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Title Chinatown [videorecording] / 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 Info. Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2017]


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Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
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Series Paramount centennial collection
Paramount centennial collection.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, mono.
Language English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French, Portuguese, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, John Huston.
Credits Film editor, Sam O'Steen ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
"Disc one"--Disc surface.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Awards Academy Award, 1974: Best Original Screenplay (Towne).
Golden Globe, 1975: Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Summary A seemingly routine matrimonial snooping job mushrooms into a murderous scandal in pre-World War II Los Angeles.
Note Special features: optional commentary by Robert Towne with David Fincher.
Subject Water rights -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Public utilities -- Corrupt practices -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Water-supply -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Murder -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Gangsters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Crime films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Polanski, Roman, film director.
Towne, Robert, screenwriter.
Evans, Robert, 1930- film producer.
Nicholson, Jack, actor.
Dunaway, Faye, actor.
Hillerman, John, actor.
Lopez, Perry, 1929-2008, actor.
Young, Burt, actor.
Huston, John, 1906-1987, actor.
Goldsmith, Jerry, composer (expression)
Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Chinatown (Motion picture)
Other Editions: Reproduction of (manifestation): Chinatown (Motion picture) Chinatown Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2017] 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 032429256553
Standard No. 032429287809
Music No. 2080846 Paramount

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