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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of the glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of mob warlord Al Capone who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer, who vowed to bring him down. A classic confrontation between good and evil, and how with the help of a cop named Malone, Ness learns 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 ; editor, Jerry Greenberg ; music, Ennio Morricone ; costume designer, Marilyn Vance-Straker
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue; closed-captioned ; English & Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery
Runtime
119
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
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55859331
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed. ; widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.)
Isbn
9780792199090
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360504248
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05042
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
55859331
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX
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
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55859331
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed. ; widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.)
Isbn
9780792199090
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360504248
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05042
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
55859331
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX
Video recording format
DVD

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