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The Resource The sting, a Universal Picture ; a Bill / Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; by David S. Ward ; a Richard D. Zanuck / David Brown presentation ; a Zanuck/Brown Production ; directed by George Roy Hill ; produced by Tony Bill and Michael and Julia Phillips, (DVD)

The sting, a Universal Picture ; a Bill / Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; by David S. Ward ; a Richard D. Zanuck / David Brown presentation ; a Zanuck/Brown Production ; directed by George Roy Hill ; produced by Tony Bill and Michael and Julia Phillips, (DVD)

Label
The sting
Title
The sting
Statement of responsibility
a Universal Picture ; a Bill / Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; by David S. Ward ; a Richard D. Zanuck / David Brown presentation ; a Zanuck/Brown Production ; directed by George Roy Hill ; produced by Tony Bill and Michael and Julia Phillips
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend
Awards note
  • Winner, 1974 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Tony Bill, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips; Best Director: George Roy Hill; Best Film Editing: William Reynolds; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: Henry Bumstead, James Payne; Best Costume Design: Edith Head; Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation: Marvin Hamlisch; Best writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced: David S. Ward.
  • National Film Registry selection, 2005.
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; film editor, William Reynolds ; costumes by Edith Head ; music adapted by Marvin Hamlisch ; piano rags by Scott Joplin ; art director, Henry Bumstead ; title artwork, Jaroslav Gebr
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Dialogue in English, with optional Spanish and French soundtracks, and optional Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S75 1998
PerformerNote
Paul Newman (Henry Gondorff), Robert Redford (Johnny Hooker), Robert Shaw (Doyle Lonnegan), Charles Durning (Lt. Wm. Snyder), Ray Walston (J.J. Singleton), Eileen Brennan (Billie), Harold Gould (Kid Twist), John Heffernan (Eddie Niles), Dana Elcar (F.B.I. agent Polk), Jack Kehoe (Erie Kid), Dimitra Arliss (Loretta)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-2002
  • 1945-
  • 1916-2010
  • 1943-
  • 1944-2002
  • 1925-2008
  • 1927-1978
  • 1923-2012
  • 1917-2001
  • 1923-2010
  • 1934-
  • 1938-
  • 1932-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hill, George Roy
  • Ward, David S.
  • Zanuck, Richard D
  • Brown, David
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Newman, Paul
  • Redford, Robert
  • Shaw, Robert
  • Durning, Charles
  • Walston, Ray
  • Brennan, Eileen
  • Gould, Harold
  • Heffernan, John
  • Elcar, Dana
  • Kehoe, Jack
  • Arliss, Dimitra
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
129
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangsters
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Gangsters
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Illinois
Technique
live action
Label
The sting, a Universal Picture ; a Bill / Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; by David S. Ward ; a Richard D. Zanuck / David Brown presentation ; a Zanuck/Brown Production ; directed by George Roy Hill ; produced by Tony Bill and Michael and Julia Phillips, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Dolby digital sound; full frame, 1.33:1; single layer
Control code
ocm38912855
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (129 min.)
Isbn
9780783225876
Other physical details
sd., col.
System details
DVD
Label
The sting, a Universal Picture ; a Bill / Phillips production of a George Roy Hill film ; by David S. Ward ; a Richard D. Zanuck / David Brown presentation ; a Zanuck/Brown Production ; directed by George Roy Hill ; produced by Tony Bill and Michael and Julia Phillips, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Dolby digital sound; full frame, 1.33:1; single layer
Control code
ocm38912855
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (129 min.)
Isbn
9780783225876
Other physical details
sd., col.
System details
DVD

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