Conservapedia:Manual of Style/Film and Television

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Airplane!
Airplane film poster.PNG
Directed by Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker
Produced by Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker
Howard W. Koch
Written by Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker
Starring Robert Hays
Julie Hagerty
Leslie Nielsen
Lloyd Bridges
Music by Elmer Bernstein
Cinematography Joseph Biroc
Editing by Patrick Kennedy
Distributed by Paramount
Release date(s) 1980
Country USA
Language English

The following is recommended for the laying out and presentation of an article dealing with a motion picture or television series.

Contents

Infobox

Include with the infobox (example at right) pertinent information, i.e. producer, director, release date, box office gross, etc. The release date must be the first year it was released to theaters; any theatrical re-release can be included (Star Wars release dates were 1977, 1978, and 1997, for example). The image within the infobox must be the original release movie poster; if none is available for posting here then box-art for the DVD is acceptable.

If the subject is a television series, then the image should be the title card.

Introductory paragraph

A short (1-2) paragraph statement introducing the film, stars, director, and what it's about.

Plot synopsis

Detail what the film is about. Some editors may get involved with detailing the story itself, in which case add a "spoiler warning" at the beginning; however, try to avoid doing that. We would rather have the reader get interested in seeing a film for the first time without giving it away.

Cast

List the major cast members and the parts they played.

History of the film

You can go into detail about how the film was made, including money spent, location shoots, trivia; anything that makes the film interesting.

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