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The Resource The Thomas Crown affair, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; the Mirisch Corporation presents ; a Norman Jewison production ; a Mirisch-Simkoe-Solar production ; written by Alan R. Trustman ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)

The Thomas Crown affair, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; the Mirisch Corporation presents ; a Norman Jewison production ; a Mirisch-Simkoe-Solar production ; written by Alan R. Trustman ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)

Label
The Thomas Crown affair
Title
The Thomas Crown affair
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; the Mirisch Corporation presents ; a Norman Jewison production ; a Mirisch-Simkoe-Solar production ; written by Alan R. Trustman ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Thomas Crown is a rich, well-educated Boston businessman. He's very good at what he does, but business is apparently no longer enough of a challenge for him--he's bored to within an inch of his life. So Crown has adopted an interesting hobby--he robs banks. He robs banks with such intricate, elaborate, Rube Goldberg-esque plans that it is impossible to trace anything back to him. His sole pleasure in life is getting away with it all. Needless to say, neither the banks nor the Boston police appreciate Crown's hobby. Nor do the banks' insurers, who have to pay for it all. After the latest such, the insurance company brings in their big gun: investigator Vickie Anderson. She quickly homes in on Crown as the only person capable being the ringleader. She knows he did it. He knows he did it. We know he did it. But will she be able to prove he did it before he flees the country--and before she falls in love with him?
Member of
Awards note
Winner, 1969 Golden Globe for Best Original Song--Michel Legrand (music), Alan Bergman (lyrics), Marilyn Bergman (lyrics); 1969 Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song--Michel Legrand (music), Alan Bergman (lyrics), Marilyn Bergman (lyrics).
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; music composed and conducted by Michel Legrand ; song "The Windmills of Your Mind" sung by Noel Harrison, lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman, music by Michel Legrand ; art director, Robert Boyle ; technical advisor, Alfred Sheinwald, Gary Wooten ; Miss Dunaway's wardrobe designed by Thea Van Runkle ; editors, Hal Ashby, Ralph E. Winters, Byron Brandt ; multiple screens by Pablo Ferro Films
Date time place
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1968
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R; Canadian Home Video rating: Rated PG
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen (Thomas Crown), Faye Dunaway (Vicki Anderson), Paul Burke (Eddy Malone), Jack Weston (Erwin), Addison Powell (Abe), Gordon Pinsent (Jamie), Yaphet Kotto (Carl), Sidney Armus (Arnie), Richard Bull (Booth guard), Peg Shirley (Honey), Tom Rosqui (Private detective), Michael Shillo (Swiss banker), Biff McGuire (Sandy), Astrid Heeren (Gwen)
Runtime
102
Series statement
MGM DVD
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Thomas Crown affair, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; the Mirisch Corporation presents ; a Norman Jewison production ; a Mirisch-Simkoe-Solar production ; written by Alan R. Trustman ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Double-sided disc includes standard widescreen format on side A, (side one) and full screen format on side B (side two)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Norman Jewison; Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Logo/Title/Interview -- The wheeler dealer -- Puzzling out a plot -- Elevated bank heist -- The getaway -- Drop off/Pick up -- A toast to a genius -- Investigating beauty -- Pressing police -- Nothing to declare -- Swiss deposit -- Insurance pays -- Meeting Miss Vicki -- Betting on the green -- Earning her keep -- "The Windmills of Your Mind" -- Smoking out answers -- "What's his name?" -- Polo play -- Artful headhunting -- Finking on your man -- Hot-wired kidnapping -- Goodwill bribe -- Icy round three -- Castle/Chess/Mating -- Dune buggy romance -- Fighting back -- Turning up the heat -- "I can do it again!" -- "The last supper" -- Cemetery surprise -- End credits
Control code
64282548
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (double-sided) (102 min.)
Isbn
9780792867067
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616927828
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1008790
  • 4008230
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)64282548
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x0 television; full screen format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Thomas Crown affair, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; the Mirisch Corporation presents ; a Norman Jewison production ; a Mirisch-Simkoe-Solar production ; written by Alan R. Trustman ; produced and directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Double-sided disc includes standard widescreen format on side A, (side one) and full screen format on side B (side two)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Norman Jewison; Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Logo/Title/Interview -- The wheeler dealer -- Puzzling out a plot -- Elevated bank heist -- The getaway -- Drop off/Pick up -- A toast to a genius -- Investigating beauty -- Pressing police -- Nothing to declare -- Swiss deposit -- Insurance pays -- Meeting Miss Vicki -- Betting on the green -- Earning her keep -- "The Windmills of Your Mind" -- Smoking out answers -- "What's his name?" -- Polo play -- Artful headhunting -- Finking on your man -- Hot-wired kidnapping -- Goodwill bribe -- Icy round three -- Castle/Chess/Mating -- Dune buggy romance -- Fighting back -- Turning up the heat -- "I can do it again!" -- "The last supper" -- Cemetery surprise -- End credits
Control code
64282548
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (double-sided) (102 min.)
Isbn
9780792867067
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616927828
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1008790
  • 4008230
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)64282548
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x0 television; full screen format
Video recording format
DVD

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