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The Resource Some kind of hero, Paramount Pictures presents a Howard W. Koch production ; a Michael Pressman film ; screenplay by James Kirkwood and Robert Boris ; produced by Howard W. Koch ; directed by Michael Pressman

Some kind of hero, Paramount Pictures presents a Howard W. Koch production ; a Michael Pressman film ; screenplay by James Kirkwood and Robert Boris ; produced by Howard W. Koch ; directed by Michael Pressman

Label
Some kind of hero
Title
Some kind of hero
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Howard W. Koch production ; a Michael Pressman film ; screenplay by James Kirkwood and Robert Boris ; produced by Howard W. Koch ; directed by Michael Pressman
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Some kind of hero (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, King Baggot ; editor, Christopher Greenbury ; music, Patrick Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S66 2015
PerformerNote
Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox, Lynne Moody, Olivia Cole
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-2001
  • 1924-1989
  • 1945-
  • 1940-2005
  • 1924-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pressman, Michael
  • Koch, Howard W.
  • Kirkwood, James
  • Boris, Robert
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Kidder, Margot
  • Sharkey, Ray
  • Cox, Ronny
  • Kirkwood, James
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Olive Films
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • African American veterans
  • Ex-prisoners of war
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Some kind of hero, Paramount Pictures presents a Howard W. Koch production ; a Michael Pressman film ; screenplay by James Kirkwood and Robert Boris ; produced by Howard W. Koch ; directed by Michael Pressman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by James Kirkwood
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Widescreen (1.78:1)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 887090108201
  • 887090108201
Other physical details
sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11417131
Publisher number
  • OF1082
  • 11417131
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn919989107
  • (OCoLC)919989107
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Some kind of hero, Paramount Pictures presents a Howard W. Koch production ; a Michael Pressman film ; screenplay by James Kirkwood and Robert Boris ; produced by Howard W. Koch ; directed by Michael Pressman
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by James Kirkwood
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Widescreen (1.78:1)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 887090108201
  • 887090108201
Other physical details
sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11417131
Publisher number
  • OF1082
  • 11417131
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn919989107
  • (OCoLC)919989107
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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