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Deliverance / Warner Communications Company ; A John Boorman Film ; screenplay by James Dickey, based on his novel ; produced and directed by John Boorman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna A-VC DEL (Text) 35887000236454 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (109 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1997]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videocassette release of the 1972 motion picture.
Title from cassette label.
Based on the novel by James Dickey.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Tom Priestley ; art director, Fred Harpman ; technical advisers, Charles Wiggin, E. Lewis King ; "Duelling Banjos" arranged and played by Eric Weissberg with Steve Mandell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox.
Jon Voight (Ed), Burt Reynolds (Lewis), Ned Beatty (Bobby), Ronny Cox (Drew), Bill McKinney (Mountain man), Herbert "Cowboy" Coward (Toothless man), James Dickey (Sheriff Bullard).
Summary, etc.:
They left their troubles at the office. Left the wives and kids behind. Four men bound for the wilderness, for a great adventure--without their golf clubs. Lewis has talked his buddies Ed, Drew, and Bobby into going on a canoe trip down the Cahulawassee River, which is soon to be dammed. It was the weekend they hoped for, but it turns out to be a weekend where the destruction of nature, macho posturing, conflict between city and country folk, and the dangerous disconnection of modern civilization from nature will loom entirely too large.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
Subject: Dickey, James > Film adaptations.
Canoe camping > Drama.
Hostages > Drama.
Mountain people > Drama.
Survival > Drama.
Wilderness survival > Drama.
Georgia > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.

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