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Norma Rae

Author: Martin RittTamara AsseyevAlexandra RoseIrving RavetchHarriet FrankAll authors
Publisher: Bevery Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: Award series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story.
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Genre/Form: French language materials
Spanish language materials
Feature films
Drama
Fiction
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ritt; Tamara Asseyev; Alexandra Rose; Irving Ravetch; Harriet Frank; John A Alonzo; Sidney Levin; David Shire; Walter Scott Herndon; Sally Field; Ron Leibman; Beau Bridges; Pat Hingle; Barbara Baxley; Gail Strickland; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 46804158
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: "Backstory : 'Norma Rae'" documentary featurette (24 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; edited by Sidney Levin ; music, David Shire ; production designed by Walter Scott Herndon.
Cast: Sally Field, Ron Leibman, Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle, Barbara Baxley, Gail Strickland.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Field), 1979.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; CHV rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; dual-layer; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo., Dolby digital mono.
Contents: "In an Oscar winning performance, Sally Field is unforgettable as Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer (Ron Leibman) and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story, Norma Rae is the mesmerizing tale of a modern day heroine. Beau Bridges co-stars." (1979, Color, Approx. 118 min.) --
Cover Video for American Cinema class.
Series Title: Award series.
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; a Martin Ritt/Rose and Asseyev production ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt.

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Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story.

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