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The Resource The conspirator, Roadside Attractions ; The American Film Company presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises ; directed by Robert Redford ; written by James Solomon ; story by James Solomon, Gregory Bernstein ; produced by Robert Redford ; produced by Greg Shapiro, Bill Holderman ; produced by Brian Falk, Robert Stone

The conspirator, Roadside Attractions ; The American Film Company presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises ; directed by Robert Redford ; written by James Solomon ; story by James Solomon, Gregory Bernstein ; produced by Robert Redford ; produced by Greg Shapiro, Bill Holderman ; produced by Brian Falk, Robert Stone

Label
The conspirator
Title
The conspirator
Statement of responsibility
Roadside Attractions ; The American Film Company presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises ; directed by Robert Redford ; written by James Solomon ; story by James Solomon, Gregory Bernstein ; produced by Robert Redford ; produced by Greg Shapiro, Bill Holderman ; produced by Brian Falk, Robert Stone
Contributor
Actor
Author
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel ; production designer, Kalina Ivanov ; editor, Craig McKay ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; music, Mark Isham ; consulting historians, Frederic L. Borch, James McPherson, Thomas R. Turner
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed captioned in English
PerformerNote
James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline, Evan Rachel Wood, Danny Huston, Justin Long, Colm Meaney, Alexis Bledel, James Badge Dale, Toby Kebbell, Johnny Simmons, Norman Reedus, John Cullum, Jim True-Frost, Jonathan Groff, Stephen Root, Chris Bauer, David Andrews, Tom Wilkinson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1964-
  • 1979-
  • 1966-
  • 1987-
  • 1962-
  • 1978-
  • 1953-
  • 1981-
  • 1978-
  • 1986-
  • 1969-
  • 1930-
  • 1952-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Redford, Robert,
  • Solomon, James
  • Bernstein, Gregory
  • Shapiro, Greg,
  • Holderman, Bill,
  • Falk, Brian Peter,
  • Stone, Robert
  • McAvoy, James
  • Wright, Robin
  • Kline, Kevin,
  • Wood, Evan Rachel
  • Huston, Danny
  • Long, Justin
  • Meaney, Colm
  • Bledel, Alexis
  • Dale, James Badge
  • Kebbell, Toby,
  • Simmons, Johnny
  • Reedus, Norman
  • Cullum, John
  • True-Frost, Jim,
  • Groff, Jonathan,
  • Root, Stephen,
  • Bauer, Chris,
  • Andrews, David
  • Wilkinson, Tom
  • Sigel, Newton Thomas,
  • Ivanov, Kalina
  • McKay, Craig,
  • Isham, Mark,
  • Jennings, Thomas,
  • Roadside Attractions (Firm)
  • American Film Manufacturing Company
  • Wildwood Enterprises
  • Tom Jennings Productions, Inc
  • Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Surratt, Mary E.
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Surratt, Mary E.
  • Military courts
  • Trials (Assassination)
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Presidents
  • Conspiracies
  • Assassination
  • Conspiracies
  • Military courts
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Presidents
  • Trials (Assassination)
  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)
Technique
live action
Label
The conspirator, Roadside Attractions ; The American Film Company presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises ; directed by Robert Redford ; written by James Solomon ; story by James Solomon, Gregory Bernstein ; produced by Robert Redford ; produced by Greg Shapiro, Bill Holderman ; produced by Brian Falk, Robert Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special features on disc 1: optional audio commentary with director Robert Redford; theatrical trailer; [Introduction to The American Film Company]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (10 min.) -- TV spots (1 min.) -- Photo gallery [slide show] (8 min.)
  • Witness history
  • (featurettes) (41 min.)
  • disc 1:
  • The conspirator
  • (ca. 122 min.)
  • disc 2: Special features:
  • The conspirator :
  • Mary Surratt and the plot to kill Lincoln
  • written and directed by Tom Jennings ; a production of The American Film Company and Tom Jennings Productions (67 min.)
  • The making of The conspirator
Control code
728621711
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
031398140627
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
30879
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)728621711
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16x9 televisions); 5.1 Dolby digital surround;
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The conspirator, Roadside Attractions ; The American Film Company presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises ; directed by Robert Redford ; written by James Solomon ; story by James Solomon, Gregory Bernstein ; produced by Robert Redford ; produced by Greg Shapiro, Bill Holderman ; produced by Brian Falk, Robert Stone
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special features on disc 1: optional audio commentary with director Robert Redford; theatrical trailer; [Introduction to The American Film Company]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (10 min.) -- TV spots (1 min.) -- Photo gallery [slide show] (8 min.)
  • Witness history
  • (featurettes) (41 min.)
  • disc 1:
  • The conspirator
  • (ca. 122 min.)
  • disc 2: Special features:
  • The conspirator :
  • Mary Surratt and the plot to kill Lincoln
  • written and directed by Tom Jennings ; a production of The American Film Company and Tom Jennings Productions (67 min.)
  • The making of The conspirator
Control code
728621711
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
031398140627
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
30879
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)728621711
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16x9 televisions); 5.1 Dolby digital surround;
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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