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The Resource Chinatown, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; written by Robert Towne, (videorecording)

Chinatown, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; written by Robert Towne, (videorecording)

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; written by Robert Towne
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
e
Summary
A seemingly routine matrimonial snooping job mushrooms into a murderous regional and personal scandal in pre World War II Los Angeles
Awards note
Academy Award: Best Screenplay
Characteristic
videorecording
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Chinatown (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Dian Ladd, Dick Bskslysn, John Huston
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1906-1987
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  • Polanski, Roman
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Hillerman, John
  • Huston, John
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
130
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  • Political corruption
  • Adultery
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; written by Robert Towne, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Features: retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Towne, and Robert Evans
  • Sequel: The two Jakes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
tlc00006321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792156444
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361551678
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Chinatown, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski ; written by Robert Towne, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Features: retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Towne, and Robert Evans
  • Sequel: The two Jakes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
tlc00006321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792156444
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361551678
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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