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The taking of Pelham one two three / Palomar Pictures and Palladium Productions presentation ; produced by Gabriel Katzka, Edgar J. Scherick ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; directed by Joseph Sargent.

Sargent, Joseph, 1925-2014 director. (Added Author). Matthau, Walter, actor. (Added Author). Shaw, Robert, 1927-1978 actor. (Added Author). Balsam, Martin, 1919-1996 actor. Motion picture adaptation of (work): (Added Author). Godey, John, 1912-2006 Taking of Pelham one two three (Added Author).
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Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD TAKING (Text) 79361000098451 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [42nd Anniversary special edition].
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Kino International [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
Based on the book by John Godey.
Anamorphic wide screen 2.35:1.
Features: interviews with star Hector Elizondo, composer David Shire, editor Gerald B. Greenberg; audio commentary by actor/filmmaker Pat Healy and film programmer/historian Jim Healy; "Trailers from Hell" with Josh Olson; animated montage of stills and posters; original theatrical trailer.
Participant or Performer Note: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam.
Summary, etc.: Four ruthless gunmen hold a speeding New York subway train hostage for a hefty ransom, threatening to kill all the passengers on board.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: New York City Transit Authority > Drama.
Hijacking of trains > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Subways > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Godey, John, 1912-2006 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Crime films.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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