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The Resource The pursuit of happyness [videorecording], Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino

The pursuit of happyness [videorecording], Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino

Label
The pursuit of happyness [videorecording]
Title
The pursuit of happyness [videorecording]
Statement of responsibility
Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1981, Chris Gardner was a struggling salesman. His wife worked double shifts to support the family including their young son, Christopher. In the face of this difficult life, Chris has the desperate inspiration to try for a stockbroker internship where one in twenty has a chance of a lucrative full time career. Even when his wife leaves him because of this choice, Chris clings to this dream. The odds become more daunting by the day. Together, father and son struggle through homelessness, jail time, tax seizure and the overall punishing despair in a quest that would make Gardner a respected millionaire
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; music, Andrea Guerra
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English or dubbed into French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Will Smith, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, Takayo Fischer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1998-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Black, Todd
  • Conrad, Steve
  • Muccino, Gabriele
  • Smith, Will
  • Smith, Jaden
  • Newton, Thandie
  • Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)
  • Escape Artists (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Relativity Media
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sales personnel
  • Internship programs
  • Stockbrokers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Dreams
  • Despair
  • Millionaires
  • Dreams
  • Father and son
  • Sales Personnel
  • Internship Programs
  • Despair
  • Dreams
  • Fathers and sons
  • Internship programs
  • Millionaires
  • Sales personnel
  • Stockbrokers
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The pursuit of happyness [videorecording], Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781424851492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396184879
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18487
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)77553856
System details
DVD ; code 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pursuit of happyness [videorecording], Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781424851492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396184879
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18487
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)77553856
System details
DVD ; code 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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