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Title Broadcast news [(DVD) videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Gracie Films production ; written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks.

Edition Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, 2010.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F BRO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F BRO    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 552
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 552.
System Details DVD, widescreen (16x9, 1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround; region 1, NTSC.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter.
Credits Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; film editor, Richard Marks ; music by Bill Conti.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary A caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter. James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing.
Note Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; new audio commentary on Brooks career in television and film; deleted scenes and an alternate ending, with commentary by Brooks; new video interview with veteran CBS news producer Susan Zirinsky; featurette containing on-set footage and interviews; original theatrical trailer; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Carrie Rickey.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Broadcast journalism -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Television journalists -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Women television producers and directors -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hurt, William.
Brooks, Albert, 1947-
Hunter, Holly, 1958-
Brooks, James L.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Gracie Films.
ISBN 9781604653700
Standard No. 715515066716
Music No. CC1968D Criterion Collection
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