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The Resource Meet Joe Black, Universal Pictures presents a City Lights Films production ; screenplay by Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno and Kevin Wade and Bo Goldman ; produced and directed by Martin Brest

Meet Joe Black, Universal Pictures presents a City Lights Films production ; screenplay by Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno and Kevin Wade and Bo Goldman ; produced and directed by Martin Brest

Label
Meet Joe Black
Title
Meet Joe Black
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a City Lights Films production ; screenplay by Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno and Kevin Wade and Bo Goldman ; produced and directed by Martin Brest
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Bill Parrish, wealthy media tycoon, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. One morning, Death, personified as a man, Joe Black, arrives with a proposition: he'll delay Bill's imminent demise in exchange for a tour of life. Joe disrupts Bill's world of privilege and corporate intrique and then falls for Bill's beautiful daughter
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Music by Thomas Newman ; director of photography, Emmanual Lubezki
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
In English with optional French or Spanish soundtracks; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber, Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Tambor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1937-
  • 1964-
  • 1944-
  • 1951-
  • 1932-
  • 1955-
  • 1891-1957
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  • Pitt, Brad
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Forlani, Claire
  • Weber, Jake
  • Harden, Marcia Gay
  • Tambor, Jeffrey
  • Brest, Martin.
  • Osborn, Ron
  • Reno, Jeff
  • Wade, Kevin
  • Goldman, Bo
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Casella, Alberto
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • City Light Films
Runtime
180
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  • Death
  • Fathers and daughters
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Meet Joe Black, Universal Pictures presents a City Lights Films production ; screenplay by Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno and Kevin Wade and Bo Goldman ; produced and directed by Martin Brest
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Wide screen
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998
  • Adapted from the 1934 film Death Takes a Holiday by Maxwell Anderson and Gladys Lehman which is based on the play by Alberto Casella entitled La Morte in vacanza
  • Special features: spotlight on location; production notes; cast & filmmakers' bios
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9780783233475
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053122
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 20531
  • 10030029
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41167716
  • (Sirsi) o41167716
  • (TMQ) o41167716
  • 17726
  • 1629967
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo., 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Meet Joe Black, Universal Pictures presents a City Lights Films production ; screenplay by Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno and Kevin Wade and Bo Goldman ; produced and directed by Martin Brest
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Wide screen
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998
  • Adapted from the 1934 film Death Takes a Holiday by Maxwell Anderson and Gladys Lehman which is based on the play by Alberto Casella entitled La Morte in vacanza
  • Special features: spotlight on location; production notes; cast & filmmakers' bios
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9780783233475
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053122
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 20531
  • 10030029
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41167716
  • (Sirsi) o41167716
  • (TMQ) o41167716
  • 17726
  • 1629967
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo., 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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