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The Resource Battle of the sexes, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production ; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton ; written by Simon Beaufoy ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf ; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film

Battle of the sexes, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production ; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton ; written by Simon Beaufoy ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf ; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film

Label
Battle of the sexes
Title
Battle of the sexes
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production ; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton ; written by Simon Beaufoy ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf ; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Linus Sandgren ; editor, Pamela Martin ; music, Nicholas Britell
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content and partial nudity
  • QUE rating: G
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed captioned; described video
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B3885 2017
PerformerNote
Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue, Austin Stowell, Natalie Morales
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1988-
  • 1963-
  • 1981-
  • 1965-
  • 1984-
  • 1985-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Faris, Valerie
  • Dayton, Jonathan
  • Beaufoy, Simon
  • Colson, Christian
  • Boyle, Danny
  • Graf, Robert
  • Stone, Emma
  • Carell, Steve
  • Riseborough, Andrea
  • Silverman, Sarah
  • Pullman, Bill
  • Cumming, Alan
  • Shue, Elisabeth
  • Stowell, Austin
  • Morales, Natalie
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • TSG Entertainment
  • Decibel Films
  • Cloud Eight Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Billie Jean
  • Riggs, Bobby
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Tennis players
  • Tennis
  • Sexism
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Battle of the sexes, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production ; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton ; written by Simon Beaufoy ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf ; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
  • Wide screen (2.39:1)
  • Bonus features: Raw footage: Billie Jean's grand entrance (no audio); Reigniting the rivalry; Billie Jean King: in her own words; Unit photography gallery; Set design gallery
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543330325
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2333032
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1012493977
  • 810701
  • (OCoLC)on1012493977
  • 810701
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 (English), English descriptive audio 5.1, Surround Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Battle of the sexes, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production ; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton ; written by Simon Beaufoy ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf ; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
  • Wide screen (2.39:1)
  • Bonus features: Raw footage: Billie Jean's grand entrance (no audio); Reigniting the rivalry; Billie Jean King: in her own words; Unit photography gallery; Set design gallery
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543330325
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2333032
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1012493977
  • 810701
  • (OCoLC)on1012493977
  • 810701
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 (English), English descriptive audio 5.1, Surround Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French)
Video recording format
DVD

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