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The Resource The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner, (DVD)

The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner, (DVD)

Label
The best man
Title
The best man
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner
Title variation
Gore Vidal's The best man
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Tracy).
Cataloging source
IKG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; editor, Robert E. Swink ; music, Mort Lindsey
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G67 2010
PerformerNote
Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton, Shelley Berman, Lee Tracy, Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond, Kevin McCarthy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2006
  • 1925-2012
  • 1905-1982
  • 1923-2011
  • 1927-2008
  • 1922-1976
  • 1898-1968
  • 1909-2001
  • 1914-2010
  • 1923-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schaffner, Franklin J
  • Millar, Stuart
  • Turman, Lawrence
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Robertson, Cliff
  • Adams, Edie
  • Leighton, Margaret
  • Berman, Shelley
  • Tracy, Lee
  • Sothern, Ann
  • Raymond, Gene
  • McCarthy, Kevin
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • Lindsey, Mort
  • United Artists (Firm)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
102
Series statement
Metro Goldwyn Mayer limited edition collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidential candidates
  • Political campaigns
  • Political campaigns
  • Presidential candidates
  • Presidents
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner, (DVD)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904219293
Other physical details
black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1619356
  • (OCoLC)722384635
  • (OCoLC)ocn722384635
  • 1619356
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner, (DVD)
Link
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904219293
Other physical details
black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1619356
  • (OCoLC)722384635
  • (OCoLC)ocn722384635
  • 1619356
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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