The hustler [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Sidney Carroll and Robert Rossen ; produced and directed by Robert Rossen
- New York : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright Date:
- Special ed.
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Rossen, Robert, 1908-1966
Newman, Paul, 1925-2008
Laurie, Piper, 1932-
Scott, George C., 1927-1999
Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987
Tevis, Walter S.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
- Language Note:
- English and French sountracks with optional English or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned.
- Itinerant pool shark challenges the top man for the championship, sacrificing everything until he realizes the stakes are too high.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA Rating: Not rated.
- CinemaScope (letterbox format).
"Based on the novel by Walter S. Tevis."
Bonus features include: commentary by Paul Newman ; original documentary "The Hustler: the Inside story" and picture-in-picture commentary on how to make the trick shots.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Eugene Shuftan ; film editor, Dede Allen ; music by Kenyon Hopkins.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Paul Newman, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott, Jackie Gleason, Murray Hamilton, Myron McCormick, Michael Constantine, Carl York, Jake LaMotta.
- Data/Place of Event:
- Videodisc release of the 1961 motion picture.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, NTSC, Dolby Digital stereo, widescreen presentation.
- No public performance rights. Classroom instruction and home use permitted.
- Academy Awards, 1961: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Black-and-White ; Best Cinematography, Black-and-White.
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