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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
Title variation
Born on the 4th of July
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. Based on Ron Kovic's book
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Directing, 1990.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or French dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned
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
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Sedgwick, Kyra
  • Barry, Raymond J.
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Universal Pictures (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
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • 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., widescreen 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 details
DVD, region 1, 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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • 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., widescreen 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 details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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