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Author: Robert EvansRoman PolanskiJohn A AlonzoRobert TowneJack NicholsonAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, ©2006.
Series: Widescreen DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Videodiscs
Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Features
Mysteries
Detective films and programs
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Evans; Roman Polanski; John A Alonzo; Robert Towne; Jack Nicholson; Faye Dunaway; John Hillerman; Perry Lopez; Burt Young; Bruce Glover; Joe Mantell; Roy Jenson; Diane Ladd; Richard Bakalyan; John Huston; Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 0792159578 9780792159575
OCLC Number: 73320406
Language Note: In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne.
Credits: Art director, W. Stewart Cambell ; set designers, Gabe Resh, Robert Resh ; special effects, Logan Frazee ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; costume designer, Anthea Sylbert ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.
Awards: Academy Award: Best Screenplay
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Contents: Special features include: Theatrical trailer; retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne.
Series Title: Widescreen DVD collection.
Other Titles: Chinatown (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski.

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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.

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