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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
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
Related
Member of
_jQtpz0i-7k
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OF1082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919989107
  • (OCoLC)ocn919989107
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OF1082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919989107
  • (OCoLC)ocn919989107
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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