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The Resource A bright shining lie, HBO Films presents ; a Bleecker Street Films productions ; a Terry George film ; produced by Greg Ricketson ; screenplay by Terry George ; directed by Terry George

A bright shining lie, HBO Films presents ; a Bleecker Street Films productions ; a Terry George film ; produced by Greg Ricketson ; screenplay by Terry George ; directed by Terry George

Label
A bright shining lie
Title
A bright shining lie
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents ; a Bleecker Street Films productions ; a Terry George film ; produced by Greg Ricketson ; screenplay by Terry George ; directed by Terry George
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Vietnam was a devastating war. From the Communist North to the U.S. supported South, it saw one nation brutally torn apart, and at the heart of it, one man. Lt. Colonel John Paul Vann is one of the first U.S. senior military advisers sent to Vietnam
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Gary Change
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Rating: R
  • CHV rating: 14A
Language note
English (Dolby Digital surround) or Spanish (Dolby Digital mono) dialogue; Spanish or English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B75 2010
PerformerNote
Bill Paxton, Amy Madigan, Vivian Wu, Donal Logue, Eric Bogosian
Runtime
118
Technique
live action
Label
A bright shining lie, HBO Films presents ; a Bleecker Street Films productions ; a Terry George film ; produced by Greg Ricketson ; screenplay by Terry George ; directed by Terry George
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • "Based on the explosive true story"--Container
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Neil Sheehan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Fullscreen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316481370
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962489542
  • (OCoLC)ocn962489542
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A bright shining lie, HBO Films presents ; a Bleecker Street Films productions ; a Terry George film ; produced by Greg Ricketson ; screenplay by Terry George ; directed by Terry George
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • "Based on the explosive true story"--Container
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Neil Sheehan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Fullscreen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316481370
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962489542
  • (OCoLC)ocn962489542
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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