The Resource Dave ; : Wag the dog

Dave ; : Wag the dog

Label
Dave ; : Wag the dog
Title
Dave ;
Title remainder
Wag the dog
Contributor
Actor
Distributor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Dave: An uncanny Presidential lookalike is recruited as a momentary stand-in for America's Chief Executive. However, things don't turn out exactly as planned and Dave finds himself continuing the masquerade indefinitely
  • Wag the dog: When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Related
Cataloging source
HT#
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • Dave MPAA rating: PG-13; for momentary language and a sexual situation
  • Wag the dog MPAA rating: R; for language
Language note
  • Dave: English, French or Spanish dialogue and subtitles
  • Wag the dog: English or French dialogue and subtitles
  • Closed captioned
PerformerNote
  • Dave: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn, Ving Rhames, Ben Kingsley, Laura Linney
  • Wag the dog: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst, William H. Macy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1961-
  • 1956-
  • 1943-
  • 1937-
  • 1933-
  • 1947-
  • 1982-
  • 1950-
  • 1956-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Langella, Frank
  • Rhames, Ving
  • Dunn, Kevin
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Linney, Laura
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Heche, Anne
  • Leary, Denis
  • Nelson, Willie
  • Martin, Andrea
  • Dunst, Kirsten
  • Macy, William H.
  • Reitman, Ivan
  • Ross, Gary
  • Shuler-Donner, Lauren
  • Levinson, Barry
  • Rosenthal, Jane
  • Henkin, Hilary
  • Mamet, David
  • Beinhart, Larry
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Northern Lights Entertainment (Firm)
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
  • Punch Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
206
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Impersonation
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Presidents
  • Political satire
Technique
live action
Label
Dave ; : Wag the dog
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Wag the dog based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart
  • Dave special features: Making of Dave ; Theatrical trailer
  • Wag the dog special features: From Washington to Hollywood and back ; Commentary by Dustin Hoffman and director Barry Levinson ; The line between fiction and truth: essay on politics and the media ; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dave (1993) (110 min.) / Warner Bros. presents a Northern Lights Entertainment/Donner/Shuler-Donner production ; written by Gary Ross ; produced by Lauren Shuler-Donner, Ivan Reitman ; directed by Ivan Reitman -- Wag the dog (1997) (96 min.) / New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson
Control code
ocn898487902
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (206 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000047676
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1676844
  • (OCoLC)898487902
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dave ; : Wag the dog
Distribution
Note
  • Wag the dog based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart
  • Dave special features: Making of Dave ; Theatrical trailer
  • Wag the dog special features: From Washington to Hollywood and back ; Commentary by Dustin Hoffman and director Barry Levinson ; The line between fiction and truth: essay on politics and the media ; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dave (1993) (110 min.) / Warner Bros. presents a Northern Lights Entertainment/Donner/Shuler-Donner production ; written by Gary Ross ; produced by Lauren Shuler-Donner, Ivan Reitman ; directed by Ivan Reitman -- Wag the dog (1997) (96 min.) / New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson
Control code
ocn898487902
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (206 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000047676
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1676844
  • (OCoLC)898487902
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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