The Resource The killing of a Chinese bookie, Faces Distribution Corporation presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; associate producer, Phil Burton, (DVD)

The killing of a Chinese bookie, Faces Distribution Corporation presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; associate producer, Phil Burton, (DVD)

Label
The killing of a Chinese bookie
Title
The killing of a Chinese bookie
Statement of responsibility
Faces Distribution Corporation presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; associate producer, Phil Burton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
Member of
Cataloging source
APL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
In charge of lighting [i.e. cinematographer], Mitchell Breit ; music, Bo Harwood ; supervising editor, Tom Cornwell
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.G3
LC item number
K55 2004
PerformerNote
Ben Gazzara, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Red Kullers, Al Ruban, Alice Fredlund, Donna Marie Gordon, Azizi Johari, Meade Roberts
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-1989
  • 1930-
  • 1929-1994
  • 1935-
  • 1925-
  • 1925-
  • 1930?-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cassavetes, John
  • Ruban, Al
  • Burton, Phil
  • Gazzara, Ben
  • Carey, Timothy Agoglia
  • Cassel, Seymour
  • Phillips, Robert
  • Woodward, Morgan
  • Kullers, John Red
  • Johari, Azizi
  • Roberts, Meade
  • Faces Distribution Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
243
Series statement
  • John Cassavetes: five films.
  • The Criterion collection
Series volume
254
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gamblers
  • Gangsters
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The killing of a Chinese bookie, Faces Distribution Corporation presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; associate producer, Phil Burton, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Title from credits
  • Videodisc release of the 1976 and 1978 motion pictures
  • Running time does not include special features
  • 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Special features: Disc 1. The 1976 cut: John Cassavetes' original 135 minute edit of the film, with the restored image and sound, and enhanced for widescreen televisions. Disc 2. The 1978 cut: Cassavetes' 108 minute edit from the 1978 theatrical re-release, with restored image and sound, and enhanced for widescreen televisions; new video interviews with star Ben Gazzara and producer Al Ruban; audio interview with Cassavetes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Original release version (1976, 135 min.) -- Director's cut (1978, 108 min.)
Control code
  • a379073
  • ocm56557336
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (243 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429199121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KIL050
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56557336
System details
DVD; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing of a Chinese bookie, Faces Distribution Corporation presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; associate producer, Phil Burton, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Title from credits
  • Videodisc release of the 1976 and 1978 motion pictures
  • Running time does not include special features
  • 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Special features: Disc 1. The 1976 cut: John Cassavetes' original 135 minute edit of the film, with the restored image and sound, and enhanced for widescreen televisions. Disc 2. The 1978 cut: Cassavetes' 108 minute edit from the 1978 theatrical re-release, with restored image and sound, and enhanced for widescreen televisions; new video interviews with star Ben Gazzara and producer Al Ruban; audio interview with Cassavetes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Original release version (1976, 135 min.) -- Director's cut (1978, 108 min.)
Control code
  • a379073
  • ocm56557336
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (243 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429199121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KIL050
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56557336
System details
DVD; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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