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The Resource Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)

Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Title variation
Chinatown
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • 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
Cataloging source
VYF
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • English and French language tracks
  • Closed-captioned
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
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Ladd, Diane
  • Towne, Robert
  • Huston, John
Runtime
130
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • DVD special features include: interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer, retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Towne and Robert Evans
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
9780792159575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361551678
  • 097361551661
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm42951526
System details
DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • DVD special features include: interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer, retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Towne and Robert Evans
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
9780792159575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361551678
  • 097361551661
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm42951526
System details
DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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