The Resource Flash of genius, Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present ; directed by Marc Abraham ; written by Philip Railsback ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Michael Lieber ; a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Strike Entertainment production

Flash of genius, Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present ; directed by Marc Abraham ; written by Philip Railsback ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Michael Lieber ; a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Strike Entertainment production

Label
Flash of genius
Title
Flash of genius
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present ; directed by Marc Abraham ; written by Philip Railsback ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Michael Lieber ; a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Strike Entertainment production
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Based on the true story of Robert Kearns, a college professor and part-time inventor who invented a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world--and which was stolen by an auto giant. Kearns attempts the impossible: to get justice against an adversary with impossibly deep pockets. Can anyone win against such a resolved, amoral corporate foe? Kearns means to find out
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Flash of genius (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; editor, Jill Savitt ; music, Aaron Zigman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional SDH English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.F57 2009
PerformerNote
Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Jake Abel, Daniel Roebuck, Alan Alda, Dermot Mulroney, Bill Smitrovich
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949 May 28-
  • 1963-
  • 1967-
  • 1936-
  • 1987-
  • 1963-
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  • Abraham, Marc
  • Railsback, Philip
  • Barber, Gary
  • Birnbaum, Roger
  • Lieber, Michael
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Graham, Lauren
  • Alda, Alan
  • Abel, Jake
  • Roebuck, Daniel
  • Mulroney, Dermot
  • Smitrovich, Bill
  • Zigman, Aaron
  • Spinotti, Dante
  • Seabrook, John
  • Spyglass Entertainment (Firm)
  • Strike Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seabrook, John
  • Kearns, Robert W.
  • Kearns, Robert W
  • Seabrook, John
  • Inventors
  • Windshield wipers
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • Procedure (Law)
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • Inventors
  • Procedure (Law)
  • Windshield wipers
  • Michigan
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Flash of genius, Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present ; directed by Marc Abraham ; written by Philip Railsback ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Michael Lieber ; a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Strike Entertainment production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2008 motion picture
  • Based on the New Yorker article "The flash of genius," written by John Seabrook
  • Special features: Deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Marc Abraham; feature commentary with director Marc Abraham
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
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Marc Abraham -- Feature commentary with director Marc Abraham -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: Englis SDH, Spanish, French
Control code
ocn274228862
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61104076
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)274228862
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen presentation (2.40:1 ratio); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Flash of genius, Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present ; directed by Marc Abraham ; written by Philip Railsback ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Michael Lieber ; a Barber/Birnbaum production ; a Strike Entertainment production
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2008 motion picture
  • Based on the New Yorker article "The flash of genius," written by John Seabrook
  • Special features: Deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Marc Abraham; feature commentary with director Marc Abraham
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
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Marc Abraham -- Feature commentary with director Marc Abraham -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: Englis SDH, Spanish, French
Control code
ocn274228862
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61104076
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)274228862
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen presentation (2.40:1 ratio); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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