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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: Based on the book by Tom Wolfe.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
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.
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: 079077769X
9780790777696
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: 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/Form: Historical films
Biographical films
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Astronauts
Test pilots
Astronautics
Manned space flight
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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