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Born on the Fourth of July

Author: A Kitman HoOliver StoneRon KovicTom CruiseKyra SedgwickAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal : MCA Home Video, ©1990, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the young Ron Kovic from his days as a zealous teen who eagerly joins up for the Vietnam War, to his return from the war as an embittered veteran, paralyzed from mid-chest down. Chronicles his disillusionment with the country's continued involvement in Vietnam, his physical struggle and his emergence as a brave new voice for thousands of disenchanted vets.
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Genre/Form: War films
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Ron Kovic; Ron Kovic
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: A Kitman Ho; Oliver Stone; Ron Kovic; Tom Cruise; Kyra Sedgwick; Raymond J Barry; Jerry Levine; Frank Whaley; Caroline Kava; Willem Dafoe; Robert Richardson; John Williams; Bruno Rubeo; Universal Pictures (Firm); MCA Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1558801650 9781558801653
OCLC Number: 22200460
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by Ron Kovic.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; music, John Williams ; production designer, Bruno Rubeo.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Jerry Levine, Frank Whaley, Caroline Kava, Willem Dafoe.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (145 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, stereo.
Contents: Follows the young Ron Kovic from his days as a zealous teen who eagerly joins up for the Vietnam War, to his return from the war as an embittered veteran, paralyzed from mid-chest down. Chronicles his disillusionment with the country's continued involvement in Vietnam, his physical struggle and his emergence as a brave new voice for thousands of disenchanted vets.
Other Titles: Born on the Fourth of July (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal City Studios, Inc. ; producers, A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone ; screenplay writers, Oliver Stone and Ron Kovic ; director, Oliver Stone.

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Follows the young Ron Kovic from his days as a zealous teen who eagerly joins up for the Vietnam War, to his return from the war as an embittered veteran, paralyzed from mid-chest down. Chronicles his disillusionment with the country's continued involvement in Vietnam, his physical struggle and his emergence as a brave new voice for thousands of disenchanted vets.

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