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Battle of the sexes

Author: Valerie FarisJonathan DaytonSimon BeaufoyChristian ColsonDanny BoyleAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Historical films
Comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Sports films
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Billie Jean King; Bobby Riggs; Billie Jean King; Bobby Riggs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Faris; Jonathan Dayton; Simon Beaufoy; Christian Colson; Danny Boyle; Robert Graf; Emma Stone; Steve Carell; Andrea Riseborough; Sarah Silverman; Bill Pullman; Alan Cumming; Elisabeth Shue; Austin Stowell; Natalie Morales; Linus Sandgren; Pamela Martin, (Film editor); Nicholas Britell; Fox Searchlight Pictures,; TSG Entertainment,; Decibel Films,; Cloud Eight Films,; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,
ISBN: 9780024543332 0024543330 9786317078635 6317078637
Language Note: English, Spanish or French dialogue; optional Spanish or French subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; English audio description for the visually impaired.
OCLC Number: 1012493977
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Bonus features: Raw footage: Billie Jean's grand entrance (no audio) ; Reigniting the rivalry ; Billie Jean King: In her own words ; unit photography gallery ; set design gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Linus Sandgren ; editor, Pamela Martin ; music, Nicholas Britell.
Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue, Austin Stowell, Natalie Morales.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content and partial nudity; QUE rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English, English descriptive audio), Dolby digital 2.0 surround (Spanish, French).
Other Titles: Battle of the sexes (Motion picture : 2017)
Battle of the sexes (Motion picture : 2017).
Battle of the sexes (Motion picture : 2017).
Responsibility: Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Decibel Films/Cloud Eight Films production ; directed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton ; written by Simon Beaufoy ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Robert Graf ; a Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton film.

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In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.
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