The Resource The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release

The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release

Label
The onion field
Title
The onion field
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release
Title variation
Joseph Wambaugh's the onion field
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A true story about a case that changed LAPD policies forever. After two plainclothes LAPD officers pull over a man for making an illegal U-turn, they are abducted and one brutally executed, the other able to escape into the bleak darkness of an onion field. The criminals managed to drag the justice process on for years
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.O55 2015
PerformerNote
John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ronny Cox, Ted Danson, David Huffman, Christopher Lloyd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1947-
  • 1952-1990
  • 1947-
  • 1945-1985
  • 1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wambaugh, Joseph
  • Becker, Harold
  • Savage, John
  • Woods, James
  • Seales, Franklyn
  • Cox, Ronny
  • Danson, Ted
  • Huffman, David
  • Lloyd, Christopher
  • Wambaugh, Joseph
Runtime
122
Series statement
KL studio classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hettinger, Karl
  • Campbell, Ian
  • Powell, Gregory Ulas
  • Smith, Jimmy Lee
Technique
live action
Label
The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Wambaugh
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: on-camera interview with John Savage; audio commentary by director Harold Becker; "Ring of truth" documentary; trailer
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
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329167820
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1678
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn913488782
  • (OCoLC)913488782
System details
Blu-ray, region A; 1.85:1 widescreen ; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Wambaugh
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: on-camera interview with John Savage; audio commentary by director Harold Becker; "Ring of truth" documentary; trailer
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
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329167820
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1678
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn913488782
  • (OCoLC)913488782
System details
Blu-ray, region A; 1.85:1 widescreen ; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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