Cover image for Dalton Trumbo's Johnny got his gun
Dalton Trumbo's Johnny got his gun
Campbell, Bruce production personnel.
Uniform Title:
Johnny got his gun (Motion picture)
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2009]

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
After a shell leaves his body mangled on the final day of World War I, young Joe Bonham lies trapped in a hospital bed. He is a fully conscious quadruple amputee who cannot speak, hear or see. He is left to wander within his own mind and goes between his harsh reality and memories of a happier life long gone. Delve into the mind of a man lost somewhere on the edges of sanity and insanity, life and death.
General Note:
Title from container.

Based on the novel by Dalton Trumbo.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.

Special features: "Dalton Trumbo: rebel in Hollywood" documentary (2006); new interview with Timothy Bottoms; music video "One" by Metallica; rare behind-the-scenes footage with commentary by Timothy Bottoms and director of photography Jules Brenner; 1940 radio adapation of Johnny got his gun starring James Cagney; "Johnny got his gun" article from American Cinematographer (1971); original theatrical trailer.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG; mild language, crude humor and some thematic elements.
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