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Midnight cowboy

Author: Jerome HellmanWaldo SaltJohn SchlesingerDustin HoffmanJon VoightAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : MGM Home Entertainment ; Culver City, CA : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: James Leo Herlihy; James Leo Herlihy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Hellman; Waldo Salt; John Schlesinger; Dustin Hoffman; Jon Voight; Brenda Vaccaro; John McGiver; Ruth White; Sylvia Miles; Barnard Hughes; John Barry; James Leo Herlihy; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm); United Artists Corporation.
ISBN: 1424800056 9781424800056
OCLC Number: 62901594
Language Note: English (mono or Dolby digital 5.1 created from mono), dubbed French (Dolby digital) or dubbed Spanish dialogue ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy.
Credits: Director of photography, Adam Holender; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson; musical supervision, John Barry.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Brenda Vaccaro, John McGiver, Ruth White, Sylvia Miles, Barnard Hughes.
Awards: Winner, Best Director (John Schlesinger), Best Picture (Jerome Hellman), Best Writing, Screenplay based on material from another medium (Waldo Salt), 1970 Academy Awards ; Winner, Best Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Best Direction (John Schlesinger), Best Film, Best Film Editing (Hugh A. Robertson), Best Screenplay (Waldo Salt), Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles (Jon Voight), 1970 BAFTA Awards.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 113 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono, mastered in high definition.
Contents: Disc 1: Feature film ; Special feature: Optional audio feature commentary by producer Jerome Hellman ; Disc 2: Special features: After midnight: Reflecting on the classic 35 years later [documentary ; 30 min,] --
Controversy and acclaim [documentary ; 10 min.] --
Celebrating Schlesinger [featurette ; 10 min.] --
Photo gallery.
Responsibility: United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger.

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Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence.

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