Seconds
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Published
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013].
Format
DVD
Edition
DVD special edition.
ISBN
9781604657586, 1604657588
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) 
Status
DVDs, Blu-rays & CDs (3rd Floor) - Adult Media, Feature Film
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Published
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013].
Edition
DVD special edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781604657586, 1604657588
UPC
715515108713

Notes

General Note
Wide screen (1.75:1).
General Note
Based on the novel by David Ely.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
General 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.
Creation/Production 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.
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for some nudity.
System Details
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards
Added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2015.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Frankenheimer, J., Lewis, E. (. p. p., Carlino, L. J., Hudson, R., Jens, S., Randolph, J., Geer, W., Corey, J., Anderson, R., Hamilton, M., Swenson, K., Dhiegh, K., Reid, F., Addy, W., Lawrence, J., Fraser, E., Heath, D., Brubaker, R., Morris, D., Werle, B., Howe, J. W., Haworth, T., Austin, J. P., Webster, F., Newhouse, D., Martell, J., Saldutti, P. V., Goldsmith, J., Baldwin, A., Evans, E., Palmer, R. B., Pomerance, M., Pittman, B., Sterritt, D., & Ely, D. (2013). Seconds (DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Frankenheimer et al.. 2013. Seconds. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Frankenheimer et al.. Seconds The Criterion Collection, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Frankenheimer, John, et al. Seconds DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2013.

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