The Resource Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A seemingly routine matrimonial snooping job mushrooms into a murderous scandal in pre-World War II Los Angeles
Member of
Has edition
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 1974: Best Original Screenplay (Towne).
  • Golden Globe, 1975: Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Cataloging source
RBP
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Chinatown (Motion picture)
  • Chinatown (Motion picture)
  • Chinatown (Motion picture)
  • Chinatown (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Film editor, Sam O'Steen ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Can be viewed dubbed in French, Portuguese or Spanish, or subtitled in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C45 2017
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, John Huston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-
  • 1929-2008
  • 1906-1987
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  • Polanski, Roman
  • Towne, Robert
  • Evans, Robert
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Hillerman, John
  • Lopez, Perry
  • Young, Burt
  • Huston, John
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
Series statement
Paramount centennial collection
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  • Water rights
  • Public utilities
  • Water-supply
  • Murder
  • Gangsters
  • Abastecimiento de agua
  • Asesinato
  • Pandillas
  • Gangsters
  • Murder
  • Water rights
  • Water-supply
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • California
  • California
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Wide screen
  • "Disc one"--Disc surface
  • Special feature: optional commentary by Robert Towne with David Fincher
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 032429287809
  • 032429287809
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2080846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1832415
  • (OCoLC)1005374831
  • (OCoLC)on1005374831
  • 1832415
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Wide screen
  • "Disc one"--Disc surface
  • Special feature: optional commentary by Robert Towne with David Fincher
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 032429287809
  • 032429287809
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2080846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1832415
  • (OCoLC)1005374831
  • (OCoLC)on1005374831
  • 1832415
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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