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The Resource Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures ; directed by Steven Zaillian ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and Willian Horberg, (DVD)

Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures ; directed by Steven Zaillian ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and Willian Horberg, (DVD)

Label
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Title
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; directed by Steven Zaillian ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and Willian Horberg
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other
Cataloging source
JQA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music composed by James Horner ; edited by Wayne Wahrman
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English and French
PerformerNote
Joe Mantegna, Laurence Fishburne, Joan Allen, Max Pomeranc, Ben Kingsley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1958-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Waitzkin, Fred
  • Mantegna, Joe
  • Fishburne, Larry
  • Allen, Joan
  • Pomeranc, Max
  • Rudin, Scott
  • Horberg, William
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Paramount Pictures
Runtime
109
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waitzkin, Max
  • Waitzkin, Fred
  • Chess players
  • Fathers and sons
  • Gifted children
Technique
live action
Label
Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures ; directed by Steven Zaillian ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and Willian Horberg, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture
  • Based on the book by Fred Waitzkin
  • Special features: Interactive menus, scene selection
Control code
ocm50332089
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780792166252
Other physical details
sd., col.
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, English 5.1 surround and English Dolby surround, French Dolby surround
Label
Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures ; directed by Steven Zaillian ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and Willian Horberg, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture
  • Based on the book by Fred Waitzkin
  • Special features: Interactive menus, scene selection
Control code
ocm50332089
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780792166252
Other physical details
sd., col.
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, English 5.1 surround and English Dolby surround, French Dolby surround

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