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The day of the dolphin / Joseph E. Levine presents a Mike Nichols film, a joint venture between Home Vision Entertainment and Janus Films, an Avco Embassy picture ; producer, Robert E. Relyea ; writer, Buck Henry ; director, Mike Nichols.

Relyea, Robert E. (Added Author). Henry, Buck. (Added Author). Nichols, Mike. (Added Author). Scott, George C., 1927-1999 (Added Author). Van Devere, Trish. (Added Author). Sorvino, Paul. (Added Author). Dehner, John. (Added Author). Darden, Severn, 1929-1995 (Added Author). Wilson, Elizabeth, 1921-2015 (Added Author). Roerick, William, 1911-1995 (Added Author). Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014 (Added Author). Weaver, Fritz, 1926-2016 (Added Author). Fraker, William A., 1923-2010 (Added Author). Graham, Angelo. (Added Author). O'Steen, Sam, 1923-2000 (Added Author). Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992 (Added Author). Sylbert, Anthea. (Added Author). Sylbert, Richard. (Added Author). Merle, Robert, 1908-2004 Day of the dolphin. (Added Author). Home Vision Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Janus Films. (Added Author). Avco Embassy Pictures. (Added Author). George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John Dehner, Severn Darden, Elizabeth Wilson, William Roerick, Edward Herrmann, Fritz Weaver. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Criterion collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD DAY (Text) 39206019387685 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780026845
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version (2.35:1).
  • Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Based on the novel by Robert Merle.
Special features: interviews with screenwriter Buck Henry and co-stars Leslie Charleson and Edward Herrmann; the world's most amazing Dolphin trivia gallery; dolphin bios; essay by film critic Nathan Rabin of the Orion.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, william A. Fraker ; art director, Angelo Graham ; editor, Sam O'Steen ; music composer, Georges Delerue ; costume designer, Anthea sylbert ; production designer, Richard Sylbert.
Participant or Performer Note:
George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John Dehner, Severn Darden, Elizabeth Wilson, William Roerick, Edward Herrmann, Fritz Weaver.
Summary, etc.:
Dr. Terrell is a researcher who, along with his wife Maggie), are investigating dolphin intelligence, believing they have the capability of speech. Harold DeMilo, in charge of a major corporation, sponsors their work. But undercover work by government agent Curtis Mahoney reveals that DeMilo is working with a right-wing group planning to kidnap the dolphins and use them to blow up the presidential yacht. Jake and Maggie have to race against time to save both their dolphins and the president.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Dolphins > Drama.
Animal intelligence > Drama.
Presidents > Assassination attempts > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Suspense films.

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