The Resource Norma Rae, 20th Century Fox ; a Martin Ritt/Rose and Asseyev production ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt

Norma Rae, 20th Century Fox ; a Martin Ritt/Rose and Asseyev production ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt

Label
Norma Rae
Title
Norma Rae
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Martin Ritt/Rose and Asseyev production ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Field), 1979.
Cataloging source
LVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; edited by Sidney Levin ; music, David Shire ; production designed by Walter Scott Herndon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Sally Field, Ron Leibman, Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle, Barbara Baxley, Gail Strickland
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1990
  • 1946-
  • 1934-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ritt, Martin
  • Asseyev, Tamara
  • Rose, Alexandra
  • Ravetch, Irving
  • Frank, Harriet
  • Alonzo, John A.
  • Levin, Sidney
  • Shire, David
  • Herndon, Walter Scott
  • Field, Sally
  • Leibman, Ron
  • Bridges, Beau
  • Hingle, Pat
  • Baxley, Barbara
  • Strickland, Gail
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
114
Series statement
Award series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women textile workers
  • Labor unions
  • Textile workers
  • Southern States
  • Labor unions
  • Mujeres en sindicatos
  • Trabajadores
  • Labor unions
  • Textile workers
  • Women textile workers
  • Southern States
  • Closed caption video recordings
  • Longs métrages
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Norma Rae, 20th Century Fox ; a Martin Ritt/Rose and Asseyev production ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: "Backstory : 'Norma Rae'" documentary featurette (24 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm46804158
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543013747
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2001374
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; dual-layer; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo., Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Norma Rae, 20th Century Fox ; a Martin Ritt/Rose and Asseyev production ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; produced by Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose ; directed by Martin Ritt
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: "Backstory : 'Norma Rae'" documentary featurette (24 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm46804158
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543013747
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2001374
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; dual-layer; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo., Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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