The Resource Chinatown, a Paramount presentation ; a Robert Evans production a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Chinatown, a Paramount presentation ; a Robert Evans production a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski

Label
Chinatown
Title
Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount presentation ; a Robert Evans production a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • 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
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1974: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) (Robert Towne).
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1975: Best Motion Picture - Drama (Robert Evans); Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jack Nicholson); Best Director - Motion Picture (Roman Polanski); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Robert Towne).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Chinatown (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; production design, Richard Sylbert; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English (Dolby Digital 5.1 or restored mono Dolby Digital), French (mono Dolby Digital), Spanish (mono Dolby Digital), or Portuguese (mono Dolby Digital); English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C45 2017
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-
  • 1929-2008
  • 1932-
  • 1915-2010
  • 1935-
  • 1931-
  • 1906-1987
  • 1923-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Towne, Robert
  • Evans, Robert
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Dunaway, Faye
  • Hillerman, John
  • Lopez, Perry
  • Young, Burt
  • Glover, Bruce
  • Mantell, Joe
  • Jenson, Roy
  • Ladd, Diane
  • Bakalyan, Richard
  • Huston, John
  • O'Steen, Sam
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
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  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Water rights
  • Murder
  • Incest
  • Gangsters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount presentation ; a Robert Evans production a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: Chinatown: the beginning and the end; Chinatown: Filming; Chinatown: the legacy; Theatrical trailer
  • Special features taken from DVD menu screen and may differ from container packaging
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn983799102
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429256546
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
59159900000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)983799102
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation (enhanced for 16:9 TVs); Dolby Digital 5.1, mono Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chinatown, a Paramount presentation ; a Robert Evans production a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: Chinatown: the beginning and the end; Chinatown: Filming; Chinatown: the legacy; Theatrical trailer
  • Special features taken from DVD menu screen and may differ from container packaging
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn983799102
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429256546
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
59159900000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)983799102
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation (enhanced for 16:9 TVs); Dolby Digital 5.1, mono Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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