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The boxcar children [DVD videorecording] / Phase 4 Films ; Castaway Entertainment and Freeman Angel Films present a Hammerhead Production ; directed by Mark A.Z. Dippe and Dan Chuba ; written by Justin Merz and Zach Strauss ; executive producer, Maureen Sargent Gorman ; produced by Dan Chuba, Mark A.Z. Dippe, Ash R. Shah ; produced by Michael Liberty and Britt Napier.

Dippé, Mark A. Z., (film director,, film producer.). Chuba, Daniel, (film director,, film producer.). Merz, Justin, (screenwriter.). Strauss, Zach, (screenwriter.). Gorman, Maureen Sargent, (film producer.). Shah, Ash R., (film producer.). Liberty, Michael, (film producer.). Napier, Britt, (film producer.). Gordon, Zachary, 1998- (voice actor.). King, Joey, 1999- (voice actor.). Sand, Jadon, (voice actor.). Foy, Mackenzie, 2000- (voice actor.). Simmons, J. K., (voice actor.). Sheen, Martin, (voice actor.). Douglas, Illeana, 1965- (voice actor.). Sweeney, D. B. (Daniel Bernard), 1961- (voice actor.). Wasilewski, Audrey, (voice actor.). Rafferty, Michael (Film editor) (Added Author). Burgomaster, Kenneth, (composer (expression)). Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979 Boxcar children. (Added Author). Phase 4 Films (Firm), (production company.). Castaway Entertainment, (production comanay.). Freeman Angel Films, (production company.). Hammerhead (Firm), (production company.). KaBOOM! Entertainment, (film distributor.). Zachary Gordon, Joey King, Jadon Sand, Mackenzie Foy, J.K. Simmons, Martin Sheen, Illeana Douglas, D.B. Sweeney, Audrey Wasilewski. (Cast).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (81 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's edition.
  • Publisher: Fort Mill, SC : Kaboom Entertainment, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Gertrude Chandler Warner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Special features: The Boxcar Children e-book: The four hungry children, Night is turned into day, A new home in the woods; The Boxcar Children guide to adventure: How to be a detective, Picking a great campsite and setting up the tent, Outdoor survival skills; The Boxcar Children downloadable content: Printable town map, Official soundtrack, Downloadable activity kit; About the author/museum featurette; Stills gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Michael Rafferty ; music by Kenneth Burgomaster.
Participant or Performer Note:
Zachary Gordon, Joey King, Jadon Sand, Mackenzie Foy, J.K. Simmons, Martin Sheen, Illeana Douglas, D.B. Sweeney, Audrey Wasilewski.
Summary, etc.:
Four orphaned and homeless siblings happen upon an abandoned boxcar, which, with a little creativity and hard work, they gradually furnish with all the comforts of home. Fearful that they will be sent to live with the reputedly cruel grandfather they have never met, the children keep their new home a secret--until a serious illness forces them to reveal themselves in order to save young Violet.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (16x9) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note:
In English or French dialogue (5.1 Dolby digital). Closed captioned.
Subject: Boxcar children (Fictitious characters) > Juvenile films.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile films.
Orphans > Juvenile films.
Orphans > Juvenile films.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/Form: Children's films.
Animated films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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