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The Resource 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 ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Jungerwitt, Tony Thomas ; written by Tom Schulman ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

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 ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Jungerwitt, Tony Thomas ; written by Tom Schulman ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

Label
Dead Poets Society
Title
Dead Poets Society
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Jungerwitt, Tony Thomas ; written by Tom Schulman ; directed by Peter Weir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).
Cataloging source
NVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; music by Maurice Jarre ; editor, William Anderson
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
  • English or French sound tracks
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D4137 1998
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles, Norman Lloyd, Kurtwood Smith
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1943-
  • 1947 December 7-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1969-
  • 1970-
  • 1971-
  • 1914-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weir, Peter
  • Haft, Steven
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • Thomas, Tony
  • Schulman, Tom
  • Williams, Robin
  • Leonard, Robert Sean
  • Hawke, Ethan
  • Charles, Josh
  • Lloyd, Norman
  • Smith, Kurtwood
  • Silver Screen Partners IV
  • Witt-Thomas Productions
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
129
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Boarding school students
  • English teachers
  • Boarding schools
Technique
live action
Label
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 ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Jungerwitt, Tony Thomas ; written by Tom Schulman ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40924552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.)
Isbn
9781558908871
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951000682
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15092
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 611924
System details
  • DVD
  • NTSC, region 1, widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1 ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
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 ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Jungerwitt, Tony Thomas ; written by Tom Schulman ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40924552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.)
Isbn
9781558908871
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951000682
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15092
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 611924
System details
  • DVD
  • NTSC, region 1, widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1 ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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