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A civil action / the insider., Touchstone Pictures

Label
A civil action / the insider.
Title
A civil action / the insider.
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • A Civil Action : A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
  • The Insider : When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
Related
Cataloging source
FVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • A Civil Action : produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; music by Danny Elfman ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zallian
  • The Insider : produced by Michael Mann, Pieter Ian Brugge ; written by Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann ; director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; editors, William Goldenberg, Paul Rubell, David Rosembloom ; music, Lisa Gerrard, Pieter Bourke
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
A Civil Action : MPAA rating: PG ; The Insider : MPAA rating: R
Language note
English and French, Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
C58 1999
PerformerNote
  • A Civil Action : John Travolta, Robert Duvall, John Lithgow, William H. Macy
  • The Insider : Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, Debi Mazar, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Feore, Bruce McGill, Gina Gershon, Michael Gambon, Rip Torn
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  • 1958-
  • 1958-
  • 1954-
  • 1945-
  • 1950-
  • 1954-
  • 1943-
  • 1940-
  • 1964-
  • 1931-
  • 1951-
  • 1958-
  • 1950-
  • 1931-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Rudin, Scott
  • Redford, Robert
  • Pfeffer, Rachel
  • Harr, Jonathan
  • Travolta, John
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Lithgow, John
  • Macy, William H.
  • Quinlan, Kathleen
  • Mann, Michael
  • Pacino, Al
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Plummer, Christopher
  • Venora, Diane
  • Hall, Philip Baker
  • Crouse, Lindsay
  • Mazar, Debi
  • Tobolowsky, Stephen
  • Feore, Colm
  • McGill, Bruce
  • Gershon, Gina
  • Gambon, Michael
  • Torn, Rip
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Wildwood Enterprises
  • Scott Rudin Productions
  • Forward Pass Productions
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
273
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  • Schlichtmann, Jan
  • Anderson, Anne
  • Wigand, Jeffrey S.
  • Bergman, Lowell
  • W.R. Grace & Co.
  • Anderson, Anne
  • Bergman, Lowell
  • Schlichtmann, Jan
  • Wigand, Jeffrey S
  • W.R. Grace & Co
  • Trials (Toxic torts)
  • Groundwater
  • Drinking water
  • Liability for water pollution damages
  • Whistle blowing
  • Tobacco industry
  • Television journalists
  • Feature films
  • Legal films
  • Historical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Drinking water
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Groundwater
  • Historical films
  • Legal films
  • Liability for water pollution damages
  • Television journalists
  • Tobacco industry
  • Trials
  • Trials (Toxic torts)
  • Whistle blowing
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
A civil action / the insider., Touchstone Pictures
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A Civil Acition is based on the book by Jonathan Harr
  • The Insider is based on the Vanity Fair article: The man who knew too much / by Marie Brenner
  • A Civil Action is presentation of Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures. It was released as a motion picture in 1998
  • The Insider is presentation of Touchstone Pictures and Forward Pass Productions. It was released as a motion picture in 1999
  • "2-movie collection."--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn297115341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (273 min.)
Isbn
9780788886812
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936758368
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M3643
  • 56739
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)297115341
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround stereo., NTSC, region 1; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A civil action / the insider., Touchstone Pictures
Publication
Note
  • A Civil Acition is based on the book by Jonathan Harr
  • The Insider is based on the Vanity Fair article: The man who knew too much / by Marie Brenner
  • A Civil Action is presentation of Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures. It was released as a motion picture in 1998
  • The Insider is presentation of Touchstone Pictures and Forward Pass Productions. It was released as a motion picture in 1999
  • "2-movie collection."--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn297115341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (273 min.)
Isbn
9780788886812
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936758368
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M3643
  • 56739
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)297115341
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround stereo., NTSC, region 1; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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