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The sting

Author: George Roy HillDavid S WardRichard D ZanuckDavid BrownMichael PhillipsAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Gangster films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Roy Hill; David S Ward; Richard D Zanuck; David Brown; Michael Phillips; Julia Phillips; Paul Newman; Robert Redford; Robert Shaw; Charles Durning; Ray Walston; Eileen Brennan; Harold Gould; John Heffernan; Dana Elcar; Jack Kehoe; Dimitra Arliss; Universal Pictures (Firm); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783225873 9780783225876
OCLC Number: 38912855
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. Dialogue in English, with optional Spanish and French soundtracks, and optional Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Dolby digital sound; full frame, 1.33:1; single layer.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; film editor, William Reynolds ; costumes by Edith Head ; music adapted by Marvin Hamlisch ; piano rags by Scott Joplin ; art director, Henry Bumstead ; title artwork, Jaroslav Gebr.
Cast: Paul Newman (Henry Gondorff), Robert Redford (Johnny Hooker), Robert Shaw (Doyle Lonnegan), Charles Durning (Lt. Wm. Snyder), Ray Walston (J.J. Singleton), Eileen Brennan (Billie), Harold Gould (Kid Twist), John Heffernan (Eddie Niles), Dana Elcar (F.B.I. agent Polk), Jack Kehoe (Erie Kid), Dimitra Arliss (Loretta).
Awards: Winner, 1974 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Tony Bill, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips; Best Director: George Roy Hill; Best Film Editing: William Reynolds; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: Henry Bumstead, James Payne; Best Costume Design: Edith Head; Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation: Marvin Hamlisch; Best writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced: David S. Ward.
National Film Registry selection, 2005.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Sting (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Universal Picture ; a Bill / Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; by David S. Ward ; a Richard D. Zanuck / David Brown presentation ; a Zanuck/Brown Production ; directed by George Roy Hill ; produced by Tony Bill and Michael and Julia Phillips.

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Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend.

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