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Midnight cowboy / produced by Jerome Hellman ; screenplay by Waldo Salt ; directed by John Schlesinger.

Schlesinger, John, 1926-2003 (director.). Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- (actor.). Voight, Jon, 1938- (actor.). Miles, Sylvia, 1932- Motion picture adaptation of. (actor.). Herlihy, James Leo. Midnight cowboy. (Added Author). Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Criterion collection ; 925.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC MIDNIGHT (Text) 37500004887267 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681434476
  • ISBN: 1681434474
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy.
Essay by critic Mark Harris in container.
Features: audio commentary from 1991 featuring director John Schlesinger and producer Jerome Hellman; new selected-scene commentary by cinematographer Adam Holender; short film "The crowd around the cowboy" (1969) made on location for Midnight cowboy; "Waldo Salt : a screenwriter's journey" (1990) an Academy Awardnominated documentary by Eugene Corr and Robert Hillmann; two short 2004 documentaries on the making and release of Midnight cowboy; interview with actor Jon Voight on The David Frost show from 1970; interview from 2000 with Schlesinger for BAFTA Los Angeles; excerpts from the 2002 BAFTA LA tribute to Schlesinger, featuring Voight and actor Dustin Hoffman; trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro.
Summary, etc.:
A naive male prostitute from Texas and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; 1.85:1 widescreen; Dolby mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Male prostitution > Drama.
Male prostitutes > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Male friendship > Drama.
Herlihy, James Leo > Film adaptations.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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