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The Resource Hell's half acre, directed by John H. Auer ; screenwriter, Steve Fisher, (DVD videorecording)

Hell's half acre, directed by John H. Auer ; screenwriter, Steve Fisher, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Hell's half acre
Title
Hell's half acre
Statement of responsibility
directed by John H. Auer ; screenwriter, Steve Fisher
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John H. Auer directed this tale of Ex-racketeer, Chet Chester who is blackmailed by his former criminal partners. Chester's girlfriend Sally kills one of his enemies, but Chester takes the blame, assuming that he has enough clout to escape with a lighter sentence. Meanwhile, Dona Williams arrives on the scene, certain that Chester is her long-lost husband. When Sally is murdered, Chester escapes from Jail intending to find her killer and clear his name
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Elsa Lanchester, Jesse White, Wendell Corey, Evelyn Keyes, Nancy Gates, Marie Windsor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1975
  • 1912-1980
  • 1902-1986
  • 1914-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Auer, John H.
  • Fisher, Steve
  • Lanchester, Elsa
  • White, Jesse
  • Corey, Wendell
  • Olive Films
Runtime
91
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extortion
  • Murder
  • False imprisonment
  • Criminals
  • Film noir
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Hell's half acre, directed by John H. Auer ; screenwriter, Steve Fisher, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090056908
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DVO5690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829951413
  • (OCoLC)ocn829951413
  • 592373
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hell's half acre, directed by John H. Auer ; screenwriter, Steve Fisher, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090056908
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DVO5690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829951413
  • (OCoLC)ocn829951413
  • 592373
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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