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Uniform Title Casino (Motion picture)
Title Casino [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Syalis D.A. & Legende Entreprises present ; a De Fina/Cappa production ; screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese ; produced by Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese.
Published Universal City, CA : MCA Universal Home Video, [1998]
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .C35262 1998    IN LIBRARY
Edition [Widescreen].
Description 1 videodisc (179 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker.
Note Based on the book: Casino / by Nicholas Pileggi.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
System Reqs DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer.
Cast Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, L.Q. Jones, Dick Smothers, Frank Vincent, John Bloom.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary The story of the rise and fall of three friends in 1970s-era Las Vegas: Mafia-connected casino operator Sam "Ace" Rothstein, Mafia enforcer Nicky Santoro, and hustler Ginger McKenna.
As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people.
Language In English or dubbed French; with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed captioned.
Subject Casinos -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama.
Mafia -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama.
Criminals -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama.
Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Drama.
Genre Gangster films.
Crime films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Pileggi, Nicholas. Screenwriter.
Scorsese, Martin. Screenwriter. Director.
De Fina, Barbara. Producer.
De Niro, Robert. Actor.
Stone, Sharon, 1958- Actor.
Pesci, Joe. Actor.
Woods, James, 1947- Actor.
Rickles, Don. Actor.
King, Alan, 1927-2004. Actor.
Pollak, Kevin, 1958- Actor.
Jones, L. Q., 1927- Actor.
Smothers, Dick. Actor.
Vincent, Frank. Actor.
Bloom, John, 1953- Actor.
Richardson, Robert, 1955- Cinematographer.
Schoonmaker, Thelma. Film editor.
Pileggi, Nicholas. Casino.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Syalis D.A. (Firm)
L├ęgende Entreprises.
Cappa Productions.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0783225792
Standard # 025192015922
Publisher # 20159 Universal Home Video
OCLC number 40493950