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Title Newsies [videorecording] / Touchwood Pacific Partners I ; Walt Disney Pictures ; producer, Michael Finnell ; writers, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White ; director, Kenny Ortega.

Imprint [United States] : Walt Disney Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2002]


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Edition Collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) - enhanced for 16x9 televisions presentation; Dolby Digital surround sound.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Note Title from container.
Cast Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Ann-Margret, Robert Duvall, David Moscow, Luke Edwards, Max Casella.
Credits Cinematography, Andrew Laszlo ; editor, William Reynolds ; music, Alan Menken, J.A.C. Redford.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Summary July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for mild violence.
Note Special features: Audio commentary by director Kenny Ortega; sing-along feature (lyrics at the bottom of the screen); historical featurette about the real newspaper boy strike.
Subject Paperboys -- Drama.
Strikes and lockouts -- Newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ortega, Kenny.
Bale, Christian, 1974-
Pullman, Bill.
Moscow, David, 1974-
Edwards, Luke, 1980-
Casella, Max.
Duvall, Robert.
Ann-Margret, 1941-
Touchwood Pacific Partners I.
Walt Disney Pictures.
Walt Disney Home Video (Firm).
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm).
ISBN 0788831003 : DVD 14.99
9780788831003 : DVD 14.99
Standard No. 786936162783
Music No. 23688 Buena Vista Home Entertainment

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