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Patch Adams / Universal Pictures presents ; a Blue Wolf-Farrell/Minoff-Bungalow 78 production ; screenplay by Steve Oedekerk ; produced by Barry Kemp [and others] ; directed by Tom Shadyac.

Shadyac, Tom, film director.  Kemp, Barry, film producer.  Oedekerk, Steve, screenwriter.  Williams, Robin, 1951-2014, actor.  Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014, actor.  Potter, Monica, actor.  Gunton, Bob actor.  Coyote, Peter, actor.  London, Daniel, 1973- actor.  Papamichael, Phedon, cinematographer.  Zimmerman, Don, flim editor.  Shaiman, Marc, composer.  Adams, Hunter Doherty. Mylander, Maureen. Motion picture adaption of (work) : Gesundheit: Good health is a laughing matter.  Universal Studios, presenter, distributor. 

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.

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Galion Library DVD PATC (Text) 35920505767101 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783233736
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's edition ; widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [1999]
  • Note: Title from container.
  • Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
  • Note: Special features: feature commentary with director ; "The Medical Value of Laughter" original documentary looking at the genesis of and the joy behind the movie ; outtakes ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmaker's bios ; film highlights ; web links.
  • Note: Based on the book by Hunter Doherty Adams with Maureen Mylander.
  • Credits: Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; film editor, Don Zimmerman ; music, Marc Shaiman.
  • Performers: Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Daniel London, Peter Coyote.
  • Note: DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, widescreen (2.35:1).
  • Language Note: English or French audio ; close-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Adams, Patch, 1945- > Drama.
Gesundheit Institute > Drama.
Physician and patient > Drama.
Laughter > Therapeutic use > Drama.
Medical treatments > Drama.
Wit and humor in medicne > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptions.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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