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Title Escape from New York [(DVD) videorecording] / Avco Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International present ; a Debra Hill production ; written by John Carpenter and Nick Castle ; produced by Larry Franco ; produced by Debra Hill ; directed by John Carpenter.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2000]
©1981
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F ESCAPE F    RECENTLY RETURNED
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F ESC    DUE 12-01-20
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Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Language In English with French and Spanish subtitles.
Cast Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau.
Credits Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editing, Todd Ramsay ; music by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth.
Note Widescreen format on side A, full screen format on side B.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
Summary In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Prisons -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Carpenter, John, 1948- director, screenwriter.
Russell, Kurt, actor.
Van Cleef, Lee, 1925-1989, actor.
Borgnine, Ernest, 1917-2012, actor.
Pleasence, Donald, actor.
Barbeau, Adrienne, 1945- actor.
Hayes, Isaac, actor.
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926- actor.
Avco Embassy Pictures.
International Film Investors (Firm)
Goldcrest Films International.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Added Title John Carpenter's Escape from New York
Escape from New York (Motion picture)
ISBN 0792847660
Standard No. 027616854773
Music No. 1001186 MGM Home Entertainment
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