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The Resource The river, a Universal Picture, an Edward Lewis production, a Mark Rydell film ; produced by Edward Lewis and Robert Cortes ; story by Robert Dillon ; screenplay by Robert Dillon and Julain Barry ; directed by Mark Rydell

The river, a Universal Picture, an Edward Lewis production, a Mark Rydell film ; produced by Edward Lewis and Robert Cortes ; story by Robert Dillon ; screenplay by Robert Dillon and Julain Barry ; directed by Mark Rydell

Label
The river
Title
The river
Statement of responsibility
a Universal Picture, an Edward Lewis production, a Mark Rydell film ; produced by Edward Lewis and Robert Cortes ; story by Robert Dillon ; screenplay by Robert Dillon and Julain Barry ; directed by Mark Rydell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom and Mae Garvey are struggling to keep their homestead safe from the local power authority who wants to flood their land. When Mae's former beau, Joe Wade, turns out to be in charge of the plan to acquire the property, tensions run high, climaxing in a devastating confrontation on the flooded river banks
Cataloging source
INT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Sidney Levin ; music, John Williams ; production designer, Charles Rosen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.D55
LC item number
R5847 1999
PerformerNote
Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1942-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rydell, Mark
  • Gibson, Mel
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Glenn, Scott
  • Williams, John
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farms, Small
  • Floods
  • Families
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The river, a Universal Picture, an Edward Lewis production, a Mark Rydell film ; produced by Edward Lewis and Robert Cortes ; story by Robert Dillon ; screenplay by Robert Dillon and Julain Barry ; directed by Mark Rydell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Production notes; cast & filmmakers' bios; film highlights; theatrical trailer; and web links
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780783230597
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192042720
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
20427
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm45199620
  • (OCoLC)45199620
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The river, a Universal Picture, an Edward Lewis production, a Mark Rydell film ; produced by Edward Lewis and Robert Cortes ; story by Robert Dillon ; screenplay by Robert Dillon and Julain Barry ; directed by Mark Rydell
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Production notes; cast & filmmakers' bios; film highlights; theatrical trailer; and web links
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780783230597
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192042720
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
20427
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm45199620
  • (OCoLC)45199620
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
laserdisc

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