Steven Spielberg (director)
Peter Benchley (novel, screenwriter)
Carl Gottlieb (screenwriter)
Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss (starring)

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, Circa 1975. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the set of the 1975 film, showing director Steven Spielburg talking with producers Richard Zanuck and David Brown. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso.

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

10 x 8 inches. About Fine.

National Film Registry. Ebert II.

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