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Glory [videorecording] / TriStar Pictures presents ; a Freddie Fields production ; an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Freddie Fields ; screenplay by Kevin Jarre ; directed by Edward Zwick.


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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0800177967
  • ISBN: 9780800177966
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video : c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the letters by Robert Gould Shaw ; based on the book "Lay this laurel" by Lincoln Kirstein ; based on the book "One gallant rush" by Peter Burchard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Francine Jamison-Tanchuck ; production designer, Norman Garwood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, Cliff DeYoung, Alan North, Peter Michael Goetz, Bob Gunton, Jay O. Sanders, John Finn, Donovan Leitch, John David Cullum.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R ; Canadian home video rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English, Spanish, or French with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1989: Best Supporting Actor (Denzel Washington) ; Best Cinematography (Freddie Francis) ; Best Sound (Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams II).
Subject: Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863 > Film adaptations.
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 > Film adaptations.
Burchard, Peter > Film adaptations.
Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863 > Drama.
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865) > Drama.
African American soldiers > Drama.
United States. Army > African American troops > Drama.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > African Americans > Drama.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Regimental histories > Drama.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Battlefields > Drama.
Genre: Feature films > United States.
War films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library E 656 .G56 2007 30775305495211 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

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