Patton [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Frank McCarthy-Franklin J. Schaffner production ; screen story and screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North ; produced by Frank McCarthy ; directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.
Other Titles: Patton.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 
Description: 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Fred Koenekamp; editor, Hugh S. Fowler; ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Performers: George C. Scott, Karl Malden.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Notes: In English (5.1 or Dolby surround) or French (mono) with subtitles in English or Spanish.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
"Based on the factual material from 'Patton: ordeal and triumph' by Ladislas Farago and 'A soldier's story' by Omar N. Bradley"--Container.
Special features: widescreen format, interactive menus, scene selection, original theatrical trailer, documentry on the making of Patton, audio essay on the historical Patton and Jerry Goldsmith's original score.
Academy Awards: Best actor, art direction/set direction, director, film editing, picture, sound, writing, 1970; awards from 7 other organizations.
Summary: Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department.