Taps" featurette -- TV spots
Control code
ocm71198372
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543267515
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2236751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taps, a Stanley Jaffe production ; a Harold Becker film ; adaptation by James Lineberger ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan and Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Stanley R. Jaffe and Howard B. Jaffe ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • From the novel "Father sky" by Devery Freeman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: Commentary by director Harold Becker; "Sounding the call to arms: mobilizing the 'Taps' generation" featurette; "The bugler's cry: the origins of playing 'Taps'" featurette; TV spots; All-new on-camera interview with Timothy Hutton
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Commentary by Director Harold Becker -- Sounding the call to arms: mobilizing the Taps Generation featurette -- The bugler's cry: the origins of playing "Taps" featurette -- TV spots
Control code
ocm71198372
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543267515
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2236751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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