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Film noir classics, I, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Film noir classics, I
Title
Film noir classics
Title number
I
Title variation
  • Film noir classics
  • Film noir classics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Police are baffled by random killings of women; Det. Sgt. Dave Bannion takes on a powerful crime syndicate; plans to rob a casino as a hoax by a group of friends go awry when one of them takes it very seriously; two hit men must explain the disappearance of a heroin stash to their boss; a normally pragmatic hit man finds he has misgivings when his next job is to kill a woman who is about to give evidence against his boss
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
CO3
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
The sniper: Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz ; The big heat: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame ; 5 against the house: Guy Madison, Kim Novak ; The lineup: Eli Wallach, Robert Keith ; Murder by contract
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1890-1963
  • 1916-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dmytryk, Edward
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Menjou, Adolphe
  • Ford, Glenn
  • Madison, Guy
  • McGivern, William P
  • Finney, Jack
Runtime
428
Series statement
Collector's choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McGivern, William P
  • Finney, Jack
  • Murder
  • Detective and mystery plays
  • Criminals
  • Criminal investigation
  • Film noir
  • Crime films
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Motion picture film collections
  • Film adaptations
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Film noir classics, I, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "The big heat" based on the magazine articles by William P. McGivern; "5 against the house" based on the novel by Jack Finney
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1952-1958
  • Features: Martin Scorsese on Murder by contract, The sniper, and The big heat; Michael Mann on The big heat; The influence of noir with Christopher Nolan; commentary
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The sniper (1952) / produced by Stanley Kramer ; written by Harry Brown ; directed by Edward Dmytryk -- The big heat (1953) / produced by Robert Arthur ; screenplay by Sydney Boehm ; directed by Fritz Lang -- 5 against the house (1955) / produced by Stirling Silliphant ; written by John Barnwell, William Bowers, Stirling Silliphant ; directed by Phil Karlson -- The lineup (1958) / produced by Jaime Del Valle ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by Don Siegel -- Murder by contract (1958) / produced by Leon Chooluck ; written by Ben Simcoe ; directed by Irving Lerner
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen & widescreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (428 min.)
Isbn
9781435965058
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396306011
  • 00043396306011
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
30601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475221389
  • (OCoLC)475221389
System details
DVDs
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Film noir classics, I, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "The big heat" based on the magazine articles by William P. McGivern; "5 against the house" based on the novel by Jack Finney
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1952-1958
  • Features: Martin Scorsese on Murder by contract, The sniper, and The big heat; Michael Mann on The big heat; The influence of noir with Christopher Nolan; commentary
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The sniper (1952) / produced by Stanley Kramer ; written by Harry Brown ; directed by Edward Dmytryk -- The big heat (1953) / produced by Robert Arthur ; screenplay by Sydney Boehm ; directed by Fritz Lang -- 5 against the house (1955) / produced by Stirling Silliphant ; written by John Barnwell, William Bowers, Stirling Silliphant ; directed by Phil Karlson -- The lineup (1958) / produced by Jaime Del Valle ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; directed by Don Siegel -- Murder by contract (1958) / produced by Leon Chooluck ; written by Ben Simcoe ; directed by Irving Lerner
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen & widescreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (428 min.)
Isbn
9781435965058
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396306011
  • 00043396306011
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
30601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475221389
  • (OCoLC)475221389
System details
DVDs
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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