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Newsies, Walt Disney Pictures

Label
Newsies, Walt Disney Pictures
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; some material may not be suitable for children
Main title
Newsies
Medium
DVD
Oclc number
48614128
Responsibility statement
Walt Disney Pictures
Runtime
121
Summary
July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful
Technique
live action
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