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The Hudsucker proxy

Author: Joel CoenEthan CoenSam RaimiEric FellnerTim BevanAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Comedy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Coen; Ethan Coen; Sam Raimi; Eric Fellner; Tim Bevan; Tim Robbins; Jennifer Jason Leigh; Charles Durning; Paul Newman; Jim True; John Mahoney; Bill Cobbs; Bruce Campbell; Roger A Deakins; Dennis Gassner; Thom Noble; Richard Hornung; Carter Burwell; Warner Bros.,; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm),; Silver Pictures,; Working Title Films,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 079074077X 9780790740775
OCLC Number: 42414970
Language Note: English and French (surround stereo) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and French; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Side A: standard version, formatted to fit televisions ; Side B: widescreen version.
Scene index inside container cover.
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; film editor, Thom Noble ; costume designer, Richard Hornung ; music by Carter Burwell.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning, Paul Newman, Jim True, John Mahoney, Bill Cobbs, Bruce Campbell.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for mild language and thematic elements.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (with chapter stops) ; Dolby digital surround stereo ; NTSC 1; Region 1.
Contents: Out of hope, rope and time --
The job market --
High noon for Hudsucker --
Wanted: some jerk --
Mailroom orientation --
Norville's ticket upstairs --
Blue letter alert --
Buzz does what he does --
Enter a grade-A ding dong --
All fired up --
Mussburger by his pants --
A good laugh --
What makes the idea man tick? --
Enter the dame --
A Muncie girl --
"The guy's a real moron." --
A letter to Amy Archer --
The wisdom of Moses --
Mannish moment --
Meeting the stockholders --
Vic Tenetta (memories are made of this) --
Touching horns on the balcony --
Norville's dingus --
The hula hoop is born --
Jumping through hoops --
Lotsa hoopla --
Getting off this merry-go-round --
Formerly a swell guy --
Light on his feet (Carmen) --
Thumbs down on the buzzsucker --
Long way down --
He's nuts --
The quitter --
Taking the plunge --
Second chance with wings --
Epilogue --
End credits. Side A: standard version, formatted to fit televisions --
Side B: widescreen version.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents in association with Polygram Filmed Entertainment ; a Silver Pictures production in association with Working Title Films ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen & Sam Raimi ; executive producers, Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan.

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When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker.

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