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Uniform Title Ed Wood (Motion picture)
Title Ed Wood [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures presents ; a Burton, Di Novi production ; a Tim Burton film ; written by Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski ; produced by Denise Di Novi, Tim Burton ; directed by Tim Burton.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    EDW    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Based upon the book Nightmare of ecstasy by Rudolph Grey.
Special features: deleted scenes; behind-the-scenes featurette: "Let's shoot this F♯*%@r!," hosted by Johnny Depp; "Making Bela": featurette about the creation of the Bela Lugosi character in the film with actor Martin Landau and makeup artist Rick Baker; "Pie plates over Hollywood": featurette on the look of the film with production designer Tom Duffield; featurette on the use of the theremin to create music for the film; audio commentary with director Tim Burton, actor Martin Landau, writers Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski, director of photography, Stefan Czapsky and costume designer, Colleen Atwood; music video; theatrical trailer, and more.
Credits Director of photography, Stefan Czapsky ; editor, Chris Lebenzon ; music, Howard Shore.
Cast Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, Bill Murray.
Summary A stranger-than-fiction true story of the early career of Edward D. Wood, Jr., once voted worst movie director of all time. Wood was the auteur behind Glen or Glenda? and Plan 9 from outer space, and it is during the making of these two no-budget flicks that Wood is profiled.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards (1995): Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Landau) ; Golden Globe (1995): Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Landau); Screen Actors Guild Award (1995): Best Supporting Actor (Landau)
Subject Wood, Edward D. (Edward Davis), 1924-1978 -- Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Depp, Johnny.
Landau, Martin, 1928-
Parker, Sarah Jessica.
Arquette, Patricia, 1968-
Jones, Jeffrey, 1947-
Murray, Bill, 1950 September 21-
Shore, Howard.
Alexander, Scott, 1963-
Karaszewski, Larry.
Di Novi, Denise.
Burton, Tim, 1958-
Touchstone Pictures.
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788844431
Standard No. 786936212501
Music No. 29572 Touchstone Home Entertainment

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