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The Resource The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions

The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions

Label
The butler
Title
The butler
Statement of responsibility
directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Performer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; production designer, Tim Galvin ; edited by Joe Klotz ; costume designer, Ruth E. Carter ; music by Rodrigo Leão
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired; Closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .B88 2013
  • .B88 2014
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams, Yaya Alafia, Aml Ameen, David Banner, Colman Domingo, Nelsan Ellis, Nealla Gordon, Elijah Kelley, Minka Kelly, Adriane Lenox, Mo McRae, Pernell Walker, Jesse Williams, Clarence Williams III
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1974-
  • 1984-
  • 1959-
  • 1973 March 6-
  • 1953-
  • 1952-
  • 1984-
  • 1966-
  • 1937-
  • 1968-
  • 1973-
  • 1990-
  • 1937-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1985-
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1939-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Daniels, Lee
  • Strong, Danny
  • Williams, Pamela Oas
  • Ziskin, Laura
  • Patrick, Buddy
  • Elwes, Cassian
  • Finley, Michael
  • Johnson, Sheila C.
  • Johnson, Brett
  • Salloway, Matthew
  • Stafford, Earl W.
  • Weinstein, Bob
  • Weinstein, Harvey
  • Blavatinik, Len
  • Giladi, Aviv
  • Holden, Vince
  • Bruce, James T.
  • Wright, R. Bryan
  • Destro, Liz
  • Kessler, Jordan
  • Shor, Hilary
  • Merims, Adam
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Carey, Mariah
  • Cusack, John
  • Fonda, Jane
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Howard, Terrence
  • Kravitz, Lenny
  • Marsden, James
  • Oyelowo, David
  • Pettyfer, Alex
  • Redgrave, Vanessa
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Williams, Robin
  • Ameen, Aml
  • Domingo, Colman
  • Ellis, Nelsan
  • Kelley, Elijah
  • Kelly, Minka
  • Lenox, Adriane
  • Mo
  • Walker, Pernell
  • Williams, Jesse
  • Williams, Clarence
  • Dunn, Andrew
  • Galvin, Tim
  • Klotz, Joe
  • Carter, Ruthe
  • Leão, Rodrigo
  • Knight, Gladys
  • Haygood, Wil
  • Weinstein Company
  • Windy Hill Pictures
  • Follow Through Productions
  • Salamander Pictures
  • Pam Williams Productions
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Eugene
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Butlers
  • Butlers
  • Presidents
  • Families
  • Feature films
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Inspired by the article "A butler well served by this election" by Wil Haygood
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Bonus features: Behind-the-scenes documentary; Deleted scenes; The original freedom riders; "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz (music video); Gag reel
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132611808
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864830260
  • 400178
  • (OCoLC)ocn864830260
  • 400178
  • 739171
System details
DVD format; NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Inspired by the article "A butler well served by this election" by Wil Haygood
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Bonus features: Behind-the-scenes documentary; Deleted scenes; The original freedom riders; "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz (music video); Gag reel
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132611808
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864830260
  • 400178
  • (OCoLC)ocn864830260
  • 400178
  • 739171
System details
DVD format; NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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