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The Resource Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H & J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman and Haskell Wexler ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (Blu-ray)

Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H & J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman and Haskell Wexler ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (Blu-ray)

Label
Medium cool
Title
Medium cool
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation and H & J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman and Haskell Wexler ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of the working world and romantic life of a television cameraman is a visceral, lasting cinematic snapshot of the era, climaxing with an extended sequence shot right in the middle of the riots surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. An inventive commentary on the pleasures and dangers of wielding a camera, Medium Cool is as prescient a political film as Hollywood has ever produced
Related
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 2003. National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA, 1970: NSFC Award, 3rd place in Best Actress (Verna Bloom), Best Supporting Actress (Verna Bloom).
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Haskell Wexler; editor, Verna Fields ; music scored by Mike Bloomfield
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M43 2013
PerformerNote
Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill, Harold Blankenship
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1939-
  • 1941-
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  • Friedman, Tully
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • Forster, Robert
  • Bloom, Verna
  • Bonerz, Peter
  • Hill, Marianna
  • Blankenship, Harold
  • Bloomfield, Michael
  • Golding, Paul
  • Cronin, Paul
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • H & J Pictures, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
658
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  • Democratic National Convention
  • Riots
  • Television journalists
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Student protesters
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Fiction films
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H & J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman and Haskell Wexler ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Booklet (16 p. ; ill.) with an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard inserted in container
  • Special features: commentaries: Haskell Wexler, Paul Golding, and Marianna Hill; Paul Cronin; new interview with Haskell Wexler; extended excerpts from "Look out Haskell, it's real!" a documentary about the making of Medium cool; excerpts from Sooner or later, a documentary by Cronin about Harold Blankenship; Medium Cool revisited (new half-hour video by Wexler about the Occupy movement's protests against the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 17 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn846505038
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781604657289
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515106313
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2264BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)846505038
System details
Blu-ray disc; region A; widescreen, aspect ratio: 1.85:1; monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H & J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman and Haskell Wexler ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Booklet (16 p. ; ill.) with an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard inserted in container
  • Special features: commentaries: Haskell Wexler, Paul Golding, and Marianna Hill; Paul Cronin; new interview with Haskell Wexler; extended excerpts from "Look out Haskell, it's real!" a documentary about the making of Medium cool; excerpts from Sooner or later, a documentary by Cronin about Harold Blankenship; Medium Cool revisited (new half-hour video by Wexler about the Occupy movement's protests against the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 17 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn846505038
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781604657289
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515106313
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2264BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)846505038
System details
Blu-ray disc; region A; widescreen, aspect ratio: 1.85:1; monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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