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The Hudsucker proxy

Author: Joel CoenEthan CoenSam RaimiTim RobbinsJennifer Jason LeighAll 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: Drama
Comedy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Coen; Ethan Coen; Sam Raimi; Tim Robbins; Jennifer Jason Leigh; Paul Newman; Charles Durning; Jim True; John Mahoney; Carter Burwell; Thom Noble; Roger A Deakins; 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 in container cover.
Credits: Music, Carter Burwell ; film editor, Thom Noble ; director of photography, Roger Deakins.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Charles Durning, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Jim True, John Mahoney.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (with chapter stops) ; Dolby digital surround stereo ; NTSC 1.
Contents: Side A: standard version, formatted to fit televisions --
Side B: widescreen version.
Responsibility: Warner Home Video ; Warner Bros. ; 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.

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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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