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The Resource Backdraft, Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Trilogy Entertainment Group/Brian Grazer production ; produced by Richard B. Lewis, Pen Densham, John Watson ; written by Gregory Widen ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording DVD)

Backdraft, Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Trilogy Entertainment Group/Brian Grazer production ; produced by Richard B. Lewis, Pen Densham, John Watson ; written by Gregory Widen ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Backdraft
Title
Backdraft
Statement of responsibility
Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Trilogy Entertainment Group/Brian Grazer production ; produced by Richard B. Lewis, Pen Densham, John Watson ; written by Gregory Widen ; directed by Ron Howard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Stephen McCaffrey and his younger brother Brian are two feuding siblings carrying on an heroic family tradition in the Chicago fire department. Hot-headed Stephen is so relentlessly committed to firefighting that he drives Brian out of active duty and into a less dangerous department. Assisting arson investigator, Brian becomes involved in solving a puzzling series of arson attacks, each ignited by explosive phenomena known as backdrafts
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Mikael Salomon ; editors, Daniel Hanley, Michael Hill ; music, Hans Zimmer ; production designer, Albert Brenner
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish, with French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Robert DeNiro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca DeMornay
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1963-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Howard, Ron
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Baldwin, William
  • Glenn, Scott
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Widen, Gregory
  • Zimmer, Hans
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fire fighters
  • Fire investigation
  • Arson
  • Arson investigation
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Backdraft, Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Trilogy Entertainment Group/Brian Grazer production ; produced by Richard B. Lewis, Pen Densham, John Watson ; written by Gregory Widen ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1991 motion picture
  • Special features: Ron Howard introduction; deleted scenes; "Igniting the story": director Ron Howard, producer Brian Grazer and other discuss the evolution of the film from script to screen; "Bringing together the team": from casting to clinics; "The explosive stunts": filmmakers reveal the state-of-the-art technology and heroic stunts that created the action of the film; "Creating the villain: the fire": the talented team of special effects creators and stunt coordinators work together to bring the fire to life; "Real-life firemen, real-life stories": get an insider's perspective on what it takes to be a firefighter in a round-table discussion with the crew of Station 73, Santa Clarita
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 135 min.)
Isbn
9780783237435
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192056529
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm70144942
  • (OCoLC)70144942
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.; dual-layer (Disc 1), single-layer (Disc 2); NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Backdraft, Imagine Films Entertainment presents a Trilogy Entertainment Group/Brian Grazer production ; produced by Richard B. Lewis, Pen Densham, John Watson ; written by Gregory Widen ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1991 motion picture
  • Special features: Ron Howard introduction; deleted scenes; "Igniting the story": director Ron Howard, producer Brian Grazer and other discuss the evolution of the film from script to screen; "Bringing together the team": from casting to clinics; "The explosive stunts": filmmakers reveal the state-of-the-art technology and heroic stunts that created the action of the film; "Creating the villain: the fire": the talented team of special effects creators and stunt coordinators work together to bring the fire to life; "Real-life firemen, real-life stories": get an insider's perspective on what it takes to be a firefighter in a round-table discussion with the crew of Station 73, Santa Clarita
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 135 min.)
Isbn
9780783237435
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192056529
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm70144942
  • (OCoLC)70144942
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.; dual-layer (Disc 1), single-layer (Disc 2); NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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