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Dead Poets Society / Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir.

Weir, Peter, 1944- (Added Author). Haft, Steven. (Added Author). Witt, Paul Junger, 1943- (Added Author). Thomas, Tony, 1947- (Added Author). Schulman, Tom. (Added Author). Williams, Robin, 1951-2014 (Added Author). Leonard, Robert Sean, 1969- (Added Author). Hawke, Ethan, 1970- (Added Author). Jarre, Maurice. (Added Author). Silver Screen Partners IV. (Added Author). Witt-Thomas Productions (Added Author). Touchstone Pictures. (Added Author). Touchstone Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 39 of 45 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 45 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron DVD 2135 (Text) 75253000048317 DVD/Drama Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA DEA (Text) 37521530511734 AMPL DVD Holdable Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA DEA (Text) 37521530621244 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD DEA (Text) 36803000864608 DVD Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch EAS DVD DEA (Text) 36804000224827 DVD Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville DVD 571 DEA (Text) 76895000121980 1st Floor Audio Visual Available -
Colfax-Perry Twp PL DVD FIC DEA (Text) 74121000089252 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD DEAD POETS SOCIETY (Text) 34304000356507 Adult - DVD Available -
Eckhart PL - Main DVD Dead Poets Society (Text) 840191002075382 Movies - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL DVD DEA (Text) 38217000461109 DVD-Orange Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1558908870
  • ISBN: 9781558908871
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video : [1998]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, William Anderson ; music by Maurice Jarre ; production designer, Wendy Stites.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke.
Summary, etc.:
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Surround.
Language Note:
Language tracks in English or dubbed French.
Awards Note:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).
Subject: Teacher-student relationships > Drama.
Boarding school students > United States > Drama.
English teachers > United States > Drama.
Boarding schools > United States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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