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The verdict

Author: Sidney LumetRichard D ZanuckDavid BrownBurtt HarrisDavid MametAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Series: Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.), 31.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career.
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Genre/Form: Legal
Melodrama
Social problem
Adaptation
Feature films
Legal films (Drama)
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Legal films
Film adaptations
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Barry C Reed
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Lumet; Richard D Zanuck; David Brown; Burtt Harris; David Mamet; Paul Newman; Charlotte Rampling; Jack Warden; James Mason; Milo O'Shea; Lindsay Crouse; Edward Binns; Julie Bovasso; Barry C Reed; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Language Note: In English, dubbed French or Spanish; with optional English or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned in English.
OCLC Number: 124070565
Notes: Based on the novel: The Verdict / by Barry Reed.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by Lumet and Newman.
Special features (disc 2): "The making of The Verdict" featuring movie clips, production stills, and interviews with various cast and crew (9 min.); "Paul Newman : The craft of acting" an interview with Newman (9 min.); "Sidney Lumet : The craft of directing" interviews with Lumet, Newman (11 min.); "Milestones in cinema history : The Verdict" with notes and commentary on events before, during, and after the film's creation (22 min.); "Hollywood Backstories : The Verdict" AMC featurette with Lumet, Newman, Mason, Brown, Zanuck, Harris, film historian Leonard Maltin, biographer Elena Oumano (23 min.). ; stills gallery; "The films of Paul Newman" with the original theatrical trailers of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1 min.), "From the Terrace" (3 min.), "Hombre" (3 min.), "The Hustler" (3 min.), "The Long Hot Summer" (3 min.), "Quintet" (2 min.), "The Towering Inferno" (2 min.), and "What a Way to Go" (3 min.); "The Verdict" theatrical release trailer (2 min.).
Program notes on container insert includes background on the production history of the film, and short excerpts from both "Paul Newman : a Biography" by Eric Lax and the original theatrical press materials.
Credits: Music, Johnny Mandel ; film editor, Peter Frank ; director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak.
Cast: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Binns, Julie Bovasso.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen format (1:85:1); Dolby Digital stereo (English)., Dolby Digital mono (French or Spanish).
Contents: Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by Lumet and Newman. Special features (disc 2): "The making of The Verdict" featuring movie clips, production stills, and interviews with various cast and crew (9 min.) ; "Paul Newman : The craft of acting" an interview with Newman (9 min.) ; "Sidney Lumet : The craft of directing" interviews with Lumet, Newman (11 min.) ; "Milestones in cinema history : The Verdict" with notes and commentary on events before, during, and after the filmś creation (22 min.) ; "Hollywood Backstories : The Verdict" AMC featurette with Lumet, Newman, Mason, Brown, Zanuck, Harris, film historian Leonard Maltin, biographer Elena Oumano (23 min.) ; stills gallery ; "The films of Paul Newman" with the original theatrical trailers of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1 min.), "From the Terrace" (3 min.), "Hombre" (3 min.), "The Hustler" (3 min.), "The Long Hot Summer" (3 min.), "Quintet" (2 min.), "The Towering Inferno" (2 min.), and "What a Way to Go" (3 min.) ; "The Verdict" theatrical release trailer (2 min.).
Series Title: Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.), 31.
Other Titles: Verdict (Motion picture : 1982)
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; screenplay by David Mamet ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown ; directed by Sidney Lumet.
Local System Bib Number:
002402352

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An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career.
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