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

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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F CHI 2027 (Text) 34330512259350 AV - Movie Collection Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD DRAMA (Text) 30403001605252 DVD - Drama Checked out 04/25/2017
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) DRA CHI (Text) 30032001580460 DVD DRAMA Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD CHI (Text) 31951003961007 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 04/29/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781415729038
  • ISBN: 1415729034
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 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 (Motion pictures)
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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