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The Resource The Butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording)

The Butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording)

Label
The Butler
Title
The Butler
Statement of responsibility
Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels
Title variation
Lee Daniels' The butler
Contributor
Actor
Director
Film producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Joe Klotz ; composer (music score), Rodrigo Leão
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B88 2013
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Aml Ameen, Clarence Williams III, John P. Fertitta, Jim Gleason, Isaac White, Joe Chrest
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1937-
  • 1968-
  • 1973-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1959-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Cusack, John
  • Carey, Mariah
  • Fonda, Jane
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Howard, Terrence
  • Kravitz, Lenny
  • Marsden, James
  • Williams, Robin
  • Daniels, Lee
  • Elwes, Cassian
  • Haygood, Wil
  • Weinstein Company
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Eugene
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Butlers
  • Butlers
  • Presidents
  • Families
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Wil Haygood
  • Special features: Lee Daniels' The Butler: An American Story; the original freedom riders; deleted scenes; music video "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz; gag reel
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
Control code
ocn864830260
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 BUTLER ; XX-FF ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; LAP ; Y13MD017.
Other control number
013132611808
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 864830260
  • (OCoLC)864830260
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Butler, Weinstein Company presents a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; written by Danny Strong ; directed by Lee Daniels, (videorecording)
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Wil Haygood
  • Special features: Lee Daniels' The Butler: An American Story; the original freedom riders; deleted scenes; music video "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz; gag reel
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
Control code
ocn864830260
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 BUTLER ; XX-FF ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; LAP ; Y13MD017.
Other control number
013132611808
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 864830260
  • (OCoLC)864830260
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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