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The Killing of A Chinese Bookie

(DVD - 2004)
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The Killing of A Chinese Bookie
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A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life.
Title: The killing of a Chinese bookie
[videorecording]
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chicago, IL : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, [2004], c1976.
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (243 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Widescreen.
Title from credits.
Videodisc release of the 1976 and 1978 motion pictures.
Running time does not include special features.
1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Special features: Disc 1. The 1976 cut: John Cassavetes' original 135 minute edit of the film, with the restored image and sound, and enhanced for widescreen televisions. Disc 2. The 1978 cut: Cassavetes' 108 minute edit from the 1978 theatrical re-release, with restored image and sound, and enhanced for widescreen televisions; new video interviews with star Ben Gazzara and producer Al Ruban; audio interview with Cassavetes.
Contents: Original release version (1976, 135 min.)
Director's cut (1978, 108 min.).
Summary: A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life.
Audience: Rated R.
Local Note: 109 118 133 148 242
ISBN: 0780029232
0780029224
Statement of Responsibility: Faces Distribution Corporation presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; associate producer, Phil Burton
Credits: In charge of lighting [i.e. cinematographer], Mitchell Breit ; music, Bo Harwood ; supervising editor, Tom Cornwell.
Performers: Ben Gazzara, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Red Kullers, Al Ruban, Alice Fredlund, Donna Marie Gordon, Azizi Johari, Meade Roberts.
System Details: DVD; Dolby digital.
Other Language: Closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Gamblers Drama. Gangsters Drama.
Genre/Form: Feature films-2004.
DVD-video discs-2004.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired-2004.
Topical Term: Gamblers
Gangsters
Publisher No: KIL050
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