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The Resource Wag the dog, New Line Cinema ; a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin, David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (videorecording)

Wag the dog, New Line Cinema ; a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin, David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (videorecording)

Label
Wag the dog
Title
Wag the dog
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema ; a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin, David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Member of
Cataloging source
CIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Stu Linder ; music, Mark Knopfler ; production designer, Wynn Thomas
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English and French with English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst, William H. Macy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1933-
  • 1947-
  • 1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Levinson, Barry
  • Henkin, Hilary
  • Mamet, David
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Heche, Anne
  • Leary, Denis
  • Nelson, Willie
  • Martin, Andrea
  • Dunst, Kirsten
  • Beinhart, Larry
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
  • Punch Productions
  • New Line Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
New Line platinum series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Sex scandals
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wag the dog, New Line Cinema ; a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin, David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Contains fullscreen version formatted to fit TV and widescreen version with original 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Features: audio commentary; Macy on Mamet; making-of featurettes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Side A. Widescreen version -- Side B. Fullscreen version
Control code
ocm39692923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9780780622562
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043465826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1; region 1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wag the dog, New Line Cinema ; a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin, David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Contains fullscreen version formatted to fit TV and widescreen version with original 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Features: audio commentary; Macy on Mamet; making-of featurettes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Side A. Widescreen version -- Side B. Fullscreen version
Control code
ocm39692923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9780780622562
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043465826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1; region 1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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