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Newsies (2002, original release: 1992)


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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

Related Searches:
Paperboys -- Drama
Strikes and lockouts -- Drama -- Newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York
Feature films
Musical films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Family films
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Additional Credits:
Finnell, Michael
Tzudiker, Bob
White, Noni
Ortega, Kenny
Bale, Christian, 1974-
Moscow, David, 1974-
Edwards, Luke
Casella, Max
Duvall, Robert
Ann-Margret, 1941-
Laszlo, Andrew, 1926-
Reynolds, William, 1910-1997
Menken, Alan
Redford, J. A. C
Touchwood Pacific Partners I
Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Home Video (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

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