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Boxcar Bertha

Author: Martin ScorseseRoger CormanJames H NicholsonSamuel Z ArkoffJoyce H CorringtonAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Series: Avant-garde cinema.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company. Martin Scorsese's second feature was made for budget-conscious Roger Corman.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Drama
Exploitation films
Film adaptations
Road films
Named Person: Box-Car Bertha; Box-Car Bertha; Box-Car Bertha.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Scorsese; Roger Corman; James H Nicholson; Samuel Z Arkoff; Joyce H Corrington; John William Corrington; Barbara Hershey; David Carradine; Barry Primus; Bernie Casey; John Carradine; Box-Car Bertha.; American International Pictures (Firm); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792852087 9780792852087
OCLC Number: 49674660
Language Note: English and French language soundtracks (mono) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Based on characters in the book Sister of the road, which is the autobiography of Bertha Thompson.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Special features include theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, John Stephens ; editor, Buzz Feitshans ; music, Gib Guilbeau, Thad Maxwell.
Cast: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey, John Carradine.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color with a black and white sequence ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Avant-garde cinema.
Other Titles: Boxcar Bertha (Motion picture)
Responsibility: AI, American International ; James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff present a Roger Corman production ; screenplay, Joyce H. Corrington & John William Corrington ; produced by Roger Corman ; directed by Martin Scorsese.

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Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company. Martin Scorsese's second feature was made for budget-conscious Roger Corman.

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