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Amelia

Author: Ted WaittKevin HymanLydia Dean PilcherRonald BassAnna Hamilton PhelanAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Historical films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Amelia Earhart; George Palmer Putnam
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Waitt; Kevin Hyman; Lydia Dean Pilcher; Ronald Bass; Anna Hamilton Phelan; Mira Nair; Gabriel Yared; Hilary Swank; Richard Gere; Ewan McGregor; Christopher Eccleston; Fox Searchlight Pictures.; Avalon Pictures (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 476335816
Language Note: English dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the books East to the dawn by Susan Butler and The Sound of wings by Mary S. Lovell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Deleted scenes ("A social worker in Boston", "Amelia's fiancée before the Friendship Flight", "The queen of diamonds, Mabel Boll", "Arrival in Wales", "Dorothy Putnam", "Dorothy's departure", "George and Gene", "Rose Garden press conference", "Going cameling", additional around the world flying montage); "Making Amelia" featurette; "The power of Amelia Earhart" featurette; Movietone News Reels; trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson, Lee Percy ; music, Gabriel Yared.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, Cherry Jones.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for some sensuality, language, thematic elements and smoking.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Amelia (Motion picture : 2009)
Responsibility: Fox Searchlight Pictures and Avalon Pictures present a film by Mira Nair ; produced by Ted Waitt, Kevin Hyman, Lydia Dean Pilcher ; written by Ron Bass and Anna Hamilton Phelan ; directed by Mira Nair.

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Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth.

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