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Patch Adams

Author: Tom ShadyacRobin WilliamsMonica PotterDaniel London, actor.Philip Seymour Hoffman; et al; All authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Special ed.; standard formatView all editions and formats
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"Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh -- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Patch Adams; Patch Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Shadyac; Robin Williams; Monica Potter; Daniel London, actor.; Philip Seymour Hoffman; Bob Gunton; Irma P Hall; M Josef Sommer; Peter Coyote; Michael Jeter; Harve Presnell; Richard Kiley; Maureen Mylander; Patch Adams; Universal Pictures (Firm); Blue Wolf Productions.; Farrell/Minoff (Firm); Bungalow 78 (Firm); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm); et al
ISBN: 0783237448 9780783237442
OCLC Number: 42853490
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the book: Gesundheit : good health is a laughing matter / by Hunter Doherty Adams, with Maureen Mylander.
Special feature: "The medicinal value of laughter" (making-of featurette, 12 min.).
Credits: Music by, Marc Shaiman; co-producers, Steve Oedekerk, Devorah Moos-Hankin; produced by Barry Kemp, Mike Farrell, Marvin Minoff, Charles Newirth; directed by Tom Shadyac.
Cast: Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Daniel London, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Irma P. Hall, Josef Sommer, Peter Coyote, Michael Jeter, Harve Presnell, Richard Kiley.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo. surround.
Other Titles: Medicinal value of laughter.
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents ; a Blue Wolf, Farrell/Minoff, Bungalow 78 production ; produced by Barry Kemp ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Steve Oedekerk ; directed by Tom Shadyac.

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"Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh -- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story."--Container.

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