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The Resource Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (DVD)

Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (DVD)

Label
Jefferson in Paris
Title
Jefferson in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Cataloging source
FQG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; photography, Pierre L'Homme ; editing, Andrew Marcus, Isabel Lorente ; music, Richard Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature theme, some images of violence, and a bawdy puppet show
Language note
English or French dialogue with Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
J444 2004
PerformerNote
Nick Nolte (Thomas Jefferson), Greta Scacchi (Maria Cosway), Simon Callow (Richard Cosway), Thandie Newton (Sally Hemings), Jean-Pierre Aumont (D'Hancarville), James Earl Jones (Madison Hemings), Beatrice Winde (Mary Hemings), Gwyneth Paltrow (Patsy Jefferson), Estelle Eonnet (Polly Jefferson), Seth Gilliam (James Hemings), Michael Lonsdale (Louis XVI), Charlotte de Turckheim (Marie Antoinette), Todd Boyce (William Short), Tim Choate (Reporter), Ismail Merchant (Tipoo Sultan's Ambassador), Daniel Mesguich (Mesmer)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-
  • 1972-
  • 1972-
  • 1949-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Merchant, Ismail
  • Ivory, James
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
  • Nolte, Nick
  • Scacchi, Greta
  • Newton, Thandie
  • Paltrow, Gwyneth
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Aumont, Jean Pierre
  • Callow, Simon
  • Turckheim, Charlotte de
  • Robbins, Richard
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Cosway, Maria Hadfield
  • Cosway, Richard
  • Eppes, Maria
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson
  • Louis
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Eslavo
  • Adulterio
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
DVD release of the 1995 motion picture
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm54983365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
7869362098536
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936209853
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
29291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54983365
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (DVD)
Publication
Note
DVD release of the 1995 motion picture
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm54983365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
7869362098536
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936209853
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
29291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54983365
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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