Chinatown

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Paramount,
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English
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A private detective, Jake Gittes, hired to investigate an adultery case, stumbles on the plot of a murder involving incest and the privatization of water through state and municipal corruption, land use and real estate. If he doesn't drop the case at once he faces threats of legal action, but he pursues it anyway, slowly uncovering a vast conspiracy.
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Last Grouping Update2020-01-17 15:14:00PM
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auth_author2Alonzo, John A., 1934-2001.
Bakalyan, Richard, 1931-
Dunaway, Faye,
Evans, Robert, 1930-2019,
Evans, Robert, 1930-2019.
Glover, Bruce, 1932-
Goldsmith, Jerry,
Hillerman, John,
Hillerman, John.
Huston, John, 1906-1987,
Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Jenson, Roy, 1935-
Ladd, Diane.
Lopez, Perry, 1929-2008,
Lopez, Perry, 1929-2008.
Mantell, Joe, 1915-2010.
Nicholson, Jack,
Polanski, Roman,
Towne, Robert,
Young, Burt,
Young, Burt.
author2-roleAlonzo, John A.,1934-2001.
Bakalyan, Richard,1931-
Dunaway, Faye,actor.
Evans, Robert,1930-2019,film producer.
Evans, Robert,1930-2019.
Glover, Bruce,1932-
Goldsmith, Jerry,composer.
Hillerman, John,actor.
Hillerman, John.
Huston, John,1906-1987,actor.
Huston, John,1906-1987.
Jenson, Roy,1935-
Ladd, Diane.
Lopez, Perry,1929-2008,actor.
Lopez, Perry,1929-2008.
Mantell, Joe,1915-2010.
Nicholson, Jack,actor.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm),publisher.
Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation,production company.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Polanski, Roman,director.
Polanski, Roman,film director.
Towne, Robert,screenwriter.
Young, Burt,actor.
Young, Burt.
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subject_facetCalifornia -- Los Angeles
California -- Los Angeles -- Chinatown
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Drama
Crime films
Detective and mystery films
Detective films and programs
Drama
Feature films
Features
Fiction films
Film noir
Films for the hearing impaired
Gangsters
Gangsters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
Gangsters -- Drama
Incest -- Drama
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Drama
Murder
Murder -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
Murder -- Drama
Mysteries
Public utilities -- Corrupt practices -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
Video recordings
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Videodiscs
Water rights
Water rights -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
Water-supply
Water-supply -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
title_displayChinatown
title_fullChinatown / a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Chinatown [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; a Robert Evans production of a Roman Polanski film ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
Chinatown [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski
title_shortChinatown
topic_facetCorrupt practices
Gangsters
History
Incest
Murder
Public utilities
Water rights
Water-supply
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