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The Resource Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)

Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)

Label
Dog day afternoon
Title
Dog day afternoon
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day. The lead robber wishes to obtain funding for a sex-change operation for his gay lover
Related
Awards note
1975 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay; Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Pacino), Best Supporting Actor (Sarandon), Best Director, and Best Film Editing.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Victor J. Kemper ; editor, Dede Allen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; bonus material not rated
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D64 2006
PerformerNote
Al Pacino, John Cazale, James Broderick, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1924-2011
  • 1926-2018
  • 1936-1978
  • 1923-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pacino, Al
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Bregman, Martin
  • Elfand, Martin
  • Cazale, John
  • Broderick, James
  • Durning, Charles
  • Sarandon, Chris
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Artists Entertainment Complex (Firm)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bank robberies
  • Hostage negotiations
  • Hostages
  • Mass media and crime
  • Gay couples
  • Sex change
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Widescreen version presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs
  • Based upon a magazine article by P.F. Kluge and Thomas Moore
  • Special features: The making of Dog day afternoon, a 4-part 30th anniversary documentary (58 min.) ; commentary by director Sidney Lumet ; vintage featurette, Lumet: film maker (10 min.) ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Movie -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm63930989
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9780790793047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SUSPENSE 791.43655 DOG ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; [B16MD018, #3, 5@26.99, LAP/DDG ]
Other control number
085393372729
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33727
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63930989
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono ; region 1 ; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Widescreen version presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs
  • Based upon a magazine article by P.F. Kluge and Thomas Moore
  • Special features: The making of Dog day afternoon, a 4-part 30th anniversary documentary (58 min.) ; commentary by director Sidney Lumet ; vintage featurette, Lumet: film maker (10 min.) ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Movie -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm63930989
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9780790793047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SUSPENSE 791.43655 DOG ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; [B16MD018, #3, 5@26.99, LAP/DDG ]
Other control number
085393372729
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33727
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63930989
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono ; region 1 ; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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