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The Resource Midnight express., Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production ; an Alan Parker film ; directed by Alan Parker ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttman ; screenplay by Oliver Stone

Midnight express., Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production ; an Alan Parker film ; directed by Alan Parker ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttman ; screenplay by Oliver Stone

Label
Midnight express.
Title
Midnight express.
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production ; an Alan Parker film ; directed by Alan Parker ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttman ; screenplay by Oliver Stone
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has no choice but to try to escape
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 1979: Best music, original score; Best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium
  • Golden Globe, 1979: Best motion picture, drama; Best motion picture acting debut, female (Miracle); Best motion picture acting debut, male (Davis); Best motion picture actor in a supporting role (Hurt); Best original score; Best screenplay.
Cataloging source
ZNM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Midnight express (Motion picture : 1978)
Credits note
Cinematographer, Michael Seresin ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; executive producer, Peter Guber ; music created by Giorgio Moroder
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English and French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M53 1998
PerformerNote
Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Irene Miracle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-2020
  • 1938-
  • 1941-
  • 1949-1991.
  • 1940-2017
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parker, Alan
  • Marshall, Alan
  • Puttnam, David
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Moroder, Giorgio.
  • Davis, Brad
  • Hurt, John
  • Quaid, Randy
  • Miracle, Irene.
  • Hayes, Billy
  • Hoffer, William
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Casablanca Filmworks
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hayes, Billy
  • Hoffer, William
  • Hayes, Billy
  • Prisons
  • Smuggling
  • Hashish
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Midnight express., Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production ; an Alan Parker film ; directed by Alan Parker ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttman ; screenplay by Oliver Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Based on the nonfiction book Midnight express by William Hayes with William Hoffer
  • Special features include: documentary featurette entitled I'm healthy, I'm alive and I'm free ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
side A. Widescreen version -- side B. Full screen version
Control code
1519123
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
20th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780767817486
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
00549
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1519123
  • (OCoLC)41044031
System details
DVD, Widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1) on side A and Full screen presentation on side B
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Midnight express., Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production ; an Alan Parker film ; directed by Alan Parker ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttman ; screenplay by Oliver Stone
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Based on the nonfiction book Midnight express by William Hayes with William Hoffer
  • Special features include: documentary featurette entitled I'm healthy, I'm alive and I'm free ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
side A. Widescreen version -- side B. Full screen version
Control code
1519123
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
20th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780767817486
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
00549
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1519123
  • (OCoLC)41044031
System details
DVD, Widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1) on side A and Full screen presentation on side B
Video recording format
DVD

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