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The Color of Money
Director: Martin Scorsese (Dir)
Release Date:   17 Oct 1986
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 17 Oct 1986
Duration (in mins):   119
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Cast:   Paul Newman (Eddie)  
    Tom Cruise (Vincent)  
    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Carmen)  
    Helen Shaver (Janelle)  
    John Turturro (Julian)  

Production Company: Touchstone Pictures  
  Silver Screen Partners II  
Distribution Company: Buena Vista Distribution Co., Inc.  
Director: Martin Scorsese (Dir)
Producer: Irving Axelrad (Prod)
  Barbara De Fina (Prod)
Writer: Richard Price (Scr)
Photography: Michael Ballhaus (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Boris Leven (Prod des)
Film Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker (Film ed)
Music: Robbie Robertson (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the novel The Color of Money by Walter Tevis (original publication undetermined).
Authors: Walter Tevis

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Touchstone Pictures a.a.d.o. the Walt Disney Company 17/10/1986 dd/mm/yyyy PA302757

Physical Properties: Sd:

Genre: Drama

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   14 Oct 1986   p. 3, 88.
Los Angeles Times   17 Oct 1986   p. 1, 8.
New York Times   17 Oct 1986   p. 12.
Variety   8 Oct 1986   p. 21, 40.

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