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Title Midnight cowboy [videorecording] / United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    MID    Available
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
burning rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
mono rdacpc
surround rdacpc
1.0 Dolby Digital
5.1 Dolby Digital
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 925
Criterion collection ; 925.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 widescreen (aspect ratio, 1.85:1) presentation; monaural and 5.1 surround.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the hearing-impaired.
Cast Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Brenda Vaccaro, John McGiver, Ruth White, Sylvia Miles.
Credits Director of photography, Adam Holender; editor, Hugh A. Robertson; musical supervision, John Barry.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy.
Summary Joe Buck and Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo are two small-time hustlers whose powerful friendship transcends the gritty realities of big-city life and their own unfulfilled dreams.
Note Features on disc one: audio commentary from 1991 featuring director John Schlesinger and producer Jerome Hellman; short film "The crowd around the cowboy" (1969) made on location for Midnight cowboy; trailer -- on disc two: "Waldo Salt : a screenwriter's journey" (1990) an Academy Award nominated documentary by Eugene Corr and Robert Hillmann; Michael Childers discusses photographs from candid images he shot during production; Adam Holender discusses his work on the film (Feb. 2018); two short 2004 documentaries on the making and release of Midnight cowboy; interview with actor Jon Voight on The David Frost show from 1970; Jon Voight's original screen test; interview from 2000 with Schlesinger for BAFTA Los Angeles with excerpts from the 2002 BAFTA LA tribute to Schlesinger, featuring Voight and actor Dustin Hoffman.
Contents disc one. [Feature film] -- disc two. [Special features].
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Awards Academy Award, 1970: Best picture; Best director; Best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium.
Subject Male prostitutes -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Drama.
Outcasts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Criminals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Buddy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Schlesinger, John, 1926-2003, film director.
Hellman, Jerome, film producer.
Salt, Waldo, screenwriter.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- actor.
Voight, Jon, 1938- actor.
Vaccaro, Brenda, 1939- actor.
Barry, John, 1933-2011, composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Herlihy, James Leo. Midnight cowboy.
United Artists Corporation, presenter.
Jerome Hellman Productions. production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Midnight cowboy (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781681434476
Standard No. 715515215411
Music No. CC2890DDVD The Criterion Collection

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