The Resource The grifters, screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A Harris and Jim Painter ; directed by Stephen Frears

The grifters, screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A Harris and Jim Painter ; directed by Stephen Frears

Label
The grifters
Title
The grifters
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A Harris and Jim Painter ; directed by Stephen Frears
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lily works for a bookie, placing bets to change the odds at the track. When her son Roy is hospitalized after an unsuccessful con job that leads to a beating, she finds that even an absentee parent has feelings for her child. Lilly doesn't warm to Roy's girlfriend Myra Langtry, and soon the two women compete for Roy in a battle that quickly turns dangerous
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; editor, Michael Audsley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English dialogue
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.G75 2015
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Westlake, Donald E.
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Harris, Robert A.
  • Painter, Jim
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Cusack, John
  • Huston, Anjelica
  • Bening, Annette
  • Miramax (Firm)
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Mothers and sons
  • Mothers and sons
  • Swindlers and swindling
Technique
live action
Label
The grifters, screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A Harris and Jim Painter ; directed by Stephen Frears
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398215172
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The grifters, screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A Harris and Jim Painter ; directed by Stephen Frears
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398215172
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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