DVD - 1981
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The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist.
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 1981
Edition: 25th anniversary ed
ISBN: 9786310372433
Branch Call Number: RED
Characteristics: 2 dvds (195 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm


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Nov 11, 2016

The film is now on my top 50; and may move up. The cast, the camera, the honesty of the witnesses. I am excited and look forward to the new Warren Beatty film later this year.

Mar 26, 2015

As a Russian, I was curious to see how an American film crew would depict the Russian revolution. Since this is considered a classic, I expected quite a bit from it, but my expectations fell flat. The story about the American journalist is interesting, but I found the account about historical events lacking. There are few Russian characters and voices in this film. It disappointed me a bit that the film glorifies the feats of one individual, but skims over the historical context that is responsible for his claim to fame.

veganbaker Mar 24, 2015

There is not a frame in this movie that is not fully realized. A Perfect movie (imho). Beatty spent a decade working on this masterpiece. He got the best of the best for acting talent and received a well deserved oscar for Best Director (Should have won best picture too) some may find fault with the depiction of the Russian revolution or the old left but i let the witnesses tell me since they were really there and Beatty made sure to get the story from them as well as his own hard research. Loved Maureen Stapleton as Emma "goldburg" .. Goldman! ;)

Feb 23, 2015

Great movie. Was nice to see Diane Keaton when she was younger and her and Warren Beatty were great in it.

kevfarley Feb 28, 2014

This is is awful ! ...when I got this home and put this movie in the DVD says: NOT FORMATTED FOR THIS REGION !!?? I have watched thousands of other New York Public Library DVDs on my Panasonic Region 1 DVD Player,.. but this one makes it a DOZEN that have come up as NOT FORMATTED etc. ! I really wanted to see this one. WHY is the New York Public Library buying DVD's that are NOT FORMATTED to be viewed in this region ? And why does the New York Public Library's Purchasing Department continue to not respond to repeated e-mails sent to them about this problem ?? Has this happened to anyone else out there ?

Nov 07, 2013

Good, but wish it were a little longer.

btmslt Aug 27, 2013

An interesesting story.

Mar 03, 2011

An amazing story. Well told.

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