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Title The hustler [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; Rossen Enterprises, Inc ; screenplay by Sidney Carroll and Robert Rossen ; produced and directed by Robert Rossen.

Imprint Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    HUS    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (135 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Collector's edition ; 30
Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.) ; 30.
Note Based on the novel by Walter S. Tevis.
Contents Special features: Commentary by Paul Newman, Carol Rossen, Dede Allen, Stefan Gierasch, Ulu Grosbard, Richard Schickel, and Jeff Young [optional audio feature]; Trick shot analysis [interactive featurette(s)] (14 min.); Life in the fast lane: Fast Eddie Felson and the search for greatness (12 min.); Milestones in cinema history: "The Hustler" (28 min.); Swimming with sharks: The art of the hustle (10 min.); "The Hustler:" The inside story (25 min.); Paul Newman: Hollywood's cool hand (44 min.); How to make the shot (3 min.); The films of Paul Newman [previews] (17 min.); Theatrical trailers (7 min.); Still gallery [slide show].
Credits Director of photography, Eugene Shuftan ; film editor, Dede Allen ; music by Kenyon Hopkins ; production designer, Harry Horner ; technical advisor, Willie Mosconi ; costume designer, Ruth Morley.
Cast Paul Newman (Eddie Felson), Piper Laurie (Sarah Packard), George C. Scott (Bert Gordon), Jackie Gleason (Minnesota Fats), Myron McCormick (Charlie Burns), Murray Hamilton (Findley), Michael Constantine (Big John), Stefan Gierasch (Preacher), Cliff Pellow (Turk), Jake LaMotta (Bartender), Gordon B. Clarke (Cashier), Alexander Rose (Score keeper), Carolyn Coates (Waitress), Carl York (Young hustler), Vincent Gardenia (Bartender).
Event Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Summary An amoral, arrogant pool hustler who haunts backroom pool halls gets a real chance at fame when he faces the legendary Minnesota Fats in a personal competition.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned.
Subject Pool (Game) -- Drama.
Billiards -- Drama.
Gambling -- Drama.
Gamblers -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Billar -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Estafa -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Sports films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Carroll, Sidney. Screenwriter.
Rossen, Robert, 1908-1966. Screenwriter. Director. Producer.
Newman, Paul, 1925-2008. Actor.
Laurie, Piper, 1932- Actor.
Scott, George C., 1927-1999. Actor.
Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987. Actor.
McCormick, Myron. Actor.
Hamilton, Murray. Actor.
Constantine, Michael. Actor.
Gierasch, Stefan, 1926- Actor.
Pellow, Clifford A., 1928- Actor.
La Motta, Jake. Actor.
Gardenia, Vincent. Actor.
Tevis, Walter S. Hustler.
Rossen Films.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Note Title on disc label and container: Robert Rossen's the Hustler
Standard No. 024543372264
024543499978 50
Music No. 2237227 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

 
    
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