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The Resource The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Steve Tisch, Teddy Zee ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (DVD)

The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Steve Tisch, Teddy Zee ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (DVD)

Label
The pursuit of happyness
Title
The pursuit of happyness
Statement of responsibility
Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Steve Tisch, Teddy Zee ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino
Title variation
Pursuit of happiness
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1981, Chris Gardner was a struggling salesman. His wife worked double shifts to support the family including their young son, Christopher. In the face of this difficult life, Chris has the desperate inspiration to try for a stockbroker internship where one in twenty has a chance of a lucrative full time career. Even when his wife leaves him because of this choice, Chris clings to this dream. The odds become more daunting by the day. Together, father and son struggle through homelessness, jail time, tax seizure and the overall punishing despair in a quest that would make Gardner a respected millionaire
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; music, Andrea Guerra ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, J. Michael Riva
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some language
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround) or French (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
P877858 2007
PerformerNote
Will Smith, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, Takayo Fischer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1998-
  • 1972-
  • 1923-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Black, Todd
  • Blumenthal, Jason
  • Lassiter, James
  • Smith, Will
  • Tisch, Steve
  • Zee, Teddy
  • Conrad, Steve
  • Muccino, Gabriele
  • Smith, Jaden
  • Newton, Thandie
  • Howe, Brian
  • Karen, James
  • Castellaneta, Dan
  • Fuller, Kurt
  • Fischer, Takayo
  • Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)
  • Escape Artists (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Relativity Media
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Sales personnel
  • Internship programs
  • Stockbrokers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Dreams
  • Despair
  • Millionaires
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Steve Tisch, Teddy Zee ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Making pursuit; Father and son; The man behind the movie; Inside the Rubik's® Cube; director's commentary
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.)
Isbn
9781424817481
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396150850
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15085
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm77553857
  • (OCoLC)77553857
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Steve Tisch, Teddy Zee ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: Making pursuit; Father and son; The man behind the movie; Inside the Rubik's® Cube; director's commentary
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.)
Isbn
9781424817481
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396150850
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15085
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm77553857
  • (OCoLC)77553857
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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