Targets / Paramount ; a Saticoy production ; screenplay by Peter Bogdanovich ; story by Polly Platt and Peter Bogdanovich ; directed and produced by Peter Bogdanovich.
Old Hollywood collides with New Hollywood, and screen horror with real-life horror, in the startling debut feature from Peter Bogdanovich. The chillingly prescient vision of American-made carnage casts Boris Karloff as a version of himself: an aging horror movie icon whose fate intersects with that of a seemingly ordinary young man on a psychotic shooting spree around Los Angeles. Charged with provocative ideas about the relationship between mass media and mass violence.
- ISBN: 9798886070323
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded booklet
- Edition: DVD special edition.
- Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, 
- Copyright: ©2023
Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: Audio commentary from 2003 featuring Bogdanovich; New interview with filmmaker Richard Linklater; Introduction to the film from 2003 by Bogdanovich; Audio excerpts from a 1983 interview with production designer Polly Platt at the American Film Institute; in booklet, an essay by critic Adam Nayman.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Laszlo Kovacs ; editor, Peter Bogdanovich.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Nancy Hsueh, James Brown, Arthur Peterson, Mary Jackson, Tanya Morgan, Sandy Baron.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, NTSC; region 1, aspect ratio 1.85:1, Dolby digital mono.
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:||
For private home use only.
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