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The executioner's song

Author: Tommy Lee JonesChristine LahtiRosanna ArquetteEli WallachNorman MailerAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : CBS DVD ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director's cutView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of Gary Gilmore and the tragic chain of events which led him to commit two cruel and senseless murders. These crimes would eventually cause him to become the first person in over ten years to be executed in the electric chair. This "director's cut" combines elements from the 97-minute European theatrical release with the original 157-minute U.S. TV miniseries.
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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Biographical television programs
Drama
Named Person: Gary Gilmore; Gary Gilmore
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tommy Lee Jones; Christine Lahti; Rosanna Arquette; Eli Wallach; Norman Mailer; Lawrence Schiller; Film Communications.; CBS DVD (Firm); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415734747 9781415734742
OCLC Number: 128324328
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
Original version broadcast as a mini-series in 1982; director's cut, c2008.
Credits: Original songs, Waylon Jennings ; music, John Cacavas ; director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Richard A. Harris and Tom Rolf.
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette, Eli Wallach, Steven Keats, Richard Venture.
Target Audience: Not rated; parental advisory: explicit content. This program is recommended for mature audiences only. It contains adult language and adult situations.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital, mono, NTSC.; Emmy Awards, 1983: Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or a special (Jones).
Responsibility: Film Communications Inc. presents ; a Lawrence Schiller film ; screenplay by Norman Mailer ; produced and directed by Lawrence Schiller.

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Based on the true story of Gary Gilmore and the tragic chain of events which led him to commit two cruel and senseless murders. These crimes would eventually cause him to become the first person in over ten years to be executed in the electric chair. This "director's cut" combines elements from the 97-minute European theatrical release with the original 157-minute U.S. TV miniseries.

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