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The Resource Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray DVD)

Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray DVD)

Label
Ace in the hole
Title
Ace in the hole
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of the most scathing indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker. An amoral newspaper reporter washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1925-2008
  • 1916-
  • 1923-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Samuels, Lesser
  • Newman, Walter
  • Arthur, Robert
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
111
Series statement
Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Immorality
  • Press
  • Journalists
  • Situation ethics
  • Mine accidents
  • Mass media
  • Film noir
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Albuquerque (N.M.)
Technique
live action
Label
Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Blu-ray special edition features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "Portrait of a '60% perfect man': Billy Wilder," a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment ; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas ; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878150493
  • (OCoLC)ocn878150493
System details
  • Blu-ray; Requires blu-ray player; Aspect ratio, 1.37:1; Dolby Digital; Region A
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Blu-ray special edition features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "Portrait of a '60% perfect man': Billy Wilder," a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment ; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas ; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878150493
  • (OCoLC)ocn878150493
System details
  • Blu-ray; Requires blu-ray player; Aspect ratio, 1.37:1; Dolby Digital; Region A
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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