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The Resource Barbarians at the gate, HBO Pictures presents in association with Columbia Pictures a Rastar production ; produced by Ray Stark ; screenplay by Larry Gelbart ; directed by Glenn Jordan, (DVD)

Barbarians at the gate, HBO Pictures presents in association with Columbia Pictures a Rastar production ; produced by Ray Stark ; screenplay by Larry Gelbart ; directed by Glenn Jordan, (DVD)

Label
Barbarians at the gate
Title
Barbarians at the gate
Statement of responsibility
HBO Pictures presents in association with Columbia Pictures a Rastar production ; produced by Ray Stark ; screenplay by Larry Gelbart ; directed by Glenn Jordan
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Barbarians at the Gate recounts the events surrounding the 1988 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, the biggest history at the time, and widely considered to be a textbook example of corporate and executive greed. This story of high stakes, betrayal, and one-upsmanship begins when RJR Nabisco's CEO F. Ross Johnson chooses to buy out his own company to deflect shareholder backlash when an expensive project fails. This attempt ignites a power struggle between Johnson and Wall Street investment banker Henry Kravis, who intends to force Johnson out and take over RJR Nabisco himself. In this film, viewers used to looking in from the outside on high-profile leveraged buyouts and mega-buck financial struggles get an insider's perspective--and not just any insider--the man at the very top
Awards note
Winner, 1993 Emmy Award Outstanding Made for Television Movie: producers Thomas M. Hammel, Glenn Jordan, Marykay Powell, Ray Stark; 1994 Golden Globe Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV; Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV: James Garner.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Tom Del Ruth, Nic Knowland ; editor, Patrick Kennedy ; music, Richard Gibbs ; production designer, Linda Pearl
Date time place
Originally broadcast by HBO as a made-for-television motion picture on March 20, 1993
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R
Language note
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B327 2001
PerformerNote
James Garner (Ross Johnson), Jonathan Pryce (Henry Kravis), Peter Riegert (Peter Cohen), Joanna Cassidy (Linda Robinson), Fred Dalton Thompson (Jim Robinson), Leilani Ferrer (Laurie Johnson), Matt Clark (Ed Horrigan), Jeffrey DeMunn (John Greeniaus), David Rasche (Ted Forstmann), Tom Aldredge (Charlie Hugel), Graham Beckel (Don Kelly), Peter Dvorsky (George Roberts), Peter Frechette (Robert Allegro)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1947-
  • 1945-
  • 1942-2015
  • 1936-
  • 1947-
  • 1944-
  • 1949-
  • 1961-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stark, Ray
  • Gelbart, Larry
  • Jordan, Glenn
  • Garner, James
  • Pryce, Jonathan
  • Riegert, Peter
  • Cassidy, Joanna
  • Thompson, Fred
  • Ferrer, Leilani
  • Clark, Matt
  • DeMunn, Jeffrey
  • Rasche, David
  • Aldredge, Tom
  • Beckel, Graham
  • Dvorsky, Peter
  • Frechette, Peter
  • Burrough, Bryan
  • Helyar, John
  • HBO Pictures
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Rastar Productions, Inc
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
107
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  • RJR Nabisco (Firm)
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Conglomerate corporations
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations
  • RJR Nabisco (Firm)
  • Conglomerate corporations
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations
  • Leveraged buyouts
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Barbarians at the gate, HBO Pictures presents in association with Columbia Pictures a Rastar production ; produced by Ray Stark ; screenplay by Larry Gelbart ; directed by Glenn Jordan, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar
  • Special features: Cast/crew [text feature]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main title/Introduction -- "We're all winners here" -- Playing the deal -- Henry Kravis -- The 3 rules of Wall Street -- The hernia effect -- Something up Ross' sleeve -- The terms -- Nervous tension -- The board meeting -- The frenzy begins -- A tender offer -- "Push the barbarians back!" -- Ready for bear -- A deep throat -- Getting to the bottom of it -- Closing bell -- Skiing and crunching -- The long and final day begins -- $45 million for 1 hour -- Endgame -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm47969049
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9780783118628
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359083525
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
90835
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47969049
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital surround, stereo, mono; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 16:9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Barbarians at the gate, HBO Pictures presents in association with Columbia Pictures a Rastar production ; produced by Ray Stark ; screenplay by Larry Gelbart ; directed by Glenn Jordan, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar
  • Special features: Cast/crew [text feature]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main title/Introduction -- "We're all winners here" -- Playing the deal -- Henry Kravis -- The 3 rules of Wall Street -- The hernia effect -- Something up Ross' sleeve -- The terms -- Nervous tension -- The board meeting -- The frenzy begins -- A tender offer -- "Push the barbarians back!" -- Ready for bear -- A deep throat -- Getting to the bottom of it -- Closing bell -- Skiing and crunching -- The long and final day begins -- $45 million for 1 hour -- Endgame -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm47969049
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9780783118628
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359083525
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
90835
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47969049
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital surround, stereo, mono; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 16:9
Video recording format
DVD

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