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The right stuff [videorecording] / the Ladd Company ; a Philip Kaufman film ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; directed by Philip Kaufman ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written for the screen by Philip Kaufman.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6789-6790 disc 1 37684001089444 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 6789-6790 disc 2 37684001089445 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 079077769X
  • ISBN: 9780790777696
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (193 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA. : Warner Home Video, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Tom Wolfe.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Feature film -- Special feature: Awards notes ; Disc 2. Special features : biographical profile of John Glenn (John Glenn: American Hero) -- Scene-specific commentaries with cast and crew members -- Three documentaries (Realizing The Right Stuff, T-20 Years and Counting, and The Real Men with The Right Stuff) featuring cast, crew and/or the real-life heroes -- 13 additional scenes -- Interactive time-line incorporating vintage NASA footage -- Original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; editors, Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Tom Rolf, Stephen A. Rotter, Douglas Stewart ; music, Bill Conti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Quaid, Pamela Reed, Sam Shepard, Kim Stanley, Fred Ward, Veronica Cartwright, Mary Jo Deschanel, Kathy Baker, David Clennon, Scott Wilson, Donald Moffat, Levon Helm, Jeff Goldblum, Harry Shearer, Charles Frank, Royal Dano.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton-- the seven men chosen for the Mercury Project manned space flight program in the U.S.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby surround 5.1 and stereo ; widescreen presentation ; dual-layer disc.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French soundtrack, optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Named to the National Film Registry in 2013 by the Library of Congress.
Winner: Best Sound; Best Film Editing; Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing; Best Music, Original Score; Best Picture; Best Actor in a Supporting Role; Nominee: Best Cinematography; Best Art Direction - Set Decoration -- 1984 Academy Awards (U.S.).
Subject: Project Mercury (U.S.) > Drama.
Astronauts > United States > Drama.
Test pilots > United States > Drama.
Astronautics > United States > Drama.
Manned space flight > Drama.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Drama.
Genre: Historical films.
Biographical films.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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