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

Chinatown, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording DVD)

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
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
Runtime
130
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Features include 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
Control code
ocm42951526
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
  • (Sirsi) o42951526
  • (TMQ) o42951526
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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Features include 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
Control code
ocm42951526
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
  • (Sirsi) o42951526
  • (TMQ) o42951526
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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