Criterion Collection: Killing Of A Chinese Bookie

Criterion Collection: Killing Of A Chinese Bookie

Director: John Cassavetes Cast: Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Azizi Johari

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/14/2008
UPC: 0037429199121
Original Release: 1976
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 4:03:00
Sales rank: 5,297

Special Features

Disc 1: ; Restored high-definition digital transfer of John Cassavetes' original 135-minute edit of the film; ; Disc 2: ; Restored high-definition digital transfer of Cassavetes' 108-minute edit for the 1978 theatrical re-release; Video interviews with star Ben Gazzara and producer Al Ruban; Audio interview with Cassavetes by film historians Michel Ciment and Michael Wilson, conducted after the films release; Stills gallery featuring rare behind-the-scenes production photos; Plus: A booklet featuring as essay by Phillip Lopate

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ben Gazzara Cosmo Vitelli
Timothy Carey Flo
Azizi Johari Rachel
Meade Roberts Mr. Sophistication
Seymour Cassel Mort Weil
Alice Friedland Sherry
Donna Gordon Margo
Robert Phillips Phil
Morgan Woodward John the Boss
Virginia Carrington Betty the Mother
John Kullers Eddie "Red" (Gangster)
Al Ruban Marty Reitz
Soto Joe Hugh Chinese Bookie
Jean-Pierre Cassel Actor
Elizabeth Deering Lavinia
John Finnegan Cabbie
Haji Haji
Jason Kincaid Parking Lot Attendant
Benny Marino Sonny Venice
Frank Thomas Actor
Kathalina Veniero Annie
Gene Darcy Commodore
Jack Ackerman Musical director
Val Avery Blair Benoit
David Rowlands Lamarr
Hugo Soto The Chinese Bookie
Vincent Barbi Vince

Technical Credits
John Cassavetes Director,Screenwriter
Tom Cornwell Editor
Frederick Elmes Cinematographer
Mike Ferris Cinematographer
Anthony Harris Score Composer
Bo Harwood Score Composer,Sound/Sound Designer
Mary Hurne Costumes/Costume Designer
Phedon Papamichael Art Director
Al Ruban Cinematographer,Producer
Bryan Ryman Production Designer
Sam Shaw Production Designer
Michael Stringer Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Killing of a Chinese Bookie - The 1976 Cut
1. Paid in Full [:17]
2. Scotch and Water [4:29]
3. Crazy Horse West [4:20]
4. "It'll Pick Up" [4:30]
5. Picking up the Girls [7:44]
6. Casino [4:54]
7. Audition [11:01]
8. Gay Paris [9:07]
9. Debt Reduction [8:51]
10. Further Instruction [5:02]
11. En Route [7:15]
12. Killing [1:19]
13. Damage Control [6:26]
14. "Imagination" [9:02]
15. Shootout [7:43]
16. A Rose for Betty [4:52]
17. Backstage [13:14]
18. A Whole New Trip [7:24]
Disc #2 -- The Killing of a Chinese Bookie - The 1978 Cut
1. "It'll Pick Up"/Paid in Full [:17]
2. Scotch and Water [3:25]
3. Picking up the Girls [4:22]
4. Casino [4:11]
5. Audition [10:28]
6. Gay Paris [7:45]
7. Debt Reduction [6:01]
8. Further Instruction [8:55]
9. En Route [5:49]
10. Killing [6:18]
11. Damage Control [2:20]
12. "Imagination" [:55]
13. Shootout [4:07]
14. A Rose for Betty [6:49]
15. Backstage [4:47]
16. A Whole New Trip [10:04]
1. Color Bars

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