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The Resource The color of money, Touchstone Pictures presents, in association with Silver Screen Partners II ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; screenplay by Richard Price ; produced by Irving Axelrad and Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)

The color of money, Touchstone Pictures presents, in association with Silver Screen Partners II ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; screenplay by Richard Price ; produced by Irving Axelrad and Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)

Label
The color of money
Title
The color of money
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures presents, in association with Silver Screen Partners II ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; screenplay by Richard Price ; produced by Irving Axelrad and Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
Member of
Awards note
Winner, 1987 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role--Paul Newman.
Cataloging source
IAM
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Color of money (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker; score composed by, Robbie Robertson, orchestrations by Gil Evans ; production designer, Boris Leven ; costume designer, Richard Bruno
Date time place
Originally released as an American motion picture in 1986
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated R
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English for the hearing impaired; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C65 1999
PerformerNote
Paul Newman (Eddie), Tom Cruise (Vincent), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Carmen), Helen Shaver (Janelle), John Turturro (Julian), Bill Cobbs (Orvis), Iggy Pop, Forest Whitaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1925-2008
  • 1962-
  • 1957-
  • 1947-
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  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Axelrad, Irving
  • De Fina, Barbara
  • Price, Richard
  • Newman, Paul
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth
  • Shaver, Helen
  • Turturro, John
  • Cobbs, Bill
  • Pop, Iggy
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Tevis, Walter S
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Silver Screen Partners II
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
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  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Pool (Game)
  • Gambling
  • Gamblers
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Gamblers
  • Gambling
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Pool (Game)
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Atlantic City (N.J.)
  • New Jersey
Target audience
adult
Label
The color of money, Touchstone Pictures presents, in association with Silver Screen Partners II ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; screenplay by Richard Price ; produced by Irving Axelrad and Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Walter Tevis
  • Special features: Film recommendations [text feature]
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Opening credits -- Who's this guy? -- "Kid's gotta sledgehammer break" -- "You want to play him?" -- A fixed bet -- An excellent investment -- Taking the plunge -- The tournament -- Goin' on the road -- "I can't take this guy's money" -- "Eddie has the money" -- This game is for bangers -- Let's play -- "It's only acting" -- Vincent the Great -- A golden opportunity -- "Are you a hustler?" -- A beaten man -- Big players, big money -- Let's make a deal -- 9-Ball Classic -- "You used me!" -- Playing for the envelope -- End credits
Control code
ocm43739560
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 118 min.)
Isbn
9780788817830
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951004277
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital surround;
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color of money, Touchstone Pictures presents, in association with Silver Screen Partners II ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; screenplay by Richard Price ; produced by Irving Axelrad and Barbara De Fina ; directed by Martin Scorsese, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Walter Tevis
  • Special features: Film recommendations [text feature]
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Opening credits -- Who's this guy? -- "Kid's gotta sledgehammer break" -- "You want to play him?" -- A fixed bet -- An excellent investment -- Taking the plunge -- The tournament -- Goin' on the road -- "I can't take this guy's money" -- "Eddie has the money" -- This game is for bangers -- Let's play -- "It's only acting" -- Vincent the Great -- A golden opportunity -- "Are you a hustler?" -- A beaten man -- Big players, big money -- Let's make a deal -- 9-Ball Classic -- "You used me!" -- Playing for the envelope -- End credits
Control code
ocm43739560
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 118 min.)
Isbn
9780788817830
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951004277
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital surround;
Video recording format
DVD

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