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The Resource L.A. confidential., Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson

L.A. confidential., Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson

Label
L.A. confidential.
Title
L.A. confidential.
Statement of responsibility
Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Los Angeles, 1950. Three cops battle police corruption, a call girl, a mysterious millionaire, a tabloid journalist and the Chief of Detectives fuel a labyrinthine plot rife with mystery, ambition, romance and humor
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jeannine Oppewall ; editor, Peter Honess ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L3 2008
PerformerNote
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1967-
  • 1953-
  • 1909-1976
  • 1916-1987
  • 1917-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Milchan, Arnon
  • Wolper, David L
  • Hanson, Curtis
  • Nathanson, Michael
  • Helgeland, Brian
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Pearce, Guy
  • Cromwell, James
  • Strathairn, David
  • Basinger, Kim
  • DeVito, Danny
  • Mercer, Johnny
  • Baker, Chet
  • Hutton, Betty
  • Starr, Kay
  • Gleason, Jackie
  • Martin, Dean
  • Pied Pipers (Musical group)
  • Regency Enterprises
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Police corruption
  • Prostitutes
  • Criminal behavior
Technique
live action
Label
L.A. confidential., Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by James Ellroy
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Stathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti and Danny DeVito; music-only track showcasing Jerry Goldsmith's score; trailer gallery. Disc 2: All-new featurette gallery uncovering the case of a contemporary cinema classic; "Whatever you desire: making L.A. confidential; " "Sunlight and shadow: the visual style of L.A. confidential" featurette; "A true ensemble: the cast of L.A. confidential" featurette; "L.A. confidential: from book to screen" featurette; "Off the record:" vintage cast/creator interviews; L.A. confidential TV series pilot; director Curtis Hanson's "Photo pitch; " the L.A. confidential interactive map tour
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
Contents
Songs on CD sampler: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate, the positive / Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers -- Look for the silver lining / Chet Baker -- Hit the road to dreamland / Betty Hutton -- Wheel of fortune / Kay Starr -- But not for me / Jackie Gleason -- Powder your face with sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!) / Dean Martin
Control code
1148860
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (138 min.)
Isbn
9781419855443
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391165118
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000025482
  • 2000003348
  • 2000004825
  • 3000017737
  • 509992-36493-2-3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1148860
  • (OCoLC)247557811
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
L.A. confidential., Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by James Ellroy
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Stathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti and Danny DeVito; music-only track showcasing Jerry Goldsmith's score; trailer gallery. Disc 2: All-new featurette gallery uncovering the case of a contemporary cinema classic; "Whatever you desire: making L.A. confidential; " "Sunlight and shadow: the visual style of L.A. confidential" featurette; "A true ensemble: the cast of L.A. confidential" featurette; "L.A. confidential: from book to screen" featurette; "Off the record:" vintage cast/creator interviews; L.A. confidential TV series pilot; director Curtis Hanson's "Photo pitch; " the L.A. confidential interactive map tour
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
Contents
Songs on CD sampler: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate, the positive / Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers -- Look for the silver lining / Chet Baker -- Hit the road to dreamland / Betty Hutton -- Wheel of fortune / Kay Starr -- But not for me / Jackie Gleason -- Powder your face with sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!) / Dean Martin
Control code
1148860
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (138 min.)
Isbn
9781419855443
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391165118
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000025482
  • 2000003348
  • 2000004825
  • 3000017737
  • 509992-36493-2-3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1148860
  • (OCoLC)247557811
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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