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The Resource John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording)

John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording)

Label
John Cassavetes, Five films
Title
John Cassavetes
Title part
Five films
Statement of responsibility
Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes
Title variation
Five films
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Erich Kollmar ... [et al.] ; art director, Phedon Papamichael ; editors, John Cassavetes ... [et al.] ; music, Shifi Hadi, Jack Ackerman, Bo Harwood ; costume designer, Alexandra Corwin-Hankin ; production designers, Randy Liles ... [et al.]
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Joan Blondell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-1989
  • 1907-1984
  • 1927-2011
  • 1931-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cassavetes, John
  • Carruthers, Ben
  • Goldoni, Lelia
  • Marley, John
  • Rowlands, Gena
  • Falk, Peter
  • Kollmar, Erich
  • Hadi, Shifi
  • Ackerman, Jack
  • Harwood, Bo
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
837
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
250
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Insanity (Law)
  • Bookmakers (Gambling)
  • Accidents
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Shadows" originally released as a motion picture in 1959; "Faces" originally released as a motion picture in 1968; "A woman under the influence" originally released as a motion picture in 1974; "The killing of a Chinese bookie" originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978; "Opening night" originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfers; new video interviews with Cassavetes collaborators Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, Seymore Cassel, Lelia Goldini, Lynn Carlin and Al Ruban; two versions of "The killing of a Chinese bookie": Cassavete's original 135-min. cut as well as his subsequent 108-min. re-edit; "Faces" alternate opening; "Cinéastes de notre temps": an episode from the French television series; audio commentary on "A woman under the influence"; still galleries with hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, publicity shots and posters; documentary "A constant forge" by Charles Kiselyak
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Opening night
  • (1977, 144 min.)
  • A constant forge
  • (2000, 200 min.)
  • Shadows
  • (1959, 81 min.)
  • Faces
  • (1968, 130 min.)
  • A woman under the influence
  • (1974, 147 min.)
  • The killing of a Chinese bookie
  • (1976, 135 min.)
Control code
ocm55859321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen and standard versions, Special ed.
Extent
8 videodiscs [approximately 837 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780029231
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429199220
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CAS060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 811651
  • (Sirsi) o55859321
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1), widescreen (1.66:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital, RSDL dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Shadows" originally released as a motion picture in 1959; "Faces" originally released as a motion picture in 1968; "A woman under the influence" originally released as a motion picture in 1974; "The killing of a Chinese bookie" originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978; "Opening night" originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfers; new video interviews with Cassavetes collaborators Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, Seymore Cassel, Lelia Goldini, Lynn Carlin and Al Ruban; two versions of "The killing of a Chinese bookie": Cassavete's original 135-min. cut as well as his subsequent 108-min. re-edit; "Faces" alternate opening; "Cinéastes de notre temps": an episode from the French television series; audio commentary on "A woman under the influence"; still galleries with hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, publicity shots and posters; documentary "A constant forge" by Charles Kiselyak
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Opening night
  • (1977, 144 min.)
  • A constant forge
  • (2000, 200 min.)
  • Shadows
  • (1959, 81 min.)
  • Faces
  • (1968, 130 min.)
  • A woman under the influence
  • (1974, 147 min.)
  • The killing of a Chinese bookie
  • (1976, 135 min.)
Control code
ocm55859321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen and standard versions, Special ed.
Extent
8 videodiscs [approximately 837 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780029231
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429199220
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CAS060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 811651
  • (Sirsi) o55859321
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1), widescreen (1.66:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital, RSDL dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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