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The Resource John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper

John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper

Label
John Adams
Title
John Adams
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Awards note
  • Golden Globe awards, 2009: Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television (Giamatti) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television (Linney) ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television (Wilkinson).
  • Primetime Emmy Awards, 2008: Outstanding Miniseries ; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Giamatti) ; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Linney) ;Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Wilkinson) ; Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Ellis, Independence episode) ; Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie (Fujimoto, Independence episode) ; 7 others.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Casting, Kathleen Chipin, Nina Gold ; music, Rob Lane, Joseph Vitarelli ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; production designer, Gemma Jackson ; consulting producer, Graham Yost ; executive producers, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman ; co-executive producers, Kirk Ellis, Frank Doelger
Date time place
Originally broadcast on HBO as a seven-part mini-series in 2008
Intended audience
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-14
Language note
In English (5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0) dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd, Justin Theroux, Ritchie Coster, Guy Henry, Stephen Dillane, David Morse, Željko Ivanek, John Dossett, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Judith Magre, Steven Hinkle, Madeline Taylor, Neal Huff, Tom Wilkinson, Tom Hollander, Sarah Polley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Rufus Sewell, Samuel Barnett, Andrew Scott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1952-
  • 1962-
  • 1960-
  • 1956-
  • 1953-
  • 1957-
  • 1994-
  • 1996-
  • 1948-
  • 1967-
  • 1967-
  • 1980-
  • 1976-
  • 1951-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hooper, Tom
  • Coatsworth, David
  • Shareshian, Steven
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Goetzman, Gary
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Linney, Laura
  • Huston, Danny
  • Lloyd, John Bedford
  • Theroux, Justin
  • Coster, Ritchie
  • Henry, Guy
  • Dillane, Stephen
  • Morse, David
  • Ivanek, Željko
  • Dossett, John
  • Anglade, Jean-Hugues
  • Magre, Judith
  • Hinkle, Steven
  • Taylor, Madeline
  • Huff, Neal
  • Wilkinson, Tom
  • Hollander, Tom
  • Polley, Sarah
  • Moss-Bachrach, Ebon
  • Sewell, Rufus
  • Barnett, Samuel
  • Scott, Andrew
  • Lane, Rob
  • Vitarelli, Joseph
  • Oliver, Melanie
  • Jackson, Gemma
  • Fujimoto, Tak
  • Cohen, Danny
  • Ellis, Kirk
  • Ashford, Michelle
  • McCullough, David G
  • HBO Films
  • Playtone (Firm)
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
Runtime
501
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, John
  • Adams, Abigail
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper
Link
http://www.mackin.com/BookPics/Book.aspx?isbn=9781419868771
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book written by David McCullough
  • Special features: Discs 1-3: Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; disc 3: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words (a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough); "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette
  • Videorecording
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
Contents
  • Reunion
  • directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis & Michelle Ashford
  • Unite or die
  • directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Disc three.
  • Unnecessary war
  • directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Peacefield
  • director of photography, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Disc one.
  • Join or die
  • director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Independence
  • director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Disc two.
  • Don't tread on me
  • directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 501 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929020065
  • 7321902227726
  • 883929335459
  • 883929531530
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
  • 1000038820
  • 3000066921
  • 4000015383
  • 2000003070
  • 2000003071
  • 2000003075
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)214285828
  • ocn214285828
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Adams, HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper
Link
http://www.mackin.com/BookPics/Book.aspx?isbn=9781419868771
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book written by David McCullough
  • Special features: Discs 1-3: Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; disc 3: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words (a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough); "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette
  • Videorecording
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
Contents
  • Reunion
  • directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis & Michelle Ashford
  • Unite or die
  • directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Disc three.
  • Unnecessary war
  • directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Peacefield
  • director of photography, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Disc one.
  • Join or die
  • director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Independence
  • director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis
  • Disc two.
  • Don't tread on me
  • directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 501 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929020065
  • 7321902227726
  • 883929335459
  • 883929531530
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
  • 1000038820
  • 3000066921
  • 4000015383
  • 2000003070
  • 2000003071
  • 2000003075
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)214285828
  • ocn214285828
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

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