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Author: James L BrooksMichael BallhausPenney Finkelman CoxPolly PlattWilliam HurtAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
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Feature films
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James L Brooks; Michael Ballhaus; Penney Finkelman Cox; Polly Platt; William Hurt; Albert Brooks; Holly Hunter; Robert Prosky; Lois Chiles; Joan Cusack; Jack Nicholson; Bill Conti; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Gracie Films.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 42956443
Language Note: English Dolby surround 2.0, French mono 2.0 with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features: scene selection ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Costume designer, Molly Maginnis ; music, Bill Conti ; casting, Ellen Chenoweth ; editor, Richard Marks ; production designer, Charles Rosen.
Cast: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, Jack Nicholson.
Awards: Berlin International Film Festival, 1988: Best actress.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Other Titles: Broadcast news (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; co-producer, Penney Finkelman Cox ; executive producer, Polly Platt ; written, directed, and produced by James L. Brooks.

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Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane.

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