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Uniform Title Johnny got his gun (Motion picture)
Title Dalton Trumbo's Johnny got his gun / Roxbury Entertainment ; Arch Oboler Productions ; producer, Bruce Campbell ; novel and screenplay, Dalton Trumbo ; director, Dalton Trumbo.

Publication Info. Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD JOHNNY    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen, NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Cast Timothy Bottoms, Jason Robards, Kathy Fields, Donald Sutherland, Marsha Hunt, Diane Varsi.
Credits Director of photography, Jules Brenner ; composer and conductor, Jerry Fielding.
Note Based on the novel by Dalton Trumbo.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; mild language, crude humor and some thematic elements.
Summary After a shell leaves his body mangled on the final day of World War I, young Joe Bonham lies trapped in a hospital bed. He is a fully conscious quadruple amputee who cannot speak, hear or see. He is left to wander within his own mind and goes between his harsh reality and memories of a happier life long gone. Delve into the mind of a man lost somewhere on the edges of sanity and insanity, life and death.
Note Special features: "Dalton Trumbo: rebel in Hollywood" documentary (2006); new interview with Timothy Bottoms; music video "One" by Metallica; rare behind-the-scenes footage with commentary by Timothy Bottoms and director of photography Jules Brenner; 1940 radio adapation of Johnny got his gun starring James Cagney; "Johnny got his gun" article from American Cinematographer (1971); original theatrical trailer.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Amputees -- Psychology -- Drama.
Arm -- Amputation -- Drama.
Leg -- Amputation -- Drama.
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries -- United States -- Drama.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Hospitals -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Added Author Campbell, Bruce.
Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976.
Bottoms, Timothy, 1949-
Robards, Jason.
Fields, Kathy, 1958-
Sutherland, Donald, 1935-2024
Hunt, Marsha, 1917-2022
Varsi, Diane.
Fielding, Jerry, 1922-1980.
Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976. Johnny got his gun.
Roxbury Entertainment (Firm)
Arch Oboler Productions (Firm)
Shout! Factory (Firm)
Added Title Johnny got his gun
ISBN 9781603992602
Standard No. 826663113129
Music No. SF11312 Shout! Factory
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