Jaws
(DVD)

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Published
Universal City, CA : Universal, ©2000.
Edition
Widescreen anniversary collector's ed.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 2hr., 5 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA Rating: Rated PG.
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J.H. Robbins Memorial Library - DVDJawsOn Shelf
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0783244398, 9780783244396
UPC
025192091223

Notes

General Note
Based upon the novel by Peter Benchley.
General Note
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1975.
General Note
Special features: The making of Jaws [featurette] (60 min.); Deleted scenes (10 min.); Outtakes (2 min.); Get out of the water! trivia game [interactive feature]; Shark world [text feature]; Production photographs [slide show]; Storyboards [slide show]; Theatrical trailers (6 min.); Production notes [text feature]; Cast & filmmakers [text feature]; Recommendations [text feature]; Screen saver [DVD-ROM feature requires a DVD-ROM drive]; DVD newsletter [text feature].
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Bill Butler ; film editor, Verna Fields ; music by John Williams ; production designer, Joseph Alves Jr. ; special effects, Robert A. Mattey ; underwater photography, Rexford Metz.
Participants/Performers
Robert Shaw (Quint), Roy Scheider (Brody), Richard Dreyfuss (Hooper), Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody), Murray Hamilton (Vaughn), Carl Gottlieb (Meadows), Jeffrey C. Kramer (Hendricks), Susan Backlinie (Chrissie).
Description
In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood.
Target Audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG.
System Details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; dual layer.
Language
In English with optional subtitles in French; closed-captioned.
Awards
Winner, 1976 Golden Globe Award: Best Original Score, Motion Picture--John Williams; 1976 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing--Verna Fields; Best Music, Original Score--John Williams; Best Sound--Robert L. Hoyt, Roger Heman Jr., Earl Madery, and John R. Carter.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Spielberg, S., Gottlieb, C., Shaw, R., Scheider, R., Dreyfuss, R., Gary, L., Hamilton, M., Kramer, J. C., Backlinie, S., & Benchley, P. (2000). Jaws (Widescreen anniversary collector's ed.). Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. 2000. Jaws. Universal City, CA: Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. Jaws Universal City, CA: Universal, 2000.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Spielberg, Steven, et al. Jaws Widescreen anniversary collector's ed., Universal, 2000.

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