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The Resource The butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording DVD)

The butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The butler
Title
The butler
Statement of responsibility
Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels
Title variation
Lee Daniels' Butler
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a White House butler, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Butler (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematographer, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Joe Klotz ; composer (music score), Rodrigo Leão
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1959-
  • 1966-
  • 1968-
  • 1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Strong, Danny
  • Daniels, Lee
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Cusack, John
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Fonda, Jane
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Haygood, Wil
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Eugene
  • Butlers
  • Presidents
  • Families
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Wil Haygood
  • Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines
  • Special features: Lee Daniels' The Butler: An American Story; the original freedom riders; deleted scenes; music video "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz; gag reel
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
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132611808
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864830260
  • (OCoLC)ocn864830260
  • 347466
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Wil Haygood
  • Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines
  • Special features: Lee Daniels' The Butler: An American Story; the original freedom riders; deleted scenes; music video "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz; gag reel
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
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132611808
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864830260
  • (OCoLC)ocn864830260
  • 347466
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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