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Title A civil action [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zaillian.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [1999]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Video Fiction  VID A Civil Action    ---  Available
Description 1 videocassette (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Note "15986"
Based on the book of the same title by Jonathan Harr.
Originally produced as motion picture.
Formatted to fit TV screen.
Credits Director of photography, Conrad L. Hall; editor, Wayne Wahrman; music, Danny Elfman.
Performer John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Stephen Fry, James Gandolfini, Dan Hedaya, Zeljko Ivanek, John Lithgow, William H. Macy, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub.
Summary A high-priced personal injury attorney represents eight families whose children died of leukemia after large corporations let toxic waste leak into the water supply in the Boston area. He puts his career, reputation and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients.
Audience Rated PG-13.
System Details VHS; hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Anderson, Anne, 1936?- -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Fiction.
Schlichtmann, Jan -- Fiction.
W.R. Grace & Co. -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Fiction.
Trials (Toxic torts) -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction.
Groundwater -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts -- Woburn -- Fiction.
Drinking water -- Contamination -- Massachusetts -- Woburn -- Fiction.
Liability for water pollution damages -- Massachusetts -- Woburn -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Videocassettes.
Feature films.
Added Author Zaillian, Steven.
Travolta, John, 1954-
Duvall, Robert.
Fry, Stephen, 1957-
Gandolfini, James, 1961-2013.
Hedaya, Dan, 1940-
Ivanek, Zeljko.
Lithgow, John, 1945-
Macy, William H., 1950-
Quinlan, Kathleen, 1954-
Shalhoub, Tony, 1953-
Harr, Jonathan, 1948-
Touchstone Pictures.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Wildwood Enterprises.
Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788817035
0788814184 : $75.00
Music No. 15986

 
    
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