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The Resource Chinatown, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Chinatown, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night
Cataloging source
VYF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Chinatown (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1906-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Towne, Robert
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Huston, John
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water rights
  • Murder
  • Incest
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Gangsters
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Polanski, Towne, and Evans
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Rated R
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792156444
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 97361551678
  • 097361551647
  • 883929303519
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 15516
  • 15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42951526
  • (Sirsi) o42951526
  • (TMQ) o42951526
  • 6111
  • 6111
  • 1629145
  • 1629145
System details
  • DVD, NTSC, Dolby digital sound (restored English mono., English 5.1 surround, French mono.)
  • DVD format ; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chinatown, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Publication
Note
  • Special features: theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Polanski, Towne, and Evans
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Rated R
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792156444
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 97361551678
  • 097361551647
  • 883929303519
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 15516
  • 15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42951526
  • (Sirsi) o42951526
  • (TMQ) o42951526
  • 6111
  • 6111
  • 1629145
  • 1629145
System details
  • DVD, NTSC, Dolby digital sound (restored English mono., English 5.1 surround, French mono.)
  • DVD format ; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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