The Resource The formula, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a John G. Avildsen film ; produced and written by Steve Shagan ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)

The formula, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a John G. Avildsen film ; produced and written by Steve Shagan ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)

Label
The formula
Title
The formula
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a John G. Avildsen film ; produced and written by Steve Shagan ; directed by John G. Avildsen
Contributor
Actor
Director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
35 years after the disappearance of a formula developed by Germany during World War II to derive cheap, pollution-free gasoline from coal, a Los Angeles detective is on the brink of unearthing the secret which could change the couse of world history
Cataloging source
OJ4
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, John G. Avildsen ; producer, Steve Shagan ; director of photography, James Crabe; music, Bill Conti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F676853 2006
PerformerNote
Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, Marthe Keller, John Gielgud, G.D. Spradlin, Beatrice Straight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-1999
  • 1904-2000
  • 1935-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Scott, George C.
  • Keller, Marthe
  • Gielgud, John
  • Spradlin, G. D.
  • Straight, Beatrice
  • Shagan, Steve
  • Avildsen, John G.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Petroleum industry and trade
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The formula, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a John G. Avildsen film ; produced and written by Steve Shagan ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Based on the novel by Steve Shagan
  • Special features: Commentary by director John G. Avildsen and Screenwriter Steve Shagan; Marlon Brando movie trailer gallery
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569793774
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79377
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76943688
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The formula, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a John G. Avildsen film ; produced and written by Steve Shagan ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Based on the novel by Steve Shagan
  • Special features: Commentary by director John G. Avildsen and Screenwriter Steve Shagan; Marlon Brando movie trailer gallery
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569793774
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79377
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76943688
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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