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Uniform Title Chinatown (Motion picture)
Title Chinatown [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Chinatown    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne.
Credits Art director, W. Stewart Cambell ; set designers, Gabe Resh, Robert Resh ; special effects, Logan Frazee ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; costume designer, Anthea Sylbert ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.
Summary Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.
Audience Rated R.
System Details DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Language In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Award: Best Screenplay
Subject DVD-Video discs.
Water rights -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Incest -- Drama.
Gangs -- Drama.
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Drama.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Drama.
Genre/Form Videodiscs.
Film noir.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Detective films and programs.
Added Author Evans, Robert, 1930-2019.
Polanski, Roman.
Alonzo, John A., 1934-2001.
Towne, Robert.
Nicholson, Jack, 1937-
Dunaway, Faye.
Hillerman, John, 1932-2017.
Lopez, Perry, 1929-2008.
Young, Burt, 1940-
Glover, Bruce, 1932-
Mantell, Joe, 1915-2010.
Jenson, Roy, 1935-
Ladd, Diane.
Bakalyan, Richard, 1931-2015.
Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN 0792159578
Standard No. 097361551647
Music No. 15516 Paramount

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