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The Resource John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording DVD)

John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording DVD)

Label
John Cassavetes, Five films
Title
John Cassavetes
Title part
Five films
Statement of responsibility
Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes
Title variation
Five films
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Distributor
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Producer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Erich Kollmar [and others] ; art director, Phedon Papamichael ; editors, John Cassavetes [and others] ; music, Shifi Hadi, Jack Ackerman, Bo Harwood ; costume designer, Alexandra Corwin-Hankin ; production designers, Randy Liles [and others]
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.J613 2004
PerformerNote
Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Joan Blondell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-1989
  • 1925-1995
  • 1907-1984
  • 1938-
  • 1927-2011
  • 1930-2012
  • 1929-1994
  • 1925-
  • 1937-
  • 1929-
  • 1931-1991
  • 1912-1999
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cassavetes, John
  • Carruthers, Ben
  • Goldoni, Lelia
  • Hurd, Hugh
  • Ray, Anthony M.
  • Crosse, Rupert
  • Marley, John
  • Rowlands, Gena
  • Carlin, Lynn
  • Draper, Fred
  • Avery, Val
  • Falk, Peter
  • Gazzara, Ben
  • Carey, Timothy Agoglia
  • Woodward, Morgan
  • Blondell, Joan
  • Lampert, Zohra
  • Kollmar, Erich
  • Hadi, Shafi
  • Ackerman, Jack
  • Harwood, Bo
  • Kiselyak, Charles
  • McEndree, Maurice
  • Shaw, Sam
  • Cassel, Seymour
  • Castle Hill Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
837
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
250-256
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Insanity (Law)
  • Bookmakers (Gambling)
  • Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Bookmakers (Gambling)
  • Insanity (Law)
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording DVD)
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Shadows" originally released as a motion picture in 1959 (produced by Maurice McEndree ; associate producer, Seymour Cassel ; directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray, Rupert Crosse) ; "Faces" originally released as a motion picture in 1968 (produced by Maurice McEndree ; written and directed by John Cassavetes ; associate producer, Al Ruban ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin, Fred Draper, Seymour Cassel, Val Avery) ; "A woman under the influence" originally released as a motion picture in 1974 (produced by Sam Shaw ; written and directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands) ; "The killing of a Chinese bookie" originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978 (Faces Distribution Corp. presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; starring Ben Gazzara, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Red Kullers, Al Ruban) ; "Opening night" originally released as a motion picture in 1977 (producer, Al Ruban ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, John Cassavetes, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Zohra Lampert)
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfers; new video interviews with Cassavetes collaborators Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, Seymore Cassel, Lelia Goldini, Lynn Carlin and Al Ruban; two versions of "The killing of a Chinese bookie": Cassavete's original 135-min. cut as well as his subsequent 108-min. re-edit; "Faces" alternate opening; "Cin?astes de notre temps": an episode from the French television series; audio commentary on "A woman under the influence"; still galleries with hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, publicity shots and posters; documentary "A constant forge" by Charles Kiselyak
Accompanying material
1 guide (67 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 5 Opening night. Older people ; To be loved ; "All we can think about is dinner" ; A boring man ; Lost reality ; Changes ; The news ; A sense of humor ; "What you dream about" ; Only a play ; "How old are you?" ; What it's all about ; A smooth beginning ; Hu-mil-i-a-ting ; The problem ; The spiritualist ; Unnerving occurence ; The next morning ; "Get me someone else" ; "There you are" ; Old flame ; Waiting ; I'm late ; Scene one ; Stress backstage ; "I am not me" ; Celebration ; Color bars
  • (1977, 144 min., col., monaural, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: PG-13)
  • disc 6 A constant forge. When is it interesting? ; A brief history ; The films ; "All mere complexities" ; The men ; The women ; Films as dissections ; De-canning film ; A fearless director ; Waiting for the miracle ; Gena's Mabel ; "Right there with you" ; Make it ring true ; What he wanted ; A great football coach ; The things that made it work ; Family filmmaking ; The importance of the struggle ; In the theater ; The first independent ; Have a good time ; A wonderful madhouse ; He believed in miracles ; Offensive in the best sense ; Adult films ; The techniques to capture life ; Strip it all away ; No entertainment ; The music ; Laugh right up to the end ; "Cassavetes is a place" ; "Mechanical men" ; End credits ; Color bars
  • (2000, 200 min., col., monaural, 1.33:1 aspect ratio)
  • disc 1 Shadows. The pickup ; The rehearsal ; The act ; The sculpture garden ; Literary party ; The date ; The family ; A few cats come by ; Lucky day ; Slow dance ; The happiness boys ; Color bars
  • (1959, 81 min., b & w, monaural, 1.33:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: PG)
  • disc 2 Faces. Morning meeting ; Loser's club, Jeannie's house ; "Jeannie with the light brown hair" ; Home for dinner ; Not all that funny ; Unexpected request ; Love conquers man ; Kid with sneakers ; Dickie's return ; Chairman of the board ; "You get to me" ; At the Whisky ; Chet and the ladies ; "Fools of ourselves" ; Alone with Chet ; Lousy eggs ; Tears of happiness ; Ready ; Color bars
  • (1968, 130 min., b & w, monaural, 1.66:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: PG-13)
  • disc 3 A woman under the influence. An unbreakable date ; Garson Cross ; Morning ; Spaghetti breakfast ; Arias ; Anything ; The wake-up ; After school ; Mr. Jensen ; Waiting for Zepp ; House call ; Five points ; Accident ; Beach ; Sleep like rocks ; Six months later ; Mabel's return ; Make it like a house ; Good times from now on ; End of the jokes ; On the couch ; A tough night ; Color bars
  • (1974, 147 min., col., monaural, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: R)
  • disc 4 The killing of a Chinese bookie. Paid in full ; Scotch and water ; Crazy Horse West ; "It'll pick up" ; Picking up the girls ; Casino ; Audition ; Gay Paris ; Debt reduction ; Further instruction ; En route ; Killing ; Damage control ; "Imagination" ; Shootout ; A rose for Betty ; Backstage ; A whole new trip ; Color bars
  • (1976, 135 min., col., monaural, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: R)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
8 videodiscs (approximately 837 min.)
Isbn
9780780029200
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429199220
  • 037429187722
  • 037429198827
  • 037429198926
  • 037429199121
  • 037429199022
  • 037429199329
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CAS060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3491371
  • (OCoLC)55859321
  • (OCoLC)ocm55859321
  • 3423998
  • 3491371
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1), widescreen (1.66:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital, RSDL dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
John Cassavetes, Five films, Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Shadows" originally released as a motion picture in 1959 (produced by Maurice McEndree ; associate producer, Seymour Cassel ; directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray, Rupert Crosse) ; "Faces" originally released as a motion picture in 1968 (produced by Maurice McEndree ; written and directed by John Cassavetes ; associate producer, Al Ruban ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin, Fred Draper, Seymour Cassel, Val Avery) ; "A woman under the influence" originally released as a motion picture in 1974 (produced by Sam Shaw ; written and directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands) ; "The killing of a Chinese bookie" originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978 (Faces Distribution Corp. presents an Al Ruban production ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; producer, Al Ruban ; starring Ben Gazzara, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Red Kullers, Al Ruban) ; "Opening night" originally released as a motion picture in 1977 (producer, Al Ruban ; writer/director, John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corp. ; starring Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, John Cassavetes, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Zohra Lampert)
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfers; new video interviews with Cassavetes collaborators Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, Seymore Cassel, Lelia Goldini, Lynn Carlin and Al Ruban; two versions of "The killing of a Chinese bookie": Cassavete's original 135-min. cut as well as his subsequent 108-min. re-edit; "Faces" alternate opening; "Cin?astes de notre temps": an episode from the French television series; audio commentary on "A woman under the influence"; still galleries with hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, publicity shots and posters; documentary "A constant forge" by Charles Kiselyak
Accompanying material
1 guide (67 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 5 Opening night. Older people ; To be loved ; "All we can think about is dinner" ; A boring man ; Lost reality ; Changes ; The news ; A sense of humor ; "What you dream about" ; Only a play ; "How old are you?" ; What it's all about ; A smooth beginning ; Hu-mil-i-a-ting ; The problem ; The spiritualist ; Unnerving occurence ; The next morning ; "Get me someone else" ; "There you are" ; Old flame ; Waiting ; I'm late ; Scene one ; Stress backstage ; "I am not me" ; Celebration ; Color bars
  • (1977, 144 min., col., monaural, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: PG-13)
  • disc 6 A constant forge. When is it interesting? ; A brief history ; The films ; "All mere complexities" ; The men ; The women ; Films as dissections ; De-canning film ; A fearless director ; Waiting for the miracle ; Gena's Mabel ; "Right there with you" ; Make it ring true ; What he wanted ; A great football coach ; The things that made it work ; Family filmmaking ; The importance of the struggle ; In the theater ; The first independent ; Have a good time ; A wonderful madhouse ; He believed in miracles ; Offensive in the best sense ; Adult films ; The techniques to capture life ; Strip it all away ; No entertainment ; The music ; Laugh right up to the end ; "Cassavetes is a place" ; "Mechanical men" ; End credits ; Color bars
  • (2000, 200 min., col., monaural, 1.33:1 aspect ratio)
  • disc 1 Shadows. The pickup ; The rehearsal ; The act ; The sculpture garden ; Literary party ; The date ; The family ; A few cats come by ; Lucky day ; Slow dance ; The happiness boys ; Color bars
  • (1959, 81 min., b & w, monaural, 1.33:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: PG)
  • disc 2 Faces. Morning meeting ; Loser's club, Jeannie's house ; "Jeannie with the light brown hair" ; Home for dinner ; Not all that funny ; Unexpected request ; Love conquers man ; Kid with sneakers ; Dickie's return ; Chairman of the board ; "You get to me" ; At the Whisky ; Chet and the ladies ; "Fools of ourselves" ; Alone with Chet ; Lousy eggs ; Tears of happiness ; Ready ; Color bars
  • (1968, 130 min., b & w, monaural, 1.66:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: PG-13)
  • disc 3 A woman under the influence. An unbreakable date ; Garson Cross ; Morning ; Spaghetti breakfast ; Arias ; Anything ; The wake-up ; After school ; Mr. Jensen ; Waiting for Zepp ; House call ; Five points ; Accident ; Beach ; Sleep like rocks ; Six months later ; Mabel's return ; Make it like a house ; Good times from now on ; End of the jokes ; On the couch ; A tough night ; Color bars
  • (1974, 147 min., col., monaural, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: R)
  • disc 4 The killing of a Chinese bookie. Paid in full ; Scotch and water ; Crazy Horse West ; "It'll pick up" ; Picking up the girls ; Casino ; Audition ; Gay Paris ; Debt reduction ; Further instruction ; En route ; Killing ; Damage control ; "Imagination" ; Shootout ; A rose for Betty ; Backstage ; A whole new trip ; Color bars
  • (1976, 135 min., col., monaural, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, MPAA rating: R)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
8 videodiscs (approximately 837 min.)
Isbn
9780780029200
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429199220
  • 037429187722
  • 037429198827
  • 037429198926
  • 037429199121
  • 037429199022
  • 037429199329
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CAS060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3491371
  • (OCoLC)55859321
  • (OCoLC)ocm55859321
  • 3423998
  • 3491371
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1), widescreen (1.66:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital, RSDL dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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