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Uniform Title Daniel (Motion picture)
Title Daniel / Paramount ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; screenplay by E.L. Doctorow ; a John Heyman production ; produced by Burtt Harris.

Publication Info. [Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD DANIEL    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
Cast Timothy Hutton, Amanda Plummer, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Asner, Ellen Barkin, Julie Bovasso, Tovah Feldshuh,.
Credits Director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak ; editor, Peter C. Frank; traditional songs sung by Paul Robeson ; additional music, Bob James.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Based on the novel: The book of Daniel / E.L. Doctorow.
Summary A fictionalized account of the son of a Jewish couple who are branded as spies and put to death by the U.S. government. Believing that his parents were wrongly convicted and executed, their son Daniel Isaacson, an anti-war activist, sets out to clear their name. The film flips back and forth from the story of Daniel and the story of his parents. Based on the real case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Subject Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Drama.
Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Drama.
Trials (Espionage) -- United States -- Drama.
Spies -- United States -- Drama.
Jewish families -- Drama.
Children of prisoners -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Subject Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953. (OCoLC)fst00016547
Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953. (OCoLC)fst00016549
Children of prisoners. (OCoLC)fst00855496
Jewish families. (OCoLC)fst00982765
Spies. (OCoLC)fst01129772
Trials. (OCoLC)fst01156290
Trials (Espionage) (OCoLC)fst01156328
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011, film director.
Heyman, John, 1933- film producer.
Harris, Burtt, film producer.
Doctorow, E. L., 1931-2015, screenwriter.
Hutton, Timothy, 1960- actor.
Plummer, Amanda, actor.
Patinkin, Mandy, actor.
Crouse, Lindsay, actor.
Asner, Edward, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Doctorow, E. L., 1931-2015. Book of Daniel.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
Olive Films, film distributor.
Standard No. 887090106306
Music No. OF1063 Olive Films
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