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Author: Nicholas PileggiMartin ScorseseBarbara De FinaRobert De NiroSharon StoneAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Universal Home Video, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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The story of the rise and fall of three friends in 1970s-era Las Vegas: Mafia-connected casino operator Sam "Ace" Rothstein, Mafia enforcer Nicky Santoro, and hustler Ginger McKenna.

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people.

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Genre/Form: Gangster films
Crime films
Historical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Pileggi; Martin Scorsese; Barbara De Fina; Robert De Niro; Sharon Stone; Joe Pesci; James Woods; Don Rickles; Alan King; Kevin Pollak; L Q Jones; Dick Smothers; Frank Vincent; John Bloom; Robert Richardson; Thelma Schoonmaker; Universal Pictures (Firm); Syalis D.A. (Firm); Légende Entreprises.; Cappa Productions.; MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783218591 9780783218595
OCLC Number: 34765361
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book: Casino / by Nicholas Pileggi.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
"This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your TV"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, L.Q. Jones, Dick Smothers, Frank Vincent, John Bloom.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videocassettes (179 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC; hi-fi stereo. surround.
Other Titles: Casino (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese.

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The story of the rise and fall of three friends in 1970s-era Las Vegas: Mafia-connected casino operator Sam "Ace" Rothstein, Mafia enforcer Nicky Santoro, and hustler Ginger McKenna.

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people.

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