The Resource The sting, Universal Picture ; a Bill/Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; [written] by David S. Ward ; a Zanuck/Brown presentation, (videorecording)

The sting, Universal Picture ; a Bill/Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; [written] by David S. Ward ; a Zanuck/Brown presentation, (videorecording)

Label
The sting
Title
The sting
Statement of responsibility
Universal Picture ; a Bill/Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; [written] by David S. Ward ; a Zanuck/Brown presentation
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1974: Best Director (George Roy Hill), Best Picture (Tony Bill, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips), Best Writing, Story and Screenplay (Davis S. Ward), Best Film Editing (William Reynolds), Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration. Directors Guild of America, 1974: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (George Roy Hill). National Board of Review, 1973: Best Film (Top ten films).
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; art direction, Henry Bumstead ; editor, William Reynolds ; music by, Scott Joplin ; music adapted by Marvin Hamlisch
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated: PG; bonus features not rated
Language note
English or French soundtracks; with optional subtitles in French or Spanish; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S7412 2012
PerformerNote
Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Robert Shaw
Runtime
130
Series statement
Universal 100th anniversary collector's series
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The sting, Universal Picture ; a Bill/Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; [written] by David S. Ward ; a Zanuck/Brown presentation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1973
  • Bonus features: documentary The art of The sting; 100 years of Universal: restoring theclassics; 100 years of Universal: the '70s; 100 years of Universal: the lot; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn807980279
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2018750
  • 480043
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)807980279
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen, aspect ratio: 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) or 2.0 (French) sound formats
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The sting, Universal Picture ; a Bill/Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; [written] by David S. Ward ; a Zanuck/Brown presentation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1973
  • Bonus features: documentary The art of The sting; 100 years of Universal: restoring theclassics; 100 years of Universal: the '70s; 100 years of Universal: the lot; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn807980279
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2018750
  • 480043
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)807980279
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen, aspect ratio: 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) or 2.0 (French) sound formats
Video recording format
DVD

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