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Chinatown / [videorecording] / Paramount presents ; a Robert Evans production ; a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski.

Towne, Robert. (Added Author). Polanski, Roman. (Added Author). Evans, Robert, 1930- (Added Author). Nicholson, Jack. (Added Author). Dunaway, Faye. (Added Author). Hillerman, John. (Added Author). Lopez, Perry. (Added Author). Young, Burt. (Added Author). Glover, Bruce, 1932- (Added Author). Mantell, Joe, 1920- (Added Author). Jenson, Roy. (Added Author). Ladd, Diane. (Added Author). Bakalyan, Richard, 1931- (Added Author). Huston, John, 1906-1987 (Added Author). Alonzo, John A., 1934-2001 (Added Author). Sylbert, Richard. (Added Author). O'Steen, Sam, 1923- (Added Author). Goldsmith, Jerry. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon DVD F CHI 2027 (Text) 34330512259350 AV - Movie Collection Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City DVD 1877 DRAMA (Text) 30403001605252 DVD - Drama Available -
Schricker Main Library DRA CHI (Text) 30032001580460 DVD DRAMA Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD CHI (Text) 31951003961007 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781415729038
  • ISBN: 1415729034
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features: Chinatown : the beginning and the end; Chinatown: filming ; Chinatown : the legacy; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; production design, Richard Sylbert; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Participant or Performer Note: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.
Summary, etc.: A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation enhanced for 16:9 TV's; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), mono. (English, French, Spanish & Portuguese), NTSC.
Language Note: English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Awards Note: Academy Awards, 1974: Best Original Screenplay.
Golden Globe Awards, 1974: Best motion picture--drama; best director, motion picture (Polanski); best motion picture actor--drama (Nicholson); best motion picture screenplay.
American Film Institute 100 greatest American movies: #19.
Subject: Water rights > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Incest > Drama.
Gangsters > Drama.
Academy Awards.
Golden Globe Awards.
Asesinato > Teatro.
Pandillas > Teatro.
Chinatown (Los Ángeles, Calif.) > Teatro.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > History > Drama.
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) > Drama.
Los Ángeles (Calif.) > Historia > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Film noir.
Mystery films.
Film noir > Feature.
Mystery > Feature.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.

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