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The Distinguished Gentleman

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Jonathan Lynn directs Eddie Murphy in the political satire The Distinguished Gentleman, which comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. An English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no subtitles, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include the theatrical trailer. This is a decent release from Disney/Buena Vista that delivers ...
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Overview

Jonathan Lynn directs Eddie Murphy in the political satire The Distinguished Gentleman, which comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. An English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no subtitles, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include the theatrical trailer. This is a decent release from Disney/Buena Vista that delivers the film, but little else.
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Special Features

Theatrical trailer; French-language track; Dolby Surround; Widescreen [1.85:1]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/16/1999
  • UPC: 717951003119
  • Original Release: 1992
  • Rating:

  • Source: Walt Disney Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo / Dolby 5.1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital, stereo
  • Language: English, Fran├žais
  • Time: 1:52:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 33,338

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie Murphy Thomas Jefferson Johnson
Lane Smith Dick Dodge
Sheryl Lee Ralph Miss Loretta
Joe Don Baker Olaf Anderson
Victoria Rowell Celia Kirby
Grant Shaud Arthur Reinhardt
Kevin McCarthy Terry Corrigan
Charles S. Dutton Elijah Hawkins
Victor Rivers Armando
Chi Homer
Sonny Jim Gaines Van Dyke
Noble Willingham Zeke Bridges
Gary Frank Iowa
Tommy Boggs Himself
Mary Goldberg
Daniel Petrie Asbestos Lobbyist
Daniel Benzali "Skeeter" Warburton
Cynthia Harris Vera Johnson
Susan Forristal Ellen Juba
Autumn Winters Mickey John
James Garner Jeff Johnson
Doris Grau Hattie Rifkin
Frances Foster Grandma
Sarah Carson Kimberly
Mel Owens Bo Chandler
Brad Koepenick Rafe Simon
John Doolittle Ira Schecter
Rosanna Huffman Mrs. Bridges
Dianne Turley Travis Mrs. Dodge
Tom Dahlgren Chief of Police
Tom Finnegan Ethics Committee Chair
Marty Kaplan Ned Grable
Cliff Bemis Gun Lobbyist
Prudence Barry Teacher
Nina Totenberg Election Anchor
Julianna McCarthy Blue Haired Lady
Dion Anderson Distilled Spirits Lobbyist
Stu Levin Tobacco Lobbyist
Richard Anders Poultry Lobbyist
Brian Gelatto Crabhouse Waiter
Angela Stribling DC Anchor
Patricia Ciaffa DC Correspondent
David A. Penhale Voting Husband
Cordis Heard Voting Wife
Gary Price Taxi Driver
J.D. Williams Himself
Roger E. Reid Florida Reporter
Technical Credits
Jonathan Lynn Director
Gabriel Beristain Cinematographer
Dorree Cooper Set Decoration/Design
Leslie Dilley Production Designer
Randy Edelman Score Composer
Leonard J. Goldberg Producer
Mary Goldberg Casting
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Costumes/Costume Designer
Marty Kaplan Producer, Screenwriter
Anthony Lloyd Makeup
Tony Lombardo Editor
Michael Peyser Producer
Richard H. Prince Production Manager
Jonathan Reynolds Screenwriter
Rick Sharp Makeup
Richard Turner Camera Operator
Ed Verreaux Art Director
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Scene Index

Side #1
0. Chapter List
1. Program Start [:13]
2. Opening Credits/Con Artists [:13]
3. Last Hurrah [:53]
4. An Idea Is Born [:53]
5. Hattie Rifkin [8:51]
6. Washington Shakedown [3:45]
7. Freshman Reception [3:33]
8. Celia Kirby [14:17]
9. A Little Help From Arthur [3:47]
10. Voting Lesson [12:38]
11. Unexpected Visitors [8:29]
12. Venting Steam [6:39]
13. The Accident [7:47]
14. Planning The Big Con [4:10]
15. The Committee Meeting [3:05]
16. The Biggest Con [4:40]
17. End Credits [11:20]
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Menu

Side #1
   Set Up
      Spoken Languages
      Captions
   Bonus Material
      Theatrical Trailer
      Film Recommendations
   Play
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