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The Resource Rocky, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (DVD videorecording)

Rocky, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Rocky
Title
Rocky
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time. He works in a meat factory in Philadelphia for a meager wages so he also earns extra cash as a debt collector. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer. The promoters are touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody" to become a "somebody". The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time
Related
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 1977: Best Director (John G. Avildsen) ; Best Film Editing (Richard Halsey, Scott Conrad) ; Best Picture.
  • Golden Globes (USA), 1977: Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, James Crabe ; editor, Richard Halsey ; music, Bill Conti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1907-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Winkler, Irwin
  • Chartoff, Robert
  • Stallone, Sylvester
  • Avildsen, John G.
  • Shire, Talia
  • Young, Burt
  • Weathers, Carl
  • Meredith, Burgess
  • Halsey, Richard
  • Conrad, Scott
  • Conti, Bill
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character)
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing matches
  • Boxing managers
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Man-woman relationships
  • DVDs
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Rocky, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: Audio and video commentary with Sylvester Stallone; audio commentary with two boxing legends; audio commentary with the director, producers and cast members; three-part "In the ring" making-of documentary; 10 additional featurettes/documentaries; TV spots, TV appearances and trailers; a sneak peak at "Rocky Balboa."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Second-disc collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9786310564791
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616060259
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
106025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76823693
  • 701789
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rocky, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: Audio and video commentary with Sylvester Stallone; audio commentary with two boxing legends; audio commentary with the director, producers and cast members; three-part "In the ring" making-of documentary; 10 additional featurettes/documentaries; TV spots, TV appearances and trailers; a sneak peak at "Rocky Balboa."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Second-disc collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9786310564791
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616060259
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
106025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76823693
  • 701789
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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