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The Resource Wag the Dog, New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)

Wag the Dog, New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)

Label
Wag the Dog
Title
Wag the Dog
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Member of
Cataloging source
CIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Stu Linder; music, Mark Knopfler
Dewey number
  • 791.43/72
  • 002
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
In English with optional soundtrack in French; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1995.9.P6
LC item number
  • .W34 1998
  • W3 1998a
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1933-
  • 1947-
  • 1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Henkin, Hilary
  • Mamet, David
  • Levinson, Barry
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Heche, Anne
  • Leary, Denis
  • Nelson, Willie
  • Martin, Andrea
  • Dunst, Kirsten
  • Beinhart, Larry
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
  • Punch Productions
  • New Line Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
New Line platinum series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beinhart, Larry
  • Presidents
  • Sex scandals
  • Feature films
  • Dark comedy films
  • Comedy films
  • Political films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Political satire
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wag the Dog, New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Contains fullscreen version formatted to fit TV and widescreen version with original 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette 'From Washington to Hollywood and back'; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A. Widescreen version -- Side B. Fullscreen version
Control code
ocm39692923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780622562
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00794043465826
  • 794043465826
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)39692923
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wag the Dog, New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Contains fullscreen version formatted to fit TV and widescreen version with original 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette 'From Washington to Hollywood and back'; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A. Widescreen version -- Side B. Fullscreen version
Control code
ocm39692923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780622562
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00794043465826
  • 794043465826
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)39692923
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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