Amblin' [motion picture] /
directed and written by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Denis C. Hoffman.
[Los Angeles, CA] : United Productions of America, 1970.
1 film reel (24 min.; ca. 864 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
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[Los Angeles, CA] : United Productions of America, 1970.
credits note
Photography by Allen Daviau; music by Michael Lloyd; in charge of production, Ralph Barris; unit manager, Murray Weymouth; special photographic effects, Jim McIntyre; theme song composed by October Country; continuity, Anne Spielberg; production assistants, Marty Williams ... [et al.].
general note
Cinefx appears on leader and may be production company.
Copyright: Denis C. Hoffman; 17Sep70; LU3607.
Multi media reviews index, 1970, p. 3 lists distributor as Sigma III Corp. and year of release as 1968; other sources cited below list distributor as United Productions of America and year of release as 1970; probably released theatrically by Four Star Releasing in 1970 per poster for film.
Sources used: Landers film reviews, v. 15, no. 4, p. 1; Booklist, v. 69, no. 2, p. 71; Multi media reviews index, 1972, p. 6.
Pamela McMyler, Richard Levin.
Spielberg's first film (and the origin of the name of his production company) is about a young hitch-hiker who meets a young woman on the road in his journey to the Pacific coast. The film uses music instead of dialogue in the development of their relationship.
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