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The Resource Witness, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir

Witness, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir

Label
Witness
Title
Witness
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community
Related
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1986: Best screenplay, Best film editing.
Cataloging source
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
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Witness (Motion picture : 1985)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or French soundtracks; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W5864 2008
PerformerNote
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1929-2020
  • 1952-1989
  • 1929-2003
  • 1942-
  • 1957-
  • 1976-
  • 1920-2009
  • 1949-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weir, Peter
  • Feldman, Edward S.
  • Bombyk, David
  • Kelley, William
  • Wallace, Earl W.
  • Ford, Harrison
  • McGillis, Kelly
  • Sommer, M. Josef
  • Haas, Lukas
  • Rubeš, Jan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
112
Series statement
I love the 80's
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homicide investigation
  • Police corruption
  • Child witnesses
  • Amish
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Witness, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100048825
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Title on accompanying CD: Music from the '80s / Rhino Custom Products, 2008
  • Special features include: interview with Peter Weir; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • mixed
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus CD: Lips like sugar (Echo & the Bunnymen) -- Chains of love (Erasure) -- Need you tonight (INXS) -- Take on me (a-ha)
Control code
1286841
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415742945
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361381749
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 13817
  • 017367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1286841
  • (OCoLC)252785900
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Witness, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100048825
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Title on accompanying CD: Music from the '80s / Rhino Custom Products, 2008
  • Special features include: interview with Peter Weir; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • mixed
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus CD: Lips like sugar (Echo & the Bunnymen) -- Chains of love (Erasure) -- Need you tonight (INXS) -- Take on me (a-ha)
Control code
1286841
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415742945
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361381749
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 13817
  • 017367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1286841
  • (OCoLC)252785900
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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