Chinatown.
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[San Francisco, California, USA] : Paramount Pictures, 1974., Kanopy Streaming, 2021.
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eVideo
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (0 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
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English

Notes

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Title from title frames.
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Film
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Participants/Performers
Darrell Zwerling, Denny Arnold, Diane Ladd, Faye Dunaway, Jack Nicholson, James Hong, John Hillerman, John Huston, Noble Willingham, Perry Lopez
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally produced by Paramount Pictures in 1974.
Description
A landmark movie in the film-noir tradition, CHINATOWN stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together. Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Award at the **Academy Awards.** Winner of the Best Director, Best Actor and Best Screenplay Awards at the **Golden Globes** and the **BAFTA Awards.** *"It's a 1940s private-eye movie that doesn't depend on nostalgia or camp for is effect, but works because of the enduring strength of the genre itself" - Roger Ebert, **RogerEbert.com***
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language
In English

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Polanski, R., Zwerling, D., Arnold, D., Ladd, D., Dunaway, F., Nicholson, J., Hong, J., Hillerman, J., Huston, J., Willingham, N., & Lopez, P. (1974). Chinatown . Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roman, Polanski et al.. 1974. Chinatown. Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roman, Polanski et al.. Chinatown Paramount Pictures, 1974.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Polanski, Roman,, et al. Chinatown Paramount Pictures, 1974.

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