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The Right Stuff

(DVD - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Right Stuff
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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.
Title: The right stuff
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [c2003]
Edition: Special ed.
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (193 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Special features: (disc 1) awards notes; (disc 2) 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; theatrical trailer.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Based on the book by Tom Wolfe.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film
Disc 2. Special features.
Summary: 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.
ISBN: 9780790777696
079077769X
Statement of Responsibility: 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
Credits: Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; editors, Glenn Farr ... [et al.] ; music, Bill Conti.
Performers: 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.
System Details: DVD; Dolby surround stereo.
Other Language: English or dubbed French soundtrack, optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Headings: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Drama. Manned space flight Drama. Astronautics United States Drama. Test pilots United States Drama. Astronauts United States Drama. Project Mercury (U.S.) Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Action and adventure films.
Biographical films
Historical films
Topical Term: Manned space flight
Astronautics
Test pilots
Astronauts
Publisher No: 24499
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Dec 09, 2012
  • Lizard42 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Good enough history and people, but quite slow, surprisingly, given the subject matter.

Oct 09, 2011
  • stse88 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great movie.

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