The long goodbye
DVD
2014
2 available of 4 items

For The Long Goodbye, Robert Altman successfully transports Philip Marlowe, incarnated by Elliott Gould, to the over-privileged, full-color 70s. Marlowe is lonely and shabby, yet does not seem an anachronism in the contemporary world. Unlike Bogart's Marlowe, this is a not especially tough Marlowe. He's a bright, conscientiously solemn nut, a guy who hopes for the best but expects the worst. This particular Philip Marlowe, despite evidence to the contrary, persists in believing that not all relationships need be opportunistic or squalid.

Item Details
Series:
KL studio classics
KL studio classics [DVD].
Subjects:
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Long Goodbye -- Film adaptations.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Genre:
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006, film director.
Arkin, David, 1941-1991, actor.
Berlinger, Warren, 1937- actor.
Bick, Jerry, film producer.
Bouton, Jim, actor.
Brackett, Leigh, screenwriter.
Brody, Jo Ann, actor.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Long good-bye.
Gibson, Henry, actor.
Gould, Elliott, actor.
Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986, actor.
Kastner, Elliott, film producer.
Kino Lorber, Inc., film distributor.
Lombardo, Lou, 1932-2002, editor of moving image work.
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976, composer (expression)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Pallandt, Nina van, 1932- actor.
Rydell, Mark, 1934- actor.
United Artists Corporation, production company.
Williams, John, 1932- composer (expression)
Zsigmond, Vilmos, director of photography.
Description:
1 videodisc (112 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
polychrome
digital
optical
surround
Dolby Digital
wide screen
NTSC
video file
DVD video
region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
MPAA rating: Rated R.
Notes:
Title from container.
From the Raymond Chandler novel "The Long Goodbye" [1954].
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Photographed by Vilmos Zsigmond ; edited by Lou Lombardo ; music by John Williams ; song "The Long Goodbye" by John Williams and Johnny Mercer.
Elliott Gould (Philip Marlowe), Nina Van Pallandt (Eileen Wade), Sterling Hayden (Roger Wade), Mark Rydell (Marty Augustine), Henry Gibson (Dr. Verringer), David Arkin (Harry), Warren Berlinger (Morgan), Jo Ann Brody (Jo Ann Eggenweiler), Jim Bouton (Terry Lennox).
DVD, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital.
For private home use only.
English soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
K1487
11183270
Link to PAC
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