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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, (DVD videorecording)

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, (DVD videorecording)

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
Title variation
  • Los Angeles confidential
  • LA confidential
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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Milchan, Arnon
  • Wolper, David L
  • Hanson, Curtis
  • Nathanson, Michael
  • Helgeland, Brian
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • 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
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
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, (DVD videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (138 min.)
Isbn
9781419855443
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391165118
Other physical details
sd., col.
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn247557811
  • (OCoLC)247557811
  • 768756
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, (DVD videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (138 min.)
Isbn
9781419855443
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391165118
Other physical details
sd., col.
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn247557811
  • (OCoLC)247557811
  • 768756
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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