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The Resource Chinatown, a Robert Evans production/a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Technicolor ; Panavision ; a Paramount presentation, (DVD videorecording)

Chinatown, a Robert Evans production/a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Technicolor ; Panavision ; a Paramount presentation, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
a Robert Evans production/a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Technicolor ; Panavision ; a Paramount presentation
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown. Bonus features include interviews, featurettes, and more
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1974: Best Original Screenplay.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; production design, Richard Sylbert; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; 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
  • 1930-
  • 1906-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Towne, Robert
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Evans, Robert
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Ladd, Diane
  • Huston, John
  • Hillerman, John
  • Technicolor, Inc
  • Panavision (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Water rights
  • Murder
  • Incest
  • Gangsters
  • Chinatown (Los Ángeles, Calif.)
  • Los Ángeles (Calif.)
  • Asesinato
  • Pandillas
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Water rights
  • Homicide
  • Incest
  • Gangs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, a Robert Evans production/a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Technicolor ; Panavision ; a Paramount presentation, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: Chinatown : the beginning and the end!; Chinatown-style; Acting Chinatown; Chinatown : the classic; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn180299081
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9781415729038
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361224442
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • DVD 74 15516
  • 12244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)180299081
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation enhanced for 16:9 TV's; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), mono. (English, French, Spanish & Portuguese), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chinatown, a Robert Evans production/a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Technicolor ; Panavision ; a Paramount presentation, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: Chinatown : the beginning and the end!; Chinatown-style; Acting Chinatown; Chinatown : the classic; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn180299081
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9781415729038
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361224442
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • DVD 74 15516
  • 12244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)180299081
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation enhanced for 16:9 TV's; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), mono. (English, French, Spanish & Portuguese), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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