Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America.
Subjects:African American families -- Drama.
African Americans -- Race relations -- Drama.
Allen, Eugene, 1919-2010 -- Drama.
Butlers -- United States -- Drama.
Presidents -- United States -- Drama.
Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- Drama.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- Drama.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Other Authors:Cusack, John, 1966-
Daniels, Lee, 1959-
Entertainment One (Firm : Canada)
Strong, Danny, 1974-
[Canada] : Distributed by Entertainment One, c2014.
1 videodisc (ca. 132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Lee Daniels' the butler [DVD]
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Wil Haygood.
Special features: the original freedom riders; deleted scenes ; music video "You and I ain't nothin' no more" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz ; gag reel.
Cinematographer, Andrew Dunn ; composer (music score), Rodrigo Leô.
Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, John Cusack, Mariah Carey, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Aml Ameen, Clarence Williams III, John P. Fertitta, Jim Gleason, Isaac White, David Oyelowo, Joe Chrest.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1).
For private home use only.
English, French and Spansih dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
11043967Link to PAC