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The connection

Title
The connection / directed by Shirley Clarke.
Publication
  • [Harrington Park, NJ] : Milestone Film & Video, [2015]
  • [New York, New York] : Exclusively distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2015]

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Description
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, black & white; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
  • Project Shirley ; volume 1
  • The Milestone cinematheque
Uniform Title
  • Connection (Motion picture)
  • Milestone cinematheque.
  • Project Shirley ; v. 1.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentary-style films.
  • Drama.
  • Experimental films.
  • Feature films – United States.
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • "The connection, a film by Shirley Clarke. Volume 2"--DVD menu.
  • Based on Jack Gelber's play, originally produced at The Living Theatre.
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1961.
  • Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive from the original 35mm picture and soundtrack and from a 35mm fine grain master positive in 2004.
  • Special features : The connection home movie (6 mins.) -- A conversation with Albert Brenner / by Ross Lipman (4 mins.) -- Connecting with Freddie Redd (27 min.) -- The connection : behind the scenes photo gallery -- Trailer -- Carl and Max at the Chelsea (4 mins.) -- Audio only: Who killed Cock Robin -- I'm in love.
Credits (note)
  • Screenwriter, Jack Gelber ; producers, Lewis Allen, Shirley Clarke ; cinematographer, Arthur J. Ornitz ; editor, Shirley Clarke ; composer, Freddie Redd ; production design, Richard Sylbert ; art director, Albert Brenner ; an Allen-Hodgdon production.
Performer (note)
  • Warren Finnerty, Jerome Raphel, Garry Goodrow, James Anderson, Carl Lee, Barbara Winchester, Henry Proach, Roscoe Browne, William Redfield ; musicians, Freddie Redd (piano), Jackie McLean (saxophone), Larry Ritchie (drums), Michael Mattos (bass).
System Details (note)
  • Blu-Ray ; requires Blu-Ray player.
Language (note)
  • In English, optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Call Number
Sc BLURAY-4
Title
The connection / directed by Shirley Clarke.
Publisher
[Harrington Park, NJ] : Milestone Film & Video, [2015]
Distributor
[New York, New York] : Exclusively distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2015]
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Series
The Milestone cinematheque
Project Shirley ; volume 1
Milestone cinematheque.
Project Shirley ; v. 1.
System Details
Blu-Ray ; requires Blu-Ray player.
Cast
Warren Finnerty, Jerome Raphel, Garry Goodrow, James Anderson, Carl Lee, Barbara Winchester, Henry Proach, Roscoe Browne, William Redfield ; musicians, Freddie Redd (piano), Jackie McLean (saxophone), Larry Ritchie (drums), Michael Mattos (bass).
Credits
Screenwriter, Jack Gelber ; producers, Lewis Allen, Shirley Clarke ; cinematographer, Arthur J. Ornitz ; editor, Shirley Clarke ; composer, Freddie Redd ; production design, Richard Sylbert ; art director, Albert Brenner ; an Allen-Hodgdon production.
Summary
A group of addicts in a dingy apartment await the arrival of their "connection," to bring them heroin, while a documentary film maker struggles to film them.
Language
In English, optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Chronological Term
1900 - 1999
Added Author
Clarke, Shirley, 1919-1997, film producer, film director, film editor.
Allen, Lewis M., 1922-2003, film producer.
Gelber, Jack, screenwriter.
Ornitz, Arthur J. (Arthur Jacob), 1916-1985, cinematographer.
Redd, Freddie, composer (expression), actor, instrumentalist.
Sylbert, Richard, production designer.
Brenner, Albert, 1926- art director.
Finnerty, Warren, 1925-1974, actor.
Raphael, Jerome, actor.
Goodrow, Garry, actor.
Anderson, James (Jim), actor.
Lee, Carl, 1926-1986, actor.
Winchester, Barbara, 1882-1968, actor.
Proach, Henry, 1920-1986, actor.
Browne, Roscoe Lee, actor.
Redfield, William, 1927-1976, actor.
McLean, Jackie, actor, instrumentalist.
Ritchie, Larry, actor, instrumentalist.
Mattos, Michael, actor, instrumentalist.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Gelber, Jack. Connection.
Allen-Hodgdon Productions, production company.
Milestone Film & Video, publisher.
Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm), film distributor.
Research Call Number
Sc BLURAY-4
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