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Title Band of brothers [videorecording] / HBO presents ; in association with DreamWorks and Playtone ; producer, Mary Richards ; executive producers, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, [2002]


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Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 705 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 114500
Description two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical surround DTS Dolby 5.1 Dolby stereo Dolby rda
wide screen rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD, region 1, 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio from high definition masters presentation; DTS (English), Dolby 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (English), Dolby stereo (Spanish, French).
Language English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Kirk Acevedo, Eion Bailey, Michael Cudlitz, Dale Dye, Dexter Fletcher, Rick Gomez, Scott Grimes, Colin Hanks, Frank John Hughes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, James Madio, Ross McCall, Neal McDonough, Rene L. Moreno, David Schwimmer, Matthew Settle, Douglas Spain, Richard Speight Jr., Shane Taylor, Donnie Wahlberg, Marc Warren.
Credits Costume designer, Anna Sheppard ; edited by Billy Fox, Frances Parker, Oral Norrie Ottey, John Richard ; music by Michael Kamen ; production designed by Anthony Pratt ; director of photography, Joel J. Ransom, Remi Adefarasin.
Originally broadcast on HBO from September 9, 2001 through November 4, 2001.
Note Based on the book by Stephen Ambrose.
Summary Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Each episode includes an interactive "field guide" featuring timelines, maps, soldier profiles and other information to enhance the viewing experience.
Disc 6 special features: Behind the scenes: the making of "Band of brothers" featurette; Ron Livingston's video diaries; Premiere in Normandy; Who's who: the men of Easy Company; Photo gallery; A message from Jeep.
Contents Disc 1. Currahee / teleplay by Erik Jendresen and Tom Hanks ; directed by Phil Alden Robinson ; Day of days / written by John Orloff ; directed by Richard Loncraine -- Disc 2. Carentan / written by E. Max Frye ; directed by Mikael Salomon ; Replacements / written by Graham Yost and Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by David Nutter -- Disc 3. Crossroads / written by Erik Jendresen ; directed by Tom Hanks ; Bastogne / written by Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by David Leland -- Disc 4. The breaking point / written by Graham Yost ; directed by David Frankel ; The last patrol / written by Erik Bork and Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by Tony To -- Disc 5. Why we fight / written by John Orloff ; directed by David Frankel ; Points / written by Erik Jendresen and Erik Bork ; directed by Mikael Salomon -- Disc 6. We stand alone together: the men of Easy Company / written by William Richter ; directed by Mark Cowen.
Subject United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Company E -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Airborne troops -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Drama.
Genre/Form War television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television mini-series.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Richards, Mary, television producer.
Hanks, Tom, television producer, screenwriter, television director.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- television producer.
Acevedo, Kirk, actor.
Bailey, Eion, actor.
Cudlitz, Michael, actor.
Dye, Dale, actor.
Fletcher, Dexter, 1966- actor.
Gomez, Rick, actor.
Grimes, Scott, 1971- actor.
Hanks, Colin, 1977- actor.
Hughes, Frank John, actor.
Lewis, Damian, 1971- actor.
Livingston, Ron, actor.
Madio, James, actor.
McCall, Ross, 1976- actor.
McDonough, Neal, actor.
Moreno, Rene L., 1969- actor.
Schwimmer, David, 1966- actor.
Settle, Matthew, actor.
Spain, Douglas, 1974- actor.
Speight, Richard, 1970- actor.
Taylor, Shane, 1974- actor.
Wahlberg, Donnie, 1969- actor.
Warren, Marc, 1967- actor.
Sheppard, Anna, costume designer.
Fox, Billy (Billy A.), editor of moving image work.
Parker, Frances (Fran), editor of moving image work.
Ottey, Oral Norrie, editor of moving image work.
Richard, John (Film editor), editor of moving image work.
Kamen, Michael, composer (expression)
Pratt, Anthony, 1937- production designer.
Ransom, Joel, director of photography.
Adefarasin, Remi, director of photography.
Jendresen, Erik, screenwriter.
Robinson, Phil Alden, television director.
Orloff, John, screenwriter.
Loncraine, Richard, television director.
Frye, E. Max, screenwriter.
Salomon, Mikael, 1945- television director.
Yost, Graham, screenwriter.
McKenna, Bruce C., screenwriter.
Nutter, David, 1960- television director.
Leland, David, 1947- television director.
Frankel, David, 1960- television director.
Bork, Erik, screenwriter.
Richter, William (William Harlan), screenwriter.
Cowen, Mark, television director.
Television adaptation of (work): Ambrose, Stephen E. Band of brothers.
Home Box Office (Firm), presenter, broadcaster.
Dreamworks Pictures, production company.
Playtone (Firm), production company.
HBO Video (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Band of brothers (Television program : 2001)
ISBN 078312063X
Standard No. 026359920523
00026359920523 gtin-14
Music No. 99205 HBO Video

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