skip to content
Casino Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Casino

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
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Crime films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Gangster films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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.) : sound, color ; 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.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/34765361> # Casino
    a schema:Movie, bgn:VHS, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "34765361" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Place/universal_city_ca> ; # Universal City, CA
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#CreativeWork/casino> ; # Casino.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Place/las_vegas_nev> ; # Las Vegas (Nev.)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/848246> ; # Casinos
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1005389> ; # Mafia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Topic/mafia_nevada_las_vegas> ; # Mafia--Nevada--Las Vegas
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204935> ; # Nevada--Las Vegas.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Topic/casinos_nevada_las_vegas> ; # Casinos--Nevada--Las Vegas
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "Standard format." ;
   schema:contentRating "MPAA rating: R." ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/135989749> ; # MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/164107895> ; # Kevin Pollak
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/84231513> ; # Joe Pesci
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/114969074> ; # Robert De Niro
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/10034432> ; # Don Rickles
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/28624283> ; # Dick Smothers
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/14973594> ; # L. Q. Jones
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/150402285> ; # Syalis D.A. (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/49851586> ; # Nicholas Pileggi
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Person/pileggi_nicholas> ; # Nicholas Pileggi
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/139819400> ; # Légende Entreprises.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/132283877> ; # Universal Pictures (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/10042582> ; # James Woods
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/61688646> ; # Sharon Stone
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/17423824> ; # Thelma Schoonmaker
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/86985233> ; # Barbara De Fina
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/59896491> ; # Alan King
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/155088588> ; # Cappa Productions.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/111716145> ; # Martin Scorsese
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/18603917> ; # John Bloom
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/100239602> ; # Robert Richardson
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/10060792> ; # Frank Vincent
   schema:copyrightYear "1996" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/894266095> ; # Casino (Motion picture)
   schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
   schema:genre "Historical films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Crime films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Gangster films"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Casino"@en ;
   schema:productID "34765361" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34765361#PublicationEvent/universal_city_ca_mca_universal_home_video_1996> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Agent/mca_universal_home_video> ; # MCA Universal Home Video
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34765361#Review/1891920708> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780783218595> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34765361> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Agent/mca_universal_home_video> # MCA Universal Home Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "MCA Universal Home Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Person/pileggi_nicholas> # Nicholas Pileggi
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Pileggi" ;
   schema:givenName "Nicholas" ;
   schema:name "Nicholas Pileggi" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Place/las_vegas_nev> # Las Vegas (Nev.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Las Vegas (Nev.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894266095#Place/universal_city_ca> # Universal City, CA
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Universal City, CA" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1005389> # Mafia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mafia"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204935> # Nevada--Las Vegas.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Nevada--Las Vegas." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/848246> # Casinos
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Casinos"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100239602> # Robert Richardson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1955" ;
   schema:familyName "Richardson" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert" ;
   schema:name "Robert Richardson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10034432> # Don Rickles
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Rickles" ;
   schema:givenName "Don" ;
   schema:name "Don Rickles" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10042582> # James Woods
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1947" ;
   schema:familyName "Woods" ;
   schema:givenName "James" ;
   schema:name "James Woods" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10060792> # Frank Vincent
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Vincent" ;
   schema:givenName "Frank" ;
   schema:name "Frank Vincent" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/111716145> # Martin Scorsese
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Scorsese" ;
   schema:givenName "Martin" ;
   schema:name "Martin Scorsese" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/114969074> # Robert De Niro
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "De Niro" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert" ;
   schema:name "Robert De Niro" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/132283877> # Universal Pictures (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Universal Pictures (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/135989749> # MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/139819400> # Légende Entreprises.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Légende Entreprises." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14973594> # L. Q. Jones
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1927" ;
   schema:familyName "Jones" ;
   schema:givenName "L. Q." ;
   schema:name "L. Q. Jones" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/150402285> # Syalis D.A. (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Syalis D.A. (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/155088588> # Cappa Productions.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Cappa Productions." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/164107895> # Kevin Pollak
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1958" ;
   schema:familyName "Pollak" ;
   schema:givenName "Kevin" ;
   schema:name "Kevin Pollak" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/17423824> # Thelma Schoonmaker
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Schoonmaker" ;
   schema:givenName "Thelma" ;
   schema:name "Thelma Schoonmaker" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/18603917> # John Bloom
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1953" ;
   schema:familyName "Bloom" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Bloom" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/28624283> # Dick Smothers
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Smothers" ;
   schema:givenName "Dick" ;
   schema:name "Dick Smothers" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49851586> # Nicholas Pileggi
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Pileggi" ;
   schema:givenName "Nicholas" ;
   schema:name "Nicholas Pileggi" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59896491> # Alan King
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1927" ;
   schema:deathDate "2004" ;
   schema:familyName "King" ;
   schema:givenName "Alan" ;
   schema:name "Alan King" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61688646> # Sharon Stone
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1958" ;
   schema:familyName "Stone" ;
   schema:givenName "Sharon" ;
   schema:name "Sharon Stone" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/84231513> # Joe Pesci
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Pesci" ;
   schema:givenName "Joe" ;
   schema:name "Joe Pesci" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/86985233> # Barbara De Fina
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "De Fina" ;
   schema:givenName "Barbara" ;
   schema:name "Barbara De Fina" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/894266095> # Casino (Motion picture)
   schema:name "Casino (Motion picture)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780783218595>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0783218591" ;
   schema:isbn "9780783218595" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34765361#Review/1891920708>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/34765361> ; # Casino
   schema:reviewBody "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." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.