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John Adams (2008, original release: 2008)


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/JOHNDue 08-26-19
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, [2008] ©2008
Description:  3 videodiscs (approximately 501 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1419868772, 9781419868771, 9786312003489,
Language:  English

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Based on the book written by David McCullough

Originally broadcast on HBO as a seven-part mini-series in 2008

Special features: Disc three: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words: a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough; Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette

Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Danny Huston, David Morse, Sarah Polley, Tom Wilkinson, Clancy O'Connor, Rufus Sewell, Justin Theroux

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history

Rating: TV-14

DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo

English (5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

Disc one: Part one: Join or die -- Part two: Independence. Disc two: Part three: Don't tread on me -- Part four: Reunion -- Part five: Unite or die. Disc three: Part six: Unnecessary war -- Part seven: Peacefield

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Additional Credits:
Coatsworth, David.
Shareshian, Steven.
Ellis, Kirk.
Ashford, Michelle.
Hooper, Tom, 1972-
Giamatti, Paul.
Linney, Laura.
Dillane, Stephen, 1956-
Huston, Danny, 1962-
Morse, David, 1953-
Polley, Sarah.
Wilkinson, Tom, 1948-
O'Connor, Clancy.
Sewell, Rufus, 1967-
Theroux, Justin.
McCullough, David G.
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