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The Resource Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and William Horberg ; directed by Steven Zaillian

Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and William Horberg ; directed by Steven Zaillian

Label
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Title
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and William Horberg ; directed by Steven Zaillian
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fred Waitzkin, a sportswriter who dreams his 7-year-old son Josh will grow up to play baseball. One day in the park with his mother, Josh displays more than talent, he has a gift. Sensing his son is a future champion, Fred places Josh under the tutelage of a strict chess teacher. But when Josh suddenly starts to lose, his parents must confront their own motivations, and recognize what Josh prizes more than winning; his family's love
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; editor, Wayne Wahrman ; music composer, James Horner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG; for thematic elements
Language note
English or French dialogue; English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S43 2013
PerformerNote
Joe Mantegna, Laurence Fishburne, Joan Allen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1961-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Rudin, Scott
  • Horberg, William
  • Mantegna, Joe
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Allen, Joan
  • Waitzkin, Fred
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
109
Series statement
WB Home Entertainment Group archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fischer, Bobby
  • Chess players
Technique
live action
Label
Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and William Horberg ; directed by Steven Zaillian
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based upon the book by Fred Waitzkin
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video 'play only' devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including records and PC drives"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864914177
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316895795
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864914177
  • (Sirsi)o864914177
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Searching for Bobby Fischer, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Scott Rudin and William Horberg ; directed by Steven Zaillian
Link
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based upon the book by Fred Waitzkin
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video 'play only' devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including records and PC drives"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864914177
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316895795
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864914177
  • (Sirsi)o864914177
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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