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The Resource Rollerball, United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison, (DVD videorecording)

Rollerball, United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Rollerball
Title
Rollerball
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed
Member of
Cataloging source
KCK
Characteristic
videorecording
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Rollerball (1975)
Credits note
Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; film editor, Antony Gibbs ; music conducted by André Previn ; music played by The London Symphony Orchestra
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, Pamela Hensley, Barbara Trentham, Ralph Richardson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1933-
  • 1943-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1902-1983
  • 1933-
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  • Caan, James
  • Jewison, Norman
  • Harrison, William
  • Houseman, John
  • Adams, Maud
  • Beck, John
  • Gunn, Moses
  • Vincent, Pamela Hensley
  • Trentham, Barbara
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Harrison, William
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
125
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  • Dystopias
  • Oligarchy
  • Extreme sports
  • Professional athletes
  • Science fiction films
  • Sports films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Rollerball, United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story: Roller ball murder / by William Harrison
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Jewison; "From Rome to 'Rollerball' : the full circle" vintage featurette (c1975, 8 min.); interactive "Rollergame"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen & widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780792838302
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616701527
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
907015
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40695800
  • (OCoLC)40695800
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English or Dolby digital stereo. surround in French
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rollerball, United Artists ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison ; screenplay by William Harrison, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story: Roller ball murder / by William Harrison
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Jewison; "From Rome to 'Rollerball' : the full circle" vintage featurette (c1975, 8 min.); interactive "Rollergame"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen & widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780792838302
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616701527
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
907015
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40695800
  • (OCoLC)40695800
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English or Dolby digital stereo. surround in French
Video recording format
DVD

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