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The Resource Casino, Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)

Casino, Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)

Label
Casino
Title
Casino
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The story of the rise and fall of three friends in 1970s-era Las Vegas: Mafia-connected casino operator Sam "Ace" Rothstein, Mafia enforcer Nicky Santoro, and hustler Ginger McKenna
  • As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
Cataloging source
MCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C35262 1998
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, L.Q. Jones, Dick Smothers, Frank Vincent, John Bloom
Runtime
179
Technique
live action
Label
Casino, Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Casino / by Nicholas Pileggi
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40493950
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (179 min.)
Isbn
9780783225791
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015922
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20159
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)40493950
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Casino, Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Casino / by Nicholas Pileggi
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40493950
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (179 min.)
Isbn
9780783225791
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015922
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20159
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)40493950
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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