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

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

Label
Wag the dog
Title
Wag the dog
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson
Creator
Contributor
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Wag the dog (1997)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Stu Linder; music, Mark Knopfler
Dewey number
  • 002
  • 791.4372
Intended audience
  • Ontario Film Review Board rating: PG
  • MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional soundtrack in French; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.P6
LC item number
W3 1998a
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1933-
  • 1947-
  • 1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Henkin, Hilary
  • Mamet, David
  • Levinson, Barry
  • 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
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wag the dog, New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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 original aspect ratio
  • Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Side A]: fullscreen -- [Side B]: widescreen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.)
Isbn
9780780622562
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043465826
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm39692923
  • 5264048
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1; double-sided
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wag the dog, New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
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 original aspect ratio
  • Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Side A]: fullscreen -- [Side B]: widescreen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.)
Isbn
9780780622562
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043465826
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm39692923
  • 5264048
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1; double-sided
Video recording format
DVD

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