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Title Seconds / a Paramount Picture ; a Joel Productions, Inc. presentation ; produced by Joel Productions, Inc. and John Frankenheimer Productions, Inc. in association with Gibraltar Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Lewis John Carlino ; produced by Edward Lewis ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

Imprint [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]


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 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD  DVD SECONDS    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD SECONDS    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD SECONDS    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Series The Criterion collection ; 667
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 667.
System Details DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the hearing-impaired.
Credits Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; art director, Ted Haworth ; set decorations, John Austin ; film editors, Ferris Webster, David Newhouse ; costumers, Jack Martel, Pete Saldutti ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, John Randolph, Will Geer, Jeff Corey, Richard Anderson, Murray Hamilton, Karl Swenson, Khigh Dhiegh, Frances Reid, Wesley Addy, John Lawrence, Elisabeth Fraser, Dody Heath, Robert Brubaker, Dorothy Morris, Barbara Werle.
Note Based on the novel by David Ely.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some nudity.
Summary A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn.
Note Special features: Audio commentary with director John Frankenheimer; Alec Baldwin on Seconds (interview with the actor on Frankenheimer and Seconds); A second look (making of featurette featuring interviews with director John Frankenheimer's widow, Evans Frankenheimer, and actor Salome Jens); Palmer and Pomerance on Seconds (visual essay by film scholars R. Barton Palmer and Murray Pomerance); Archival footage: John Frankenheimer (interview with Frankenheimer originally broadcast on Canadian television in 1971 and produced by filmmaker Bruce Pittman); Hollywood on the Hudson (excerpt from rare WNBC news special in 1965 featuring an interview with Rock Hudson). Booklet features an essay by critic David Sterritt.
Subject Businessmen -- Drama.
Surgery, Plastic -- Drama.
Businessmen. (OCoLC)fst00842951
Surgery, Plastic. (OCoLC)fst01139417
Genre/Form Feature films -- United States.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Horror films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Horror films. (OCoLC)fst01710373
Thrillers (Motion pictures) (OCoLC)fst01726193
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002, film director.
Lewis, Edward (Producer), film producer.
Carlino, Lewis John, screenwriter.
Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985, actor.
Jens, Salome, actor.
Randolph, John, 1915-2004, actor.
Geer, Will, actor.
Corey, Jeff, 1914-2002, actor.
Anderson, Richard, 1926-2017 actor.
Hamilton, Murray, actor.
Swenson, Karl, 1908-1978, actor.
Dhiegh, Khigh, actor.
Reid, Frances, 1914-2010, actor.
Addy, Wesley, actor.
Lawrence, John, 1931-1992, actor.
Fraser, Elisabeth, 1920-2005, actor.
Heath, Dody, 1928- actor.
Brubaker, Robert, actor.
Morris, Dorothy, 1922-2011, actor.
Werle, Barbara, actor.
Howe, James Wong, director of photography.
Haworth, Ted, 1917-1993, art director.
Austin, John P., set decorator.
Webster, Ferris, 1912-1989, editor of moving image work.
Newhouse, David, editor of moving image work.
Martell, Jack, costume designer.
Saldutti, Peter V., 1928-2010, costume designer.
Goldsmith, Jerry, composer (expression)
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- interviewee (expression)
Evans, Evans, 1936- interviewee (expression)
Palmer, R. Barton, 1946- filmmaker.
Pomerance, Murray, 1946- filmmaker.
Pittman, Bruce, producer.
Sterritt, David, writer of added text.
Ely, David, 1927- Seconds.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Joel Productions.
John Frankenheimer Productions.
Gibraltar Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604657586
Standard No. 715515108713
Music No. CC2295D The Criterion Collection
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