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Published by Paramount Home Entertainment in Hollywood, Calif. .
Written in English


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StatementParamount Vantage and Participant Media present ; in association with Walden Media ; an Electric Kinney production ; written by Davis Guggenheim & Billy Kimball ; produced by Lesley Chilcott ; directed by Davis Guggenheim
The Physical Object
FormatDVD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24609263M
ISBN 101415757224
ISBN 109781415757222

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