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The Resource The untouchables, Paramount Pictures presents an Art Linson production, a Brian De Palma film ; produced by Art Linson ; written by David Mamet ; directed by Brian De Palma, (videorecording)

The untouchables, Paramount Pictures presents an Art Linson production, a Brian De Palma film ; produced by Art Linson ; written by David Mamet ; directed by Brian De Palma, (videorecording)

Label
The untouchables
Title
The untouchables
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents an Art Linson production, a Brian De Palma film ; produced by Art Linson ; written by David Mamet ; directed by Brian De Palma
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1988: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Sean Connery).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen H. Burum ; art director, William A. Elliott ; editors, Jerry Greenberg and Bill Pankow ; music, Ennio Morricone ; costume designer, Marilyn Vance-Straker ; wardrobe, Giorgio Armani
Date time place
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R ; special features not rated
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.G3
LC item number
U57 1987
PerformerNote
Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De Palma, Brian
  • Costner, Kevin
  • Smith, Charles Martin
  • Garcia, Andy
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Connery, Sean
  • Burum, Stephen H.
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Ness, Eliot
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ness, Eliot
  • Capone, Al
  • Gangsters
  • Prohibition
  • Criminal investigation
  • Ness, Eliot
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The untouchables, Paramount Pictures presents an Art Linson production, a Brian De Palma film ; produced by Art Linson ; written by David Mamet ; directed by Brian De Palma, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Eliot Ness
  • Special features: The script, the cast; Production stories; Reinventing the genre; The classic; Original featurette: "The men"; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm55859331
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Special collector's edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780792199090
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.4372 UNTOUCHABLES ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; YVN0906MW277 (KA).
Other control number
097360504248
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05042
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 55859331
  • (Sirsi) 55859331
  • (OCoLC)55859331
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The untouchables, Paramount Pictures presents an Art Linson production, a Brian De Palma film ; produced by Art Linson ; written by David Mamet ; directed by Brian De Palma, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Eliot Ness
  • Special features: The script, the cast; Production stories; Reinventing the genre; The classic; Original featurette: "The men"; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm55859331
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Special collector's edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780792199090
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.4372 UNTOUCHABLES ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; YVN0906MW277 (KA).
Other control number
097360504248
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05042
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 55859331
  • (Sirsi) 55859331
  • (OCoLC)55859331
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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