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Broadcast news / 20th Century Fox ; a Gracie Films production ; written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks.

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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston DVD BRO (Text) 38209000828841 DVD Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch DVD R BRO (Text) 37516001991158 DVD Movie Shelf -- Adult Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD BRO (Text) 31951003283972 Main Floor - DVDs Reshelving -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1.
DVD release of the 1987 motion picture.
Special features: scene selection ; original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Co-producer, Penney finkelman Cox ; music, Bill Conti ; editor, Richard Marks ; director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; production designer ; executive producer, Polly Platt.
Participant or Performer Note:
William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles ; Joan Cusack.
Summary, etc.:
Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby surround (English) and mono (French).
Language Note:
English or French with optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Broadcast journalism > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Television journalists > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Women television producers and directors > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
DVD.

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