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The Resource Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)

Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)

Label
Dog day afternoon
Title
Dog day afternoon
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day. The lead robber wishes to obtain funding for a sex-change operation for his gay lover
Related
Member of
Awards note
1975 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay; Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Pacino), Best Supporting Actor (Sarandon), Best Director, and Best Film Editing.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Victor J. Kemper ; editor, Dede Allen
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; bonus material not rated
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Al Pacino, John Cazale, James Broderick, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1926-
  • 1940-
  • 1936-1978
  • 1923-2012
  • 1927-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Bregman, Martin
  • Elfand, Martin
  • Pierson, Frank R
  • Pacino, Al
  • Cazale, John
  • Broderick, James
  • Durning, Charles
  • Sarandon, Chris
  • Kemper, Victor J.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Artists Entertainment Complex (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Controversial classics
Series volume
v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bank robberies
  • Hostage negotiations
  • Hostages
  • Mass media and crime
  • Gay couples
  • Sex change
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • "Widescreen version presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • "Dual-layer format"--Container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Series from box
  • Based upon a magazine article by P.F. Kluge and Thomas Moore
  • "What you are about to see is true-- It happened in Brooklyn, New York on August 22, 1972"--Screen
  • Special features: The making of Dog day afternoon, a 4-part 30th anniversary documentary (58 min.) ; commentary by director Sidney Lumet ; vintage featurette, Lumet: film maker (10 min.) ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Movie -- disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9780790793047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393372729
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33727
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)63930989
  • ocm63930989
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dog day afternoon, Warner Bros Pictures ; an Artists Entertainment Complex production ; screenplay by Frank Pierson ; produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • "Widescreen version presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • "Dual-layer format"--Container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Series from box
  • Based upon a magazine article by P.F. Kluge and Thomas Moore
  • "What you are about to see is true-- It happened in Brooklyn, New York on August 22, 1972"--Screen
  • Special features: The making of Dog day afternoon, a 4-part 30th anniversary documentary (58 min.) ; commentary by director Sidney Lumet ; vintage featurette, Lumet: film maker (10 min.) ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Movie -- disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9780790793047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393372729
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33727
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)63930989
  • ocm63930989
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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