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John Adams

Author: David CoatsworthSteven ShareshianTom HooperTom HanksGary GoetzmanAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television serials
Historical drama
Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Political television programs
Television adaptations
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television mini-series
Historical
Biographical
Political
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Drama
Adaptations Drama
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Named Person: John Adams; Abigail Adams; David G McCullough; John Adams; Abigail Adams; John Adams; Abigail Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Coatsworth; Steven Shareshian; Tom Hooper; Tom Hanks; Gary Goetzman; Paul Giamatti; Laura Linney; Danny Huston; John Bedford Lloyd; Justin Theroux; Ritchie Coster; Guy Henry; Stephen Dillane; David Morse; Zeljko Ivanek; John Dossett; Jean-Hugues Anglade; Judith Magre; Steven Hinkle; Madeline Taylor; Neal Huff; Tom Wilkinson; Tom Hollander; Sarah Polley; Ebon Moss-Bachrach; Rufus Sewell; Samuel Barnett; Andrew Scott; Rob Lane, (Composer); Joseph Vitarelli; Melanie Oliver; Gemma Jackson; Tak Fujimoto; Danny Cohen; Kirk Ellis; Michelle Ashford; David G McCullough; HBO Films.; Playtone (Firm); HBO Video (Firm); Home Box Office (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419878689 9781419878688 9781419868771 1419868772
OCLC Number: 392861631
Language Note: In English (DTS-HD 5.1, DTS 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 2.0) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Based on the book written by David McCullough.
Originally broadcast on HBO as a seven-part mini-series in 2008.
Special features: Discs 1-3: Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; Who's who in history, character biographies ; disc 3: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words (a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough); "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette.
Credits: Casting, Kathleen Chipin, Nina Gold ; music, Rob Lane, Joseph Vitarelli ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; production designer, Gemma Jackson ; consulting producer, Graham Yost ; executive producers, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman ; co-executive producers, Kirk Ellis, Frank Doelger.
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd, Justin Theroux, Ritchie Coster, Guy Henry, Stephen Dillane, David Morse, Željko Ivanek, John Dossett, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Judith Magre, Steven Hinkle, Madeline Taylor, Neal Huff, Tom Wilkinson, Tom Hollander, Sarah Polley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Rufus Sewell, Samuel Barnett, Andrew Scott.
Target Audience: Rating: TV-14.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 501 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Enhanced Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 1080p High Definition.
Contents: Disc one. Join or die / written by Kirk Ellis ; director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; Independence / written by Kirk Ellis ; director of photography, Tak Fujimoto --
Disc two. Don't tread on me / written by Kirk Ellis ; directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; Reunion / written by Kirk Ellis & Michelle Ashford ; directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; Unite or die / written by Kirk Ellis ; directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen --
Disc three. Unnecessary war / written by Kirk Ellis ; directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; Peacefield / written by Kirk Ellis ; director of photography, Danny Cohen.
Responsibility: HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper.

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While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history.

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