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Newsies (2002, original release: 1992)
(DVD)

Call Number DVD/MUSICAL/NEWSIES


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MoviesDVD/MUSICAL/NEWSIESDue 12-22-14
Published: [United States] : Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2002]
Edition:  Collector's ed
Description:  1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0788831003,
Language:  English


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Originally released as a motion picture in 1992

Special features: Audio commentary by director Kenny Ortega; sing-along feature (lyrics at the bottom of the screen); historical featurette about the real newspaper boy strike

Cast: Christian Bale, David Moscow, Luke Edwards, Max Casella, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful

MPAA rating: PG

DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby digital 5.1 surround

In English with optional Spanish dialogue and optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English

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