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The Resource Two-lane blacktop, Universal presents ; a Michael S. Laughlin production ; screenplay by Rudolph Wurlitzer and Will Corry ; produced by Michael S. Laughlin ; directed by Monte Hellman, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Two-lane blacktop, Universal presents ; a Michael S. Laughlin production ; screenplay by Rudolph Wurlitzer and Will Corry ; produced by Michael S. Laughlin ; directed by Monte Hellman, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Two-lane blacktop
Title
Two-lane blacktop
Statement of responsibility
Universal presents ; a Michael S. Laughlin production ; screenplay by Rudolph Wurlitzer and Will Corry ; produced by Michael S. Laughlin ; directed by Monte Hellman
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • AC
  • eng
Summary
Drag racing east from L.A. in a souped-up '55 Chevy are the wayward Driver and Mechanic, accompanied by the tag along Girl. Along the way, they challenge another driver in a '70 Pontiac GTO to a cross-country race, with their pink slips as the prize
Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 2012 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jack Deerson ; film editor, Monte Hellman ; custom auto design & construction, Richard Ruth, William Kincheloe, H. Alan Deglin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the hearing-impaired (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T86 2013
PerformerNote
James Taylor (The Driver), Warren Oates (G.T.O.), Laurie Bird (The Girl), Dennis Wilson (The Mechanic), H.D. Stanton, Alan Vint, Bill Keller, Katherine Squire, George Mitchell, Kreag Caffey, A.J. Solari, Rudolph Wurlitzer, Jaclyn Hellman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1948-
  • 1928-1982
  • -1979
  • -1983
  • 1926-
  • 1944-2006
  • 1903-1995
  • 1905-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hellman, Monte
  • Laughlin, Michael
  • Wurlitzer, Rudolph
  • Corry, Will
  • Taylor, James
  • Oates, Warren
  • Bird, Laurie
  • Wilson, Dennis
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Vint, Alan
  • Squire, Katherine
  • Mitchell, George
  • Caffey, Kreag
  • Anders, Allison
  • Meyer, David N
  • Kristofferson, Kris
  • Coblenz, Walter
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
103
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
414
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chevrolet automobile
  • GTO automobile
  • Hot rods
  • Automobile racing
  • Automobile racing drivers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Muscle cars
  • Automobile racing
  • Automobile racing drivers
  • Chevrolet automobile
  • GTO automobile
  • Hot rods
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Muscle cars
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Two-lane blacktop, Universal presents ; a Michael S. Laughlin production ; screenplay by Rudolph Wurlitzer and Will Corry ; produced by Michael S. Laughlin ; directed by Monte Hellman, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Monte Hellman
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Optional audio commentaries, one by Monte Hellman & Allison Anders, and one by Rudy Wurlitzer & David Meyer ; interviews with Hellman, James Taylor, Kris Kristofferson, Michael Laughlin and Walter Coblentz ; screen test outtakes ; Color me gone [slide show of photos and publicity material] ; Performance & image [text feature with slide show, on the restoration of the '55 Chevy used in the movie, and the film's location] ; Trailer (3 min.) ; booklet includes the essays "Slow ride" by Kent Jones, "Ten (sixteen, actually) reasons I love 'Two-lane blacktop'" by Richard Linklater, and "On Route 66: Filming 'Two-lane blacktop'" by Michael Goodwin
Control code
ocn815314269
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604656787
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515102414
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2219BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)815314269
System details
Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (16:9, 2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 surround or mono. soundtracks
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Two-lane blacktop, Universal presents ; a Michael S. Laughlin production ; screenplay by Rudolph Wurlitzer and Will Corry ; produced by Michael S. Laughlin ; directed by Monte Hellman, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Monte Hellman
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Optional audio commentaries, one by Monte Hellman & Allison Anders, and one by Rudy Wurlitzer & David Meyer ; interviews with Hellman, James Taylor, Kris Kristofferson, Michael Laughlin and Walter Coblentz ; screen test outtakes ; Color me gone [slide show of photos and publicity material] ; Performance & image [text feature with slide show, on the restoration of the '55 Chevy used in the movie, and the film's location] ; Trailer (3 min.) ; booklet includes the essays "Slow ride" by Kent Jones, "Ten (sixteen, actually) reasons I love 'Two-lane blacktop'" by Richard Linklater, and "On Route 66: Filming 'Two-lane blacktop'" by Michael Goodwin
Control code
ocn815314269
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604656787
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515102414
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2219BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)815314269
System details
Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (16:9, 2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 surround or mono. soundtracks
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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