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Child's play

Author: Gerald HirschfeldMichael SmallJoanne Burke, (Film producer director and editor)Edward A WarschilkaLeon Prochnik, (Screenwriter)All authors
Publisher: [Saint Charles, Ill.] : Olive Films, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A young teacher, Paul Reis (Beau Bridges) arrives at an exclusive Catholic boy's school that he had attended as young man. An outbreak of cult-like violence and brutality among the students has Reis perplexed. He suspects that one of the older professors is responsible for inciting the mayhem. Joe Dobbs (Robert Preston) is the easy-going, popular English instructor and Jerome Malley (James Mason) is the widely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Robert Morasco
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Hirschfeld; Michael Small; Joanne Burke, (Film producer director and editor); Edward A Warschilka; Leon Prochnik, (Screenwriter); Sidney Lumet; David Merrick; James Mason; Robert Preston; Beau Bridges; Ron Weyand; Robert Morasco; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Olive Films.
OCLC Number: 809263845
Language Note: English dialog.
Notes: Based on the Broadway play, "Child's Play" by Robert Morasco.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
Credits: Director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld ; music, Michael Small ; film editors, Joanne Burke, Edward Warschilka.
Cast: James Mason, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Ronald Weyand.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format; region 1; anamorphic widescreen.
Responsibility: Olive Films ; Paramount ; a David Merrick production ; screenplay by Leon Prochnik ; produced by David Merrick ; directed by Sidney Lumet.

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"A young teacher, Paul Reis (Beau Bridges) arrives at an exclusive Catholic boy's school that he had attended as young man. An outbreak of cult-like violence and brutality among the students has Reis perplexed. He suspects that one of the older professors is responsible for inciting the mayhem. Joe Dobbs (Robert Preston) is the easy-going, popular English instructor and Jerome Malley (James Mason) is the widely disliked and feared Latin and Greek teacher. Leon Prochnik adapted the evocative Robert Marasco play for the screen. Directed by the great Sidney Lumet, the director of Dog Day Afternoon and Network"--Container.

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