Glory

Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regi...

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Corporate Authors: Tri-Star Pictures.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Fields, Freddie.
Jarre, Kevin.

Zwick, Edward.

Broderick, Matthew, 1962-

Washington, Denzel, 1954-

Elwes, Cary, 1962-

Freeman, Morgan.

Kennedy, Jihmi.

Braugher, Andre.

De Young, Cliff.

Finn, John.

Leitch, Donovan, 1968-

Cullum, J. D.

Francis, Freddie, 1917-2007.

Horner, James.

Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863.

Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996.

Burchard, Peter.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
French
Published:Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006, c1989.
Edition:Special ed.
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Summary:Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment.
Language Notes:Disc 1: Soundtrack in English (Dolby 5.1) or French (surround); Disc 2: Soundtrack in English (Dolby surround or Dolby 5.1), French, Spanish or Portuguese; Both discs: subtitles in Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; both discs closed-captioned.
General Notes:Based on the letters by Robert Gould Shaw, on the book "Lay this laurel" by Lincoln Kirstein and on the book "One gallant rush" by Peter Burchard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features: Disc 1: Director's audio commentary; picture-in-picture video commentary featuring Ed Zwick, Morgan Freeman & Matthew Broderick ; Disc 2: Documentary "The true story of 'Glory' continues" narrated by Morgan Freeman; "Voices of 'Glory'" featurette; original featurette; deleted scenes; bonus previews; talent files for director and select cast.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music, James Horner ; featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem, Walter J. Turnbull, conductor.
Performer:Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, Cliff DeYoung, John Finn, Donovan Leitch, J.D. Cullum, Jane Alexander.
System Details:DVD (disc 1), region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
DVD (disc 2), region 1, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby surround.
Awards:Academy Awards, 1990: Best Supporting Actor (Denzel Washington) ; Best Cinematography (Freddie Francis) ; Best Sound (Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams II).
Production Credits:Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music, James Horner ; featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem, Walter J. Turnbull, conductor.
ISBN:1424832365
9781424832361
Author Notes:

Matthew Broderick is an American film and stage actor. He was born on born March 21, 1962 in New York City; his father, James Joseph Broderick, was also an actor and his mother, Patricia (née Biow) was a playwright, actress, and painter.

Broderick first was noticed when acting in an Off-Broadway production of Torch Song Trilogy. He went on to play a roles on Broadway in Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues, both written by Neil Simon. In 1983 he won his first Tony Award for Brighton Beach Memoirs and to date he remains the youngest-ever actor to win Featured Actor in a Play. In 1985 he starred in the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off, which has become a classic film of the 1980's. In the 1990's Broderick protrayed the voice of Simba in Disney's The Lion King movie. He also returned to Broadway in the 1995 and received a second Tony Award for his performance in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He was nominated for a Tony Award again in 2001 for Mel Brooks' stage version of The Producers.

Broderick is married to actress Sarah Jessica Parker. They have three children and live in New York City and Kilcar, Ireland. (Bowker Author Biography)

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