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The Resource Midnight cowboy, United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger, (DVD)

Midnight cowboy, United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger, (DVD)

Label
Midnight cowboy
Title
Midnight cowboy
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
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.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Adam Holender; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson; musical supervision, John Barry
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
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
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.M56 2006
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Brenda Vaccaro, John McGiver, Ruth White, Sylvia Miles, Barnard Hughes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2003
  • 1937-
  • 1938-
  • 1939-
  • 1913-1975
  • 1914-1969
  • 1932-
  • 1915-2006
  • 1933-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hellman, Jerome
  • Salt, Waldo
  • Schlesinger, John
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Voight, Jon
  • Vaccaro, Brenda
  • McGiver, John
  • White, Ruth
  • Miles, Sylvia
  • Hughes, Barnard
  • Barry, John
  • Herlihy, James Leo
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • United Artists Corporation
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Herlihy, James Leo
  • Male prostitutes
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Male friendship
  • Outcasts
  • Criminals
  • Prostitución masculina
  • Estafa
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Midnight cowboy, United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Control code
ocm62901594
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 113 min.)
Isbn
9781424800056
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616135988
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
13598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62901594
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono, mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Midnight cowboy, United Artists ; a Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger production ; screenplay, Waldo Salt ; producer, Jerome Hellman ; director, John Schlesinger, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Control code
ocm62901594
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 113 min.)
Isbn
9781424800056
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616135988
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
13598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62901594
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono, mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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