The Molly Maguires [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Tamm production, a Martin Ritt production ; produced by Martin Ritt and Walter Bernstein ; written by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Martin Ritt.
- ISBN: 0792197429
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Distributed by Paramount,  Hollywood, CA : Distributed by Paramount, 
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
Based on the book by Arthur H. Lewis.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; editor, Frank Bracht ; music, Henry Mancini ; costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins ; production designer, Tambi Larsen.|
|Participant or Performer Note:||Richard Harris, Sean Connery, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay, Anthony Zerbe, Bethel Leslie, Art Lund, Philip Bourneuf.|
|Summary, etc.:||James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the improverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The|
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG; for violence and some thematic material.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
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