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The Resource The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; an Avco Embassy Pictures release ; [a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release], (DVD videorecording)

The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; an Avco Embassy Pictures release ; [a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release], (DVD videorecording)

Label
The onion field
Title
The onion field
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; an Avco Embassy Pictures release ; [a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A true story about a case that changed LAPD policies forever. Two plainclothes LAPD officers were abducted and one was brutally executed, the other escaped. The criminals managed to drag the justice process on for years
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Charles Rosher ; music, Emuir Deodato
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; special features contain unrated material
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ronny Cox, Ted Danson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1947-
  • 1952-1990
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Savage, John
  • Coblenz, Walter
  • Becker, Harold
  • Woods, James
  • Seales, Franklyn
  • Cox, Ronny
  • Danson, Ted
  • Deodato, Eumir
  • Black Marble Productions
  • Avco Embassy Pictures
  • Embassy Pictures Corp
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
126
Series statement
MGM DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Feature films
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Police films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; an Avco Embassy Pictures release ; [a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release], (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Adapted from the book by Joseph Wambaugh
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Harold Becker; "Ring of Truth" documentary (29 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.)
Isbn
9780792853367
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616879035
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1003778
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56043839
  • (OCoLC)56043839
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The onion field, screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh ; produced by Walter Coblenz ; directed by Harold Becker ; an Avco Embassy Pictures release ; [a Black Marble Production ; an Embassy Pictures release], (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Adapted from the book by Joseph Wambaugh
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Harold Becker; "Ring of Truth" documentary (29 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.)
Isbn
9780792853367
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616879035
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1003778
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56043839
  • (OCoLC)56043839
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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