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The swimmer / Columbia Pictures and Horizon Pictures ; screenplay by Eleanor Perry ; produced by Frank Perry and Roger Lewis ; directed by Frank Perry.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster *DVD-BLU* SWI Classic (Text) 72436000122970 DVDs Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster DVD SWI Classic (Text) 72436000122969 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([10] pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm)
  • Edition: Blu-ray
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Grindhouse Releasing ; 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the story: The swimmer by John Cheever.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Special features: Spectacular new digital restoration created from 4k scans for optimal picture quality ; over 2 1/2 hours of documentary featurettes by Oscar winner Chris Innis (The Hurt Locker), featuring in-depth interviews with stars Janet Langard, Joan Rivers, and Marge Champion, composer Marvin Hamlisch, film editor Sidney Katz, assistant directors Michael Hertzberg and Ted Zachary, UCLA Olympic swim coach Bob Horn, and Joanna Lancaster ; the original New Yorker short story read by author John Cheever ; liner notes by legendary director Stuart Gordon ; rare production stills from the lost alternate scenes ; Allison Anders interviews Marge Champion ; extensive still galleries, trailers, and TV spots ; filmographies ; isolated stereo. music track.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, David L. Quaid ; film editors, Sidney Katz, Carl Lerner, Pat Somerset ; music by Marvin Hamlisch.
Participant or Performer Note:
Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule, Marge Champion, Nancy Cushman, Charles Drake, John Garfield, Jr., Bernie Hamilton, Kim Hunter, House Jameson, Richard McMurray, Diana Muldaur, Joan Rivers, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dolph Sweet, Louise Troy, Diana van der Vlis.
Summary, etc.:
One summer morning a troubled suburbanite decides to "swim" home via the pools of his wealthy friends.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray, regions A,B,C, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; mono.
Language Note:
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
Subject: Suburbanites > Drama.
Swimmers > Drama.
Connecticut > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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