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The Resource Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips

Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips

Label
Taxi driver
Title
Taxi driver
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents ; a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A mentally unstable Viet Nam war veteran who works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a 12-year old prostitute, embarking on a violent shooting rampage against a world of filth and corruption
Awards note
  • Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm; AFI: 100 best films.
  • Academy Awards, 1977: Best actor (DeNiro), best actress (Foster), best music, best picture.
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Taxi driver (Motion picture : 1976)
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf, Melvin Shapiro ; editing supervisor, Marcia Lucas ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
In English (closed-captioned) with subtitles in Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.V5
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • T39 1999
  • .T384 1999
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1943-
  • 1944-2002
  • 1935-
  • 1911-1975
  • 1947-
  • 1929-2011
  • 1935-2006
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schrader, Paul
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Chapman, Michael
  • Rolf, Tom
  • Shapiro, Melvin
  • Lucas, Marcia
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Brooks, Albert
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Harris, Leonard
  • Boyle, Peter
  • Shepherd, Cybill
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
135
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  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vigilantes
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Child prostitutes
  • Child prostitutes
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Veterans
  • Vigilantes
  • New York (State)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: scene selection; theatrical trailers for Taxi driver, The age of innocence, The fan, and Awakenings; making of documentary; photo montage/portrait gallery; storyboard sequence; original screenplay; advertising materials; filmographies
  • "This disc contains a special feature which allows the viewer to navigate from the movie to the corresponding chapter point in the screenplay back to the corresponding chapter point in the movie"--Opening screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: DVD: Making of documentary -- Portrait gallery -- Storyboard sequence -- Original screenplay -- Advertising materials -- Filmographics -- Liner notes -- Scene selections -- Languages: English (2 channel) -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean, Thai -- Theatrical trailers -- Anamorphic widescreen format -- Digitally remastered audio & video
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9780767830553
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396034815
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
03481
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41552283
  • (OCoLC)ocm41552283
System details
DVD, Dolby surround., dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: scene selection; theatrical trailers for Taxi driver, The age of innocence, The fan, and Awakenings; making of documentary; photo montage/portrait gallery; storyboard sequence; original screenplay; advertising materials; filmographies
  • "This disc contains a special feature which allows the viewer to navigate from the movie to the corresponding chapter point in the screenplay back to the corresponding chapter point in the movie"--Opening screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: DVD: Making of documentary -- Portrait gallery -- Storyboard sequence -- Original screenplay -- Advertising materials -- Filmographics -- Liner notes -- Scene selections -- Languages: English (2 channel) -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean, Thai -- Theatrical trailers -- Anamorphic widescreen format -- Digitally remastered audio & video
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9780767830553
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396034815
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
03481
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41552283
  • (OCoLC)ocm41552283
System details
DVD, Dolby surround., dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD

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