The Resource Lee Daniels' The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions

Lee Daniels' The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions

Label
Lee Daniels' The butler
Title
Lee Daniels' The butler
Statement of responsibility
directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions
Title variation
Butler
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Performer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; production designer, Tim Galvin ; edited by Joe Klotz ; costume designer, Ruth E. Carter ; music by Rodrigo Leão
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.J8
LC item number
B88 2014
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams, Yaya Alafia, Aml Ameen, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, John P. Fertitta, Jim Gleason, Isaac White, Joe Chrest, Colman Domingo, Nelsan Ellis, Nealla Gordon, Elijah Kelley, Minka Kelly, Adriane Lenox, Mo McRae, Pernell Walker, Jesse Williams, Clarence Williams III
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1974-
  • 1984-
  • 1959-
  • 1973 March 6-
  • 1953-
  • 1952-
  • 1957-
  • 1984-
  • 1966-
  • 1937-
  • 1968-
  • 1973-
  • 1990-
  • 1937-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1982-
  • 1985-
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1939-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Daniels, Lee
  • Strong, Danny
  • Williams, Pamela Oas
  • Ziskin, Laura
  • Patrick, Buddy
  • Elwes, Cassian
  • Finley, Michael
  • Johnson, Sheila C.
  • Johnson, Brett
  • Salloway, Matthew
  • Stafford, Earl W.
  • Weinstein, Bob
  • Weinstein, Harvey
  • Blavatnik, Len
  • Giladi, Aviv
  • Holden, Vince
  • Bruce, James T.
  • Wright, R. Bryan
  • Destro, Elizabeth
  • Kessler, Jordan
  • Shor, Hilary
  • Merims, Adam
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Carey, Mariah
  • Cusack, John
  • Fonda, Jane
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Howard, Terrence
  • Kravitz, Lenny
  • Marsden, James
  • Oyelowo, David
  • Pettyfer, Alex
  • Redgrave, Vanessa
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Williams, Robin
  • DaCosta, Yaya
  • Ameen, Aml
  • Banner, David
  • Gordon, Nealla
  • Domingo, Colman
  • Ellis, Nelsan
  • Kelley, Elijah
  • Kelly, Minka
  • Lenox, Adriane
  • Mo
  • Walker, Pernell
  • Williams, Jesse
  • Williams, Clarence
  • Dunn, Andrew
  • Galvin, Tim
  • Klotz, Joe
  • Carter, Ruthe
  • Leão, Rodrigo
  • Knight, Gladys
  • Haygood, Wil
  • Haygood, Wil
  • Weinstein Company
  • Windy Hill Pictures
  • Follow Through Productions
  • Salamander Pictures
  • Pam Williams Productions (Frim)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Eugene
  • Haygood, Wil
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Butlers
  • United States
  • Butlers
  • Presidents
  • Families
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Lee Daniels' The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Inspired by the article "A butler well served by this election" and the book "The butler: a witness to history", both by Wil Haygood
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Bonus features: Lee Daniels' The Butler: an American Story (behind-the-scenes documentary); Deleted scenes; The original freedom riders; "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz (music video); Gag reel
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
Control code
864830260
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 013132611808
  • 013132618050
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)864830260
System details
DVD format; NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lee Daniels' The butler, directed by Lee Daniels ; written by Danny Strong ; produced by Pamela Oas Williams ; produced by Laura Ziskin ; produced by Lee Daniels ; produced by Buddy Patrick ; produced by Cassian Elwes ; executive producers, Michael Finley, Sheila C. Johnson, Brett Johnson ; executive producers, Matthew Salloway, Earl W. Stafford, Danny Strong ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Len Blavatinik, Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden ; executive producers, James T. Bruce IV, R. Bryan Wright, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler ; executive producers, Hilary Shor and Adam Merims ; the Weinstein Company presents a Lee Daniels film ; a Laura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures and Pam Williams Productions
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Inspired by the article "A butler well served by this election" and the book "The butler: a witness to history", both by Wil Haygood
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Bonus features: Lee Daniels' The Butler: an American Story (behind-the-scenes documentary); Deleted scenes; The original freedom riders; "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz (music video); Gag reel
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
Control code
864830260
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 013132611808
  • 013132618050
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
WC61180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)864830260
System details
DVD format; NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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