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The Resource Network, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; a Howard Gottfried/Paddy Chayefsky production

Network, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; a Howard Gottfried/Paddy Chayefsky production

Label
Network
Title
Network
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; a Howard Gottfried/Paddy Chayefsky production
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness
Awards note
Academy Award winner, 1977: Best Leading Actor (Peter Finch) ; Best Leading Actress (Faye Dunaway) ; Best Supporting Actress (Beatrice Straight) ; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Paddy Chayefsky)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Owen Roizman ; production designer, Philip Rosenberg ; costume designer, Theoni V. Aldredge ; editor, Alan Heim ; original music composed and conducted by Elliot Lawrence
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M39
LC item number
N489675 2006
PerformerNote
Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, Wesley Addy, Ned Beatty, Jordan Charney, Conchata Ferrell, Darryl Hickman, Roy Poole, William Prince, Beatrice Straight, Marlene Warfield, Arthur Burghardt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1923-1981
  • 1918-1981
  • 1916-1977
  • 1924-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Chayefsky, Paddy
  • Caruso, Frederick C.
  • Gottfried, Howard
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Holden, William
  • Finch, Peter
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Addy, Wesley
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Charney, Jordan
  • Ferrell, Conchata
  • Hickman, Darryl
  • Poole, Roy
  • Prince, William
  • Straight, Beatrice
  • Warfield, Marlene
  • Burghardt, Arthur
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television news anchors
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Sensationalism in journalism
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Network, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; a Howard Gottfried/Paddy Chayefsky production
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Sidney Lumet; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: The making of 'Network" (a 6-part 30th anniversary documentary): Network : the world and words of Paddy Chayefsky, Network : the cast, the characters, Network : mad as hell! the creation of a movie movement, Network : the experience, Network : the style, Network : by Walter Cronkite; Dinah! with Paddy Chayefsky (vintage interview excerpt hosted by Dinah Shore); Private screenings with Sidney Lumet (Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne interviews the director)
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.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen; two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (121 minutes)
Isbn
9780790793054
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569692428
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
66924
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63791577
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Network, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by Paddy Chayefsky ; produced by Howard Gottfried ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; a Howard Gottfried/Paddy Chayefsky production
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Sidney Lumet; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: The making of 'Network" (a 6-part 30th anniversary documentary): Network : the world and words of Paddy Chayefsky, Network : the cast, the characters, Network : mad as hell! the creation of a movie movement, Network : the experience, Network : the style, Network : by Walter Cronkite; Dinah! with Paddy Chayefsky (vintage interview excerpt hosted by Dinah Shore); Private screenings with Sidney Lumet (Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne interviews the director)
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.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen; two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (121 minutes)
Isbn
9780790793054
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569692428
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
66924
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63791577
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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