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The Resource Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions, (videorecording)

Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions, (videorecording)

Label
Jefferson in Paris
Title
Jefferson in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Cataloging source
FQG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Ismail Merchant ; co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; photography, Pierre L'Homme ; editing, Andrew Marcus, Isabel Lorente ; music, Richard Robbins
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Nick Nolte (Thomas Jefferson), Greta Scacchi (Maria Cosway), Simon Callow (Richard Cosway), Thandie Newton (Sally Hemings), Jean-Pierre Aumont (D'Hancarville), James Earl Jones (Madison Hemings), Beatrice Winde (Mary Hemings), Gwyneth Paltrow (Patsy Jefferson), Estelle Eonnet (Polly Jefferson), Seth Gilliam (James Hemings), Michael Lonsdale (Louis XVI), Charlotte de Turckheim (Marie Antoinette), Todd Boyce (William Short), Tim Choate (Reporter), Ismail Merchant (Tipoo Sultan's Ambassador), Daniel Mesguich (Mesmer)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1972-
  • 1949-
  • 1927-2013
  • 1940-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolte, Nick
  • Scacchi, Greta
  • Newton, Thandie
  • Paltrow, Gwyneth
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Aumont, Jean Pierre
  • Callow, Simon
  • Turckheim, Charlotte de
  • Merchant, Ismail
  • Ivory, James
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
  • Robbins, Richard
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Cosway, Maria Hadfield
  • Cosway, Richard
  • Eppes, Maria
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson
  • Louis
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Historical films
  • Biographical films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Adultery
  • Slaves
  • Fathers and daughters
  • France
Technique
live action
Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD release of the 1995 motion picture
  • Rated PG-13 for mature theme, some images of violence, and a bawdy puppet show
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54983365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [139 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788844010
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936209853
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
29291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 567411
  • (Sirsi) o54983365
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD release of the 1995 motion picture
  • Rated PG-13 for mature theme, some images of violence, and a bawdy puppet show
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54983365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [139 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788844010
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936209853
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
29291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 567411
  • (Sirsi) o54983365
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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