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Title Norma Rae [videorecording] / screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt ; produced and released by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.

Imprint Bevery Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Norma    ---  DUE 01-24-17 Billed
Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Award series.
Note Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features (27 min.): "Backstory : 'Norma Rae'" featurette (24 min.); original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Contents "In an Oscar winning performance, Sally Field is unforgettable as Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer (Ron Leibman) and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story, Norma Rae is the mesmerizing tale of a modern day heroine. Beau Bridges co-stars." (1979, Color, Approx. 118 min.) ---Cover Video for American Cinema class.
Credits Director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; edited by Sidney Levin ; music, David Shire.
Cast Sally Field, Ron Leibman, Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle, Barbara Baxley, Gail Strickland.
Summary Norma Rae, a textile worker in a small Southern town, discovers that she has a social conscience when a labor organizer arrives at her mill to establish a union.
Audience MPAA rating: PG CHV rating: PG.
System Details DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in English or French.
Language In English; with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Field), 1979.
Subject Women textile workers -- Drama.
Labor unions -- Organizing -- Drama.
Textile workers -- Labor unions -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Ritt, Martin, 1914-1990.
Field, Sally.
Leibman, Ron, 1937-2019.
Bridges, Beau.
Hingle, Pat, 1924-2009.
Baxley, Barbara, 1923-1990.
Strickland, Gail, 1947-
Shire, David, 1937-
Standard No. 024543013747 51
Music No. 2001374 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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