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The Resource Shaft, produced by Joel Freeman ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman, John D. F. Black ; directed by Gordon Parks, (videorecording)

Shaft, produced by Joel Freeman ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman, John D. F. Black ; directed by Gordon Parks, (videorecording)

Label
Shaft
Title
Shaft
Statement of responsibility
produced by Joel Freeman ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman, John D. F. Black ; directed by Gordon Parks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
Cataloging source
CLE
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Shaft (Motion picture : 1971)
Credits note
Music by Isaac Hayes; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents; Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
English, French, or Spanish audio ; subtitles in French and Spansih ; English subtitles for deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S43 2012
PerformerNote
Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Gwenn Mitchell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-1979
  • 1942-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Freeman, Joel
  • Parks, Gordon
  • Roundtree, Richard
  • Gunn, Moses
  • Mitchell, Gwenn
  • Tidyman, Ernest
  • Black, John D. F
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Tidyman, Ernest
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shaft, John (Fictitious character)
  • African American private investigators
  • Kidnapping
Technique
live action
Label
Shaft, produced by Joel Freeman ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman, John D. F. Black ; directed by Gordon Parks, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Ernest Tidyman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Bonus features: Soul in cinema, filming Shaft on location ; Shaft, the killing (1973 TV episode) ; trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn810135734
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780694996
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929241828
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2000071297
  • 1000283714
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)810135734
System details
Blu-ray disc ; 1080p high-definition ; widescreen (16x9, 1.85:1) presentation ; DTS-HD master audio; Dolby digital 1.0
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Shaft, produced by Joel Freeman ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman, John D. F. Black ; directed by Gordon Parks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Ernest Tidyman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Bonus features: Soul in cinema, filming Shaft on location ; Shaft, the killing (1973 TV episode) ; trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn810135734
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780694996
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929241828
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2000071297
  • 1000283714
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)810135734
System details
Blu-ray disc ; 1080p high-definition ; widescreen (16x9, 1.85:1) presentation ; DTS-HD master audio; Dolby digital 1.0
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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