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Film noir classics, III, Columbia Pictures, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Film noir classics, III
Title
Film noir classics
Title number
III
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures
Title variation
  • Film noir classics
  • Film noir classics
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Associated name
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Conductor
Director
Distributor
Host
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • (My name is Julia Ross) "An unemployed London secretary is hired as a live-in assistant for an elderly woman but soon finds herself in a nightmarish situation"--Container
  • (The mob) "A police detective ... goes undercover as a dock worker in New Orleans in order to investigate the criminal activities of a waterfront racket"--Container
  • (Drive a crooked road) "Los Angeles mechanic and race car enthusiast Eddie Shannon is seduced by a gangster's girlfriend and blackmailed into participating as the getaway driver in a bank robbery"--Container
  • (Tight spot) "A district attorney springs former model Sherry Conley from prison and tries to pressure her to testify against a powerful mobster she knew through close mutual acquaintances"--Container
  • (The burglar) "A cunning jewel thief ... targets the mansion of a wealthy evangelist as his final career heist"--Container
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • (My name is Julia Ross) Director of photography, Burnett Guffey; editor, Henry Batista
  • (The mob) Director of photography, Joseph Walker; editor, Charles Nelson; musical director, Morris Stoloff; musical score, George Dunning
  • (Drive a crooked road) Director of photography, Charles Lawton; editor, Jerome Thoms; musical director, Ross DiMaggio
  • (Tight spot) Director of photography, Burnett Guffey; editor, Viola Lawrence; music, George Dunning, conducted by Morris Stoloff
  • (The burglar) Director of photography, Don Malkames; editor, Herta Horn; music composed and conducted by Sol Kaplan
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
  • (My name is Julia Ross) Nina Foch, Dame May Whitty, George Macready, Roland Varno, Anita Bolster, Doris Lloyd
  • (The mob) Broderick Crawford, Betty Buehler, Richard Kiley, Otto Hulett, Matt Crowley
  • (Drive a crooked road) Mickey Rooney, Dianne Foster, Kevin McCarthy
  • (Tight spot) Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Brian Keith
  • (The burglar) Dan Duryea, Jayne Mansfield, Martha Vickers, Peter Capell, Mickey Shaughnessy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-2000
  • 1916-1987
  • 1922-2010
  • 1920-1989
  • 1908-1984
  • 1908-1985
  • 1917-1967
  • 1922-2009
  • 1865-1948
  • 1909-1973
  • 1908-1996
  • 1895-1985
  • 1896-1968
  • 1911-1986
  • 1904-1983
  • 1928-
  • 1911-1995
  • 1893-1973
  • 1921-1997
  • 1907-1968
  • 1933-1967
  • 1925-1971
  • 1920-1985
  • 1894-1980
  • 1899-1973
  • 1910-
  • 1917-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lewis, Joseph H.
  • Bolton, Muriel Roy
  • MacDonald, Wallace
  • Bowers, William
  • Bresler, Jerry
  • Parrish, Robert
  • Edwards, Blake
  • Quine, Richard
  • Taps, Jonie
  • Rachmil, Lewis J.
  • Karlson, Phil
  • Goodis, David
  • Kellman, Louis W
  • Wendkos, Paul
  • Foch, Nina
  • Whitty, May
  • Macready, George
  • Varno, Roland
  • Bolster, Anita
  • Lloyd, Doris
  • Crawford, Broderick
  • Buehler, Betty
  • Kiley, Richard
  • Hulett, Otto
  • Crowley, Matt
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Foster, Dianne
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Keith, Brian
  • Duryea, Dan
  • Mansfield, Jayne
  • Vickers, Martha
  • Capell, Peter
  • Shaughnessy, Mickey
  • Stoloff, Morris
  • Dunning, George
  • DiMaggio, Ross
  • Kaplan, Sol
  • Nablo, James Benson
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Gilbert, Anthony
  • Findley, Ferguson
  • Kantor, Lenard
  • Goodis, David
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Film Foundation
  • Turner Classic Movies (Firm)
Runtime
419
Series statement
TCM vault collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Housekeepers
  • Labor unions
  • Stevedores
  • Mechanics
  • Bank robberies
  • Witnesses
  • Jewel thieves
  • Film noir
  • Caper films
  • Crime films
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Film noir classics, III, Columbia Pictures, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of five motion pictures originally produced in 1945 ((My name is Julia Ross), 1951 (The mob), 1954 (Drive a crooked road), 1955 (Tight spot) and 1957 (The burglar)
  • My name is Julia Ross is based on the book The woman in red / by Anthony Gilbert. The mob is based on the Collier's magazine story Waterfront / by Ferguson Findley. Drive a crooked road is from a story by James Benson Nablo. Tight spot is based upon the play Dead pigeon by Lenard Kantor. The burglar is adapted from the novel The burglar / by David Goodis
  • "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Foundation and Turner Classic Movies partner on the third collection in the series ... fully restored and remastered"--Container
  • Special features include scene stills and movie posters; Martin Scorsese introduces Drive a crooked road and The burglar
  • Title from container
  • Aspect ratio:1.33:1 (My name is Julia Ross and The mob); 1.85:1 (Drive a crooked road, Tight spot and The burglar)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • (ca. 83 min.)
  • Tight spot
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
  • (ca. 96 min.)
  • The burglar
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by David Goodis ; produced by Louis W. Kellman ; directed by Paul Wendkos
  • (ca. 90 min.)
  • My name is Julia Ross
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Muriel Roy Bolton ; produced by Wallace Macdonald ; directed by Joseph H. Lewis
  • (ca. 64 min.)
  • The mob
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Jerry Bresler ; directed by Robert Parrish
  • (ca. 86 min.)
  • Drive a crooked road
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Blake Edwards ; adaptation by Richard Quine ; produced by Jonie Taps ; directed by Richard Quine
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen & widescreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 419 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
608866795414
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780083841
  • (OCoLC)ocn780083841
  • 607866
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Film noir classics, III, Columbia Pictures, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of five motion pictures originally produced in 1945 ((My name is Julia Ross), 1951 (The mob), 1954 (Drive a crooked road), 1955 (Tight spot) and 1957 (The burglar)
  • My name is Julia Ross is based on the book The woman in red / by Anthony Gilbert. The mob is based on the Collier's magazine story Waterfront / by Ferguson Findley. Drive a crooked road is from a story by James Benson Nablo. Tight spot is based upon the play Dead pigeon by Lenard Kantor. The burglar is adapted from the novel The burglar / by David Goodis
  • "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Foundation and Turner Classic Movies partner on the third collection in the series ... fully restored and remastered"--Container
  • Special features include scene stills and movie posters; Martin Scorsese introduces Drive a crooked road and The burglar
  • Title from container
  • Aspect ratio:1.33:1 (My name is Julia Ross and The mob); 1.85:1 (Drive a crooked road, Tight spot and The burglar)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • (ca. 83 min.)
  • Tight spot
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
  • (ca. 96 min.)
  • The burglar
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by David Goodis ; produced by Louis W. Kellman ; directed by Paul Wendkos
  • (ca. 90 min.)
  • My name is Julia Ross
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Muriel Roy Bolton ; produced by Wallace Macdonald ; directed by Joseph H. Lewis
  • (ca. 64 min.)
  • The mob
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Jerry Bresler ; directed by Robert Parrish
  • (ca. 86 min.)
  • Drive a crooked road
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Blake Edwards ; adaptation by Richard Quine ; produced by Jonie Taps ; directed by Richard Quine
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen & widescreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 419 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
608866795414
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780083841
  • (OCoLC)ocn780083841
  • 607866
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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