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The Resource The king of Marvin Gardens, Columbia Pictures presents a BBS Production ; screenplay by Jacob Brackman ; story by Bob Rafelson and Jacob Brackman ; produced and directed by Bob Rafelson, (videorecording)

The king of Marvin Gardens, Columbia Pictures presents a BBS Production ; screenplay by Jacob Brackman ; story by Bob Rafelson and Jacob Brackman ; produced and directed by Bob Rafelson, (videorecording)

Label
The king of Marvin Gardens
Title
The king of Marvin Gardens
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a BBS Production ; screenplay by Jacob Brackman ; story by Bob Rafelson and Jacob Brackman ; produced and directed by Bob Rafelson
Title variation
  • America lost and found
  • America lost and found, the BBS story
Title variation remainder
the BBS story
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jack Nicholson and Bruce Dern play estranged siblings David and Jason, the former a depressive late-night-radio talk show host, the latter an extroverted con man; when Jason drags his younger brother to a dreary Atlantic City and into a real-estate scam, events spiral toward tragedy
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Laszlo Kovacs ; editor, John F. Link II
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Julia Anne Robinson, Benjamin "Scatman" Crothers
Runtime
104
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
550
Technique
live action
Label
The king of Marvin Gardens, Columbia Pictures presents a BBS Production ; screenplay by Jacob Brackman ; story by Bob Rafelson and Jacob Brackman ; produced and directed by Bob Rafelson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1972
  • Issued as part of a 9-DVD boxed set with: Head; Easy rider (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material); Five easy pieces; Drive, he said; A safe place; The last picture show (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material)
  • DVD special ed. features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography László Kovács; selected-scene commentary featuring director Bob Rafelson; "Reflections of a Philosopher King", a 2009 video piece with Rafelson and actress Ellen Burstyn; "Afterthoughts", a 2002 interview with Rafelson, about the film, produced by Rafelson, Kovács, and actor Bruce Dern
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
695073936
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special DVD ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9781604653687
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515065818
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CC1966D
  • CC1959D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen (16:9, 1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The king of Marvin Gardens, Columbia Pictures presents a BBS Production ; screenplay by Jacob Brackman ; story by Bob Rafelson and Jacob Brackman ; produced and directed by Bob Rafelson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1972
  • Issued as part of a 9-DVD boxed set with: Head; Easy rider (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material); Five easy pieces; Drive, he said; A safe place; The last picture show (2 discs: feature film and supplemental material)
  • DVD special ed. features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography László Kovács; selected-scene commentary featuring director Bob Rafelson; "Reflections of a Philosopher King", a 2009 video piece with Rafelson and actress Ellen Burstyn; "Afterthoughts", a 2002 interview with Rafelson, about the film, produced by Rafelson, Kovács, and actor Bruce Dern
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
695073936
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special DVD ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9781604653687
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515065818
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CC1966D
  • CC1959D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen (16:9, 1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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