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Captain America [videorecording] : the first avenger / Paramount ; Marvel Studios ; directed by Joe Johnston ; screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely ; produced by Kevin Feige ; executive producers, Louis D'Esposito, Joe Johnston, Nigel Gostelow, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel ; Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present a Marvel Studios production a film by Joe Johnston.

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  • 41 of 48 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
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Rowayton Library DVD CAP (Text to phone) 33625130059608 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Commentary by director Joe Johnston, director of photography Shelly Johnson, and editor Jeffrey Ford; Featurettes: Outfitting a hero (11 min.); The assembly begins (2 min.); Sega game trailer (2 min.); The Avengers animated trailer (1 min.); Previews (7 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Shelly Johnson ; production designer, Rick Heinrichs ; editors, Jeffrey Ford, Robert Dalva ; costume designer, Anna B. Sheppard ; visual effects supervisor, Christopher Townsend ; music by Alan Silvestri.
Participant or Performer Note:
Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke, Bruno Ricci, JJ Feild, Kenneth Choi, Richard Armitage, Stanley Tucci.
Summary, etc.:
March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action ; special features are not rated.
MPAA rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action ; special features are not rated ; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; region 1, NTSC.
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround; widescreen presentation, 2.35:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; English descriptive video service (DVS) ; closed-captioned.
Subject: America, Captain (Fictitious character) > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Superheroes > Drama.
Good and evil > Drama.
America, Captain (Personaje literario) > Teatro.
Héroes > Teatro.
Bien y mal > Teatro.
Simon, Joe > Film adaptations.
Kirby, Jack > Film adaptations.
Genre: Superhero films.
Action and adventure films.
Science fiction films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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