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Dances with Wolves
Director: Kevin Costner (Dir)
Release Date:   1990
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 9 Nov 1990; New York opening: week of 9 Nov 1990
Duration (in mins):   181
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Cast:   Kevin Costner (Lt. Dunbar)  
    Mary McDonnell (Stands with a Fist)  
    Graham Greene (Kicking Bird)  
    Rodney A. Grant (Wind in His Hair)  
    Floyd Red Crow Westerman (Ten Bears)  

Production Company: TIG Productions  
Distribution Company: Orion Pictures  
Director: Kevin Costner (Dir)
Producer: Jim Wilson (Prod)
  Kevin Costner (Prod)
Writer: Michael Blake (Scr)
Photography: Dean Semler (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Jeffrey Beecroft (Prod des)
Film Editor: Neil Travis (Film ed)
  William Hoy (Film ed)
  Stephen Potter (Film ed)
  Chip Masamitsu (Film ed)
Music: John Barry (Mus)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Country: Great Britain and United States
Language: English

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Source Text: Based on the novel Dances with Wolves by Michael Blake (New York, 1988).
Authors: Michael Blake

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
TIG Productions, Inc. 6/12/1990 dd/mm/yyyy PA488872

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Genre: Western
  Romance

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   5 Nov 1990   p. 5, 34.
Los Angeles Times   9 Nov 1990   p. 1.
New York Times   9 Nov 1990   p. 1.
Variety   12 Nov 1990   p. 61.

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