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The long goodbye

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Widescreen version.


Elliott Gould, Nina Van Pellandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell, Henry Gibson.

Publication Information

Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


An irreverent characterization of detective Philip Marlowe from Raymond Chandler's classic detective story. Los Angeles private eye Marlowe faces the most bizarre case of his life when a friend's apparent suicide turns into a double murder involving a sexy blonde, a disturbed gangster and a suitcase full of drug money. But as Marlowe stumbles toward the truth, he soon finds himself lost in a maze of sex and deceit.


DVD format ; Dolby digital mono.

Videodisc release of the 1973 motion picture.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler.

Rated R.

In English with optional French language soundtrack ; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

Special features include: "Rip Van Marlowe" featurette with Robert Altman and Elliott Gould ; "Vilmos Zsigmond flashes The long goodbye" ; American Cinematographer reprint of 1973 article ; radio spots ; original theatrical trailer.

Presented in a widescreen format which preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio (2.35:1) ; enhanced for widescreen TVs.

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