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Chinatown [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski.

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  • 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Media Center Reserve DVD 977 37684000787315 Media Center Desk Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792156447
  • ISBN: 0792159578
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, c1999.

Content descriptions

General Note: Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-321 (Coroniti) and the Film Scoring Department.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Participant or Performer Note: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: Rated R.
System Details Note: DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1.
Language Note: In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French.
Subject: Water rights > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Murder > Drama
Incest > Drama.
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) > Drama.

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