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The Resource Chinatown [videorecording]/, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Chinatown [videorecording]/, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Label
Chinatown [videorecording]/
Title
Chinatown [videorecording]/
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
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 in Chinatown
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award: Best Screenplay
Cataloging source
KZS
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Chinatown (Motion picture)
Credits note
Art director, W. Stewart Cambell ; set designers, Gabe Resh, Robert Resh ; special effects, Logan Frazee ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; costume designer, Anthea Sylbert ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
C4 2006
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
  • 1930-
  • 1934-2001
  • 1929-2008
  • 1932-
  • 1915-2010
  • 1935-
  • 1931-
  • 1906-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Evans, Robert
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Alonzo, John A.
  • Towne, Robert
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Hillerman, John
  • Lopez, Perry
  • Young, Burt
  • Glover, Bruce
  • Mantell, Joe
  • Jenson, Roy
  • Ladd, Diane
  • Bakalyan, Richard
  • Huston, John
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
130
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Water rights
  • Murder
  • Incest
  • Gangsters
  • Gangsters
  • Incest
  • Murder
  • Water rights
  • California
  • California
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown [videorecording]/, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne
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
Contents
Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9786314959289
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361551647
  • 097361551661
  • 883929307135
  • 097361224442
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)73320406
System details
DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chinatown [videorecording]/, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne
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
Contents
Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9786314959289
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361551647
  • 097361551661
  • 883929307135
  • 097361224442
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)73320406
System details
DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs
Video recording format
DVD

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