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Uniform Title Jaws (Motion picture : 1975)
Title Jaws [videorecording] / Universal Pictures ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; screenplay by Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown ; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Published Universal City, CA : Universal, c2000.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .J39 2000    IN LIBRARY
Edition Anniversary collector's ed., anamorphic widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based upon the novel by Peter Benchley.
Credits Director of photography, Bill Butler ; film editor, Verna Fields ; music by John Williams ; production designer, Joseph Alves Jr. ; special effects, Robert A. Mattey ; underwater photography, Rexford Metz.
Note Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1975.
Contents Main titles -- Chrissie's last swim -- A feast for the crabs -- If you yell shark -- Blood on the beach -- The town meeting -- The shark & Sunday dinner -- The expert -- The wrong shark -- The dead of night -- July 4th -- Predator in the pond -- The shark hunters -- Face-to-face -- Scars -- The chase -- Hooper goes in -- Quint's last stand -- Brody & the beast -- End titles.
Note Special features: The making of Jaws [featurette] (60 min.); Deleted scenes (10 min.); Outtakes (2 min.); Get out of the water! trivia game [interactive feature]; Shark world [text feature]; Production photographs [slide show]; Storyboards [slide show]; Theatrical trailers (6 min.); Production notes [text feature]; Cast & filmmakers [text feature]; Recommendations [text feature]; Screen saver [DVD-ROM feature requires a DVD-ROM drive]; DVD newsletter [text feature].
Cast Robert Shaw (Quint), Roy Scheider (Brody), Richard Dreyfuss (Hooper), Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody), Murray Hamilton (Vaughn), Carl Gottlieb (Meadows), Jeffrey C. Kramer (Hendricks), Susan Backlinie (Chrissie).
System Reqs DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; dual layer.
Audience MPAA Rating: Rated PG.
Summary In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood.
Awards Winner, 1976 Golden Globe Award: Best Original Score, Motion Picture--John Williams; 1976 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing--Verna Fields; Best Music, Original Score--John Williams; Best Sound--Robert L. Hoyt, Roger Heman Jr., Earl Madery, and John R. Carter.
Language In English with optional subtitles in French; closed-captioned.
Subject Sharks -- Drama.
Islands -- Drama.
Summer resorts -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Drama.
New England -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Horror films.
Monster films.
Film adaptations.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Benchley, Peter. Screenwriter. Author.
Gottlieb, Carl. Actor. Screenwriter.
Zanuck, Richard D. Producer.
Brown, David, 1916-2010. Producer.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- Director.
Shaw, Robert, 1927-1978. Actor.
Scheider, Roy. Actor.
Dreyfuss, Richard. Actor.
Gary, Lorraine, 1937- Actor.
Hamilton, Murray. Actor.
Kramer, Jeffrey C., 1945- Actor.
Backlinie, Susan, 1946- Actor.
Butler, Bill, 1931- Cinematographer.
Fields, Verna. Film editor.
Williams, John, 1932- Composer.
Benchley, Peter. Jaws.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 0783244398
Standard # 025192091223
Publisher # 20912 Universal
OCLC number 44580439