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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • engfre
  • engfrespa
  • 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
Related
Cataloging source
CIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Stu Linder; music, Mark Knopfler
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
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst
Runtime
97
Series statement
New Line platinum series
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, (videorecording)
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 original aspect ratio
  • Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm39692923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen and full screen versions.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780780622562
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043465826
Other physical details
sd., col., double sided
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
750277
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital stereo 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc
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, (videorecording)
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 original aspect ratio
  • Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm39692923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen and full screen versions.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780780622562
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043465826
Other physical details
sd., col., double sided
Publisher number
N4658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
750277
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital stereo 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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