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

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

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • 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
Cataloging source
CaNSHNOV
Characteristic
motion picture
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video rating: "18A"
Language note
In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French
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/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Academy Award Nominations 1974
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792159575
Other control number
  • 097361551661
  • 097361551678
  • 097361551647
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 15516
  • 12244
  • 15516
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)160286808
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792159575
Other control number
  • 097361551661
  • 097361551678
  • 097361551647
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 15516
  • 12244
  • 15516
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)160286808
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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      1530 Northmount Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2L 0G6, CA
      51.096103 -114.13759
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