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The Resource Seconds, a Paramount Picture ; [a] John Frankenheimer film ; 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

Seconds, a Paramount Picture ; [a] John Frankenheimer film ; 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

Label
Seconds
Title
Seconds
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount Picture ; [a] John Frankenheimer film ; 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
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Filmmaker
Film producer
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of added commentary
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
Added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2015.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some nudity
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Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S43 2013
PerformerNote
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
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  • Frankenheimer, John
  • Lewis, Edward
  • Carlino, Lewis John
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Jens, Salome
  • Randolph, John
  • Geer, Will
  • Corey, Jeff
  • Anderson, Richard
  • Hamilton, Murray
  • Swenson, Karl
  • Dhiegh, Khigh
  • Reid, Frances
  • Addy, Wesley
  • Lawrence, John
  • Fraser, Elisabeth
  • Heath, Dody
  • Brubaker, Robert
  • Morris, Dorothy
  • Werle, Barbara
  • Howe, James Wong
  • Haworth, Ted
  • Austin, John P.
  • Webster, Ferris
  • Newhouse, David
  • Martell, Jack
  • Saldutti, Peter V.
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Baldwin, Alec
  • Evans, Evans
  • Palmer, R. Barton
  • Pomerance, Murray
  • Pittman, Bruce
  • Sterritt, David
  • Ely, David
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Joel Productions
  • John Frankenheimer Productions
  • Gibraltar Productions, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
667
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  • Businessmen
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Businessmen
  • Surgery, Plastic
Technique
live action
Label
Seconds, a Paramount Picture ; [a] John Frankenheimer film ; 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Wide screen (1.75:1)
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Based on the novel by David Ely
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781604657586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515108713
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2295D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1631339
  • (OCoLC)849656869
  • 1619921
  • (OCoLC)ocn849656869
  • 1619921
  • 1631339
  • 1631339
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Seconds, a Paramount Picture ; [a] John Frankenheimer film ; 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
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Wide screen (1.75:1)
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Based on the novel by David Ely
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781604657586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515108713
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2295D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1631339
  • (OCoLC)849656869
  • 1619921
  • (OCoLC)ocn849656869
  • 1619921
  • 1631339
  • 1631339
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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