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The Resource Midnight cowboy, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger

Midnight cowboy, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger

Label
Midnight cowboy
Title
Midnight cowboy
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler hoping to score big with wealthy city women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Adam Holender ; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson ; musical supervision, John Barry ; "Everybody's talkin'" words and music by Fred Neil, arranged and conducted by George Tipton, sung by Nilsson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: X (original rating) and R (current rating)
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M53 2018
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Brenda Vaccaro, John McGiver, Ruth White, Sylvia Miles, Barnard Hughes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2003
  • 1937-
  • 1938-
  • 1939-
  • 1913-1975
  • 1914-1969
  • 1924-2019
  • 1915-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schlesinger, John
  • Salt, Waldo
  • Hellman, Jerome
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Voight, Jon
  • Vaccaro, Brenda
  • McGiver, John
  • White, Ruth
  • Miles, Sylvia
  • Hughes, Barnard
  • Herlihy, James Leo
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Jerome Hellman Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
113
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
925
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Male prostitutes
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Male friendship
  • Outcasts
  • Criminals
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Midnight cowboy, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: new 4K digital restoration, approved by cinematographer Adam Holender; alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; audio commentary from 1991 featuring director John Schlesinger and producer Jerome Hellman; new video essay with commentary by Holender; new photo gallery with commentary by photographer Michael Childers; "The crowd around the cowboy," a 1969 short film made on location for Midnight Cowboy; "Waldo Salt: a screenwriter's journey," an Academy Award-nominated documentary from 1990 by Eugene Corr and Robert Hillmann; two short documentaries from 2004 on the making and release of Midnight Cowboy; interview with Jon Voight on The David Frost Show from 1970; Voight's original screen test; interview from 2000 with Schlesinger for BAFTA Los Angeles; excerpts from the 2002 BAFTA Los Angeles tribute to Schlesinger; trailer; booklet containing an essay by critic Mark Harris
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (113 min.)
Isbn
9781681434476
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515215411
  • 715515215411
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2890D
  • CC2890D-1
  • CC2890D-2
  • 12055860
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1031379929
  • (OCoLC)1031379929
  • 1193485
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; Dolby monaural, Dolby 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Midnight cowboy, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: new 4K digital restoration, approved by cinematographer Adam Holender; alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; audio commentary from 1991 featuring director John Schlesinger and producer Jerome Hellman; new video essay with commentary by Holender; new photo gallery with commentary by photographer Michael Childers; "The crowd around the cowboy," a 1969 short film made on location for Midnight Cowboy; "Waldo Salt: a screenwriter's journey," an Academy Award-nominated documentary from 1990 by Eugene Corr and Robert Hillmann; two short documentaries from 2004 on the making and release of Midnight Cowboy; interview with Jon Voight on The David Frost Show from 1970; Voight's original screen test; interview from 2000 with Schlesinger for BAFTA Los Angeles; excerpts from the 2002 BAFTA Los Angeles tribute to Schlesinger; trailer; booklet containing an essay by critic Mark Harris
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (113 min.)
Isbn
9781681434476
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515215411
  • 715515215411
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2890D
  • CC2890D-1
  • CC2890D-2
  • 12055860
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1031379929
  • (OCoLC)1031379929
  • 1193485
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; Dolby monaural, Dolby 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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