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

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

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
  • eng
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
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith,
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-
  • 1941-
  • 1906-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Towne, Robert
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Evans, Robert
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Ladd, Diane
  • Huston, John
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Water rights
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42951526
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792159575
Isbn Type
(widescreen)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
97361551678
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACU-6655
System details
DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Chinatown, written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42951526
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780792159575
Isbn Type
(widescreen)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
97361551678
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACU-6655
System details
DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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