Item Details

The Friends of Eddie Coyle [videorecording]

a Peter Yates film ; Paramount Pictures Corporation ; a Paul Monash production ; screenplay, Paul Monash ; produced by Paul Monash ; directed by Peter Yates
Format
Video; Book; DVD
Summary
World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.
Director
Peter Yates
Performers
Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Alex Rocco, Steven Keats, Joe Santos, Mitchell Ryan.
Release Date
1973
Run Time
102 min.
Language
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Notes
  • MPAA rating: R.
  • Based on the novel by George V. Higgins.
  • Videodisc release of the 1973 motion picture by Paramount Pictures Corporation.
  • Special features: New transfer, approved by director Peter Yates; audio commentary featuring Peter Yates; stills gallery; booklet with essays "They were expendable" by Kent Jones and "The last celluloid desperado" by Grover Lewis.
Edition
[Special ed.], widescreen
Series
The Criterion Collection
Criterion Collection
Series Statement
The Criterion collection ; 475
Criterion collection 475
ISBN
9781604651430, 1604651431
Credits
Director of photography, Victor J. Kemper ; editor, Patricia Lewis Jaffe ; music, Dave Grusin.
Published
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2009].
Publisher no.
CC1803D Criterion Collection
Description
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (44 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
DVD, region 1, NTSC; 1.85:1 aspect ratio (enhanced for 16x9 widescreen TVs); monaural.
Technical Details
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