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The Resource The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner

The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner

Label
The best man
Title
The best man
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner
Title variation
Gore Vidal's The best man
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Awards note
Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Tracy).
Cataloging source
IKG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; editor, Robert E. Swink ; music, Mort Lindsey
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton, Shelley Berman, Lee Tracy, Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond, Kevin McCarthy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2006
  • 1925-2012
  • 1905-1982
  • 1923-2011
  • 1927-2008
  • 1922-1976
  • 1898-1968
  • 1909-2001
  • 1914-2010
  • 1923-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schaffner, Franklin J
  • Millar, Stuart
  • Turman, Lawrence
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Robertson, Cliff
  • Adams, Edie
  • Leighton, Margaret
  • Berman, Shelley
  • Tracy, Lee
  • Sothern, Ann
  • Raymond, Gene
  • McCarthy, Kevin
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • Lindsey, Mort
  • United Artists (Firm)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
102
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidential candidates
  • Political campaigns
  • Political films
  • Feature films
  • Film adaptations
Technique
live action
Label
The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883904219293
  • 885444296291
Other physical details
b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)722384635
  • (OCoLC)ocn722384635
  • 841855
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best man, United Artists ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; directed by Franklin Schaffner
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883904219293
  • 885444296291
Other physical details
b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)722384635
  • (OCoLC)ocn722384635
  • 841855
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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