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The Resource Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording)

Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording)

Label
Almost famous
Title
Almost famous
Statement of responsibility
Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music
Awards note
  • Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cameron Crowe)
  • Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Score by Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Harley ; co-producer, Lisa Stewart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Optonal English subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
A49 2001
PerformerNote
Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Bijou Phillips, Philip Seymour Hoffman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1970-
  • 1982-
  • 1980-
  • 1980-
  • 1967-2014
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crowe, Cameron
  • Toll, John
  • Bryce, Ian
  • Crudup, Billy
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Hudson, Kate
  • Lee, Jason
  • Fugit, Patrick
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Balk, Fairuza
  • Taylor, Noah
  • Deschanel, Zooey
  • Fallon, Jimmy
  • Phillips, Bijou
  • Hoffman, Philip Seymour
  • Wilson, Nancy
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Vinyl Films (Firm)
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalists
  • Rock music
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Special features: "The making of Almost famous"; Production notes; Cast ; Filmmakers; Theatrical trailer; The Rolling stone articles; "Fever dog" music video
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
Contents
Special fieatures: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) -- Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video -- HBO behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Almost famous" -- The Rolling Stone articles -- Cast and crew bios -- Theatrical trailers -- Production notes -- Language: English DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround 2.0 surround -- Captioned in English -- Subtitled in English
Control code
ocm46439045
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780783256436
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 ALMOST ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; HMH ; V1112M5 ; HMH ; VS1203M1.
Other control number
667068781823
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
87818
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 46439045
  • (Sirsi) 46439045
  • (OCoLC)46439045
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Special features: "The making of Almost famous"; Production notes; Cast ; Filmmakers; Theatrical trailer; The Rolling stone articles; "Fever dog" music video
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
Contents
Special fieatures: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) -- Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video -- HBO behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Almost famous" -- The Rolling Stone articles -- Cast and crew bios -- Theatrical trailers -- Production notes -- Language: English DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround 2.0 surround -- Captioned in English -- Subtitled in English
Control code
ocm46439045
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780783256436
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 ALMOST ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; HMH ; V1112M5 ; HMH ; VS1203M1.
Other control number
667068781823
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
87818
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 46439045
  • (Sirsi) 46439045
  • (OCoLC)46439045
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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