Jaws

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, Circa 1975. Vintage studio still photograph from the set of the 1975 film, showing director Steven Spielburg inspecting a hanging prop shark.

The film that basically invented the concept of the summer blockbuster, forever changing how movies were greenlit and marketed, and, along with "Star Wars" two years later, effectively signaling the end of the New Hollywood Cinema. Based on the 1974 novel by Peter Benchley.

Winner of three Academy Awards, with a fourth nomination for Best Picture.

Set in the fictional Amity Island, shot on location in Martha's Vineyard, MA.

10 x 8 inches. Small spot of adhesive residue near the bottom edge, else Near Fine.

National Film Registry. Ebert II.


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